New Haven police officer fights crime by barking

In a striking display of cheeky ingenuity usually not seen outside of two-bit daytime sitcoms, a New Haven police officer successfully frightened two wanted men out of a house by imitating a barking police dog. The saga began in Hamden, where the two men out-drove Hamden police in a car chase before being spotted entering […]

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The Academy Awards for Dummies

Tonight, the world of popular culture will be all aflutter and atwitter (a word which here means “inundated with tweets”) with the excitement of the Academy Awards. Movie buffs around the world will gather in front of their televisions to partake in such activities as cheering for their favorite films of 2012, debating the merits […]

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How a layperson understands section

For most of my life growing up in the ultra-burbs of rural western Nebraska, I always knew that I had at least one talent that exceeded the capabilities of many of my peers: a dazzlingly vast vocabulary. My peers frequently asked if I “really talked like that” (very true) and occasionally theorized that I did […]

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Love Week speaker denounces casual sex

Richard Panzer ’73, founder of the Institute for Relationship Intelligence, condemned the “hook-up” culture in a True Love Week event that drew about 20 students Wednesday afternoon. In the talk, sponsored by Undergraduates for a Better Yale College (UBYC), Panzer drew from studies in sociology and evolutionary biology to describe how romantic and physical intimacy […]

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News producer discusses media, politics

Though Richard Kaplan said he once dreamed of living in the White House as president of the United States, he settled for being president of two major news networks instead. Kaplan, executive producer of ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour” and former president of both CNN and MSNBC, discussed his five-decade career working for American […]

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