Kissinger talks diplomacy
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger came to campus Friday afternoon to discuss his experience as a diplomat and his views on international relations.
YCC | Zenas Han ’15, UOC chair
Zenas Han ’15 hopes to apply the skills he learned through a semester away from Yale as chair of the Undergraduate Organizing Committee.
Brooks considers the modern president
On President’s Day, New York Times columnist David Brooks shared his experiences interacting with the United States president as a political commentator during the last two presidencies.
Students push for Korean Studies
A group of students has been working since September 2012 to raise awareness of the lack of a major in Korean studies at Yale.
City results indicate strong voter turnout
Despite the cold weather, Yale students and New Haven residents came out to vote in hoards on Tuesday. New Haven Election Day results indicated an overwhelming Democratic majority in the city, with President Barack Obama receiving over 90 percent of the presidential vote, Congressman Chris Murphy winning over 87 percent of Senate ballots and Congresswoman »
Grants to fund rare language research
Yale linguist and anthropologist Mark Turin plans to preserve some of the world’s most endangered languages by enlisting the help of native speakers. Turin was recently awarded roughly $70,000 for two different projects which will document these rare languages. A $20,000 grant from the Google Earth Outreach program, which was awarded to him Oct. 31, »
Panelists discuss food policy
Representatives of the fields of law, consumer advocacy, business and journalism conversed about food regulation and sustainable practices at a Thursday afternoon panel in the Yale Law School. Hosted by the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, the Yale Environmental Law Association and the Yale Sustainable Food Project, the discussion touched on practices of »
Admins, Greek leaders review new policies
Fraternity and sorority leaders voiced concerns over the University’s changing approach to alcohol-related incidents and Greek-sponsored events at a Tuesday meeting with administrators. The meeting presented an opportunity for Greek leaders to provide feedback concerning three new policies impacting fraternities and sororities — one requiring all off-campus parties with over 50 attendees to register with »
Students, local businesses anticipate Chipotle
Owner-manager Sharif Farouq’s Tomatillo Taco Joint has been open for just three months on Elm Street, but in just three more months, Farouq and other New Haven burrito vendors may face their toughest competition yet. In the wake of last week’s news that a Chipotle Mexican Grill will open on Chapel Street in early 2013, »
McCoy awarded Gordon Brown Prize
Dakota McCoy ’13 wears many hats at Yale. She is a varsity athlete, a freshman counselor, a published researcher and a section leader for Whim ‘n Rhythm, and it might seem she does not have room for another feather in her cap. But the Branford resident, originally from Wexford, Pa., is the recipient of this »
Price hike at Durfee’s angers students
Students forgoing lunch in dining halls in favor of food at Durfee’s have found that their swipes are buying them less than they did last year. The prices of many items at Durfee’s, Yale Dining’s convenience store on Old Campus, increased for the first time in three years due to rising wholesale prices and contractually »