Citizen Science project takes flight

The Yale Citizen Science project kicked off its first fall semester with a bird walk held Friday afternoon.


Legislative hopeful Biviano ’97 under fire for topless photo

Yale alum and Spokane Valley, Wash. legislative hopeful Amy Biviano ’97 has come under fire for appearing topless in a 1995 Playboy photo shoot that featured “Women of the Ivy League.” Biviano, a Democrat who is challenging Republican incumbent Matt Shea’s seat representing the 4th District of Spokane Valley, has said she does not regret […]


Steps taken in herpes prevention

Yale professor Akiko Iwasaki is in the process of creating a new method of vaccination that may be the first step in preventing the spread of genital herpes, also known as herpes simplex virus. Iwasaki, a professor of immunobiology at the Yale School of Medicine and member of the molecular virology program at the Yale […]


Last Comic Standing draws laughs

Yale College Dean Mary Miller, white girls rapping and having “the talk” with parents all found their way into jokes told at Thursday night’s Last Comic Standing competition. The stand-up comedy event, sponsored by the Yale College Council, gave 13 Yale students the chance to showcase their comedic talent on stage in front of a […]


Child abuse on the rise, study shows

According to a recent study, child abuse is on the rise. Yale School of Medicine professor of pediatrics John Leventhal and Julie Gaither GRD ’14 have determined that cases of child abuse may have increased in the past decade. The results of their study, which was published in the November issue of the journal “Pediatrics,” […]