Opinion

Nazi symbols no more than harsh reminders

February 26, 2008 • 14
On Sunday night in a Pierson-wide e-mail, Master Harvey Goldblatt informed the students about a swastika and an SS symbol written on an Old Campus tree in packed snow. “Let us ALL agree that such behavior is completely INTOLERABLE,” he wrote in the e-mail. I disagree with Master G. In the modern context, we should »
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Prof-student forestry team inks award-winning book

March 29, 2005 • 0
A book written by two members of the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies which plants the seeds of new forestry policy debate, won the 2005 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for environmental policy and politics. Ben Cashore, a professor at the environmental school, and Graeme Auld FES ’09 wrote “Governing Through Markets: Forest Certification »
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ITS installs new cluster for medical research

March 2, 2005 • 0
The usual hum in the basement of Yale Information Technology Services will soon be accompanied by the roar of a new high-performance computing cluster, called Beowulf. ITS Director of Academic Media and Technology Charles Powell said research at the Yale School of Medicine is becoming increasingly computer-dependent. Beowulf will primarily be used by the medical »
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Red Cross holds blood drive at Yale

January 20, 2005 • 0
The students at the Yale School of Medicine understand the value of blood better than most. Still, several volunteered to part with one pint of their own in exchange for sandwiches, soda and a sticker. The Red Cross hosted its quarterly medical school blood drive Wednesday in Harkness Lounge. Red Cross worker Melissa Rossi said »