Student startup storms cyberspace

A student start-up launched in July gives consumers easy access to new digital currency that is quickly spreading across cyberspace. Thomas McCabe ’12 founded Get-Bitcoin.com this summer after struggling to find websites that sell Bitcoins, a digital currency created in 2009 that people can use to anonymously trade and buy products from select companies. McCabe […]

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Doctors dance to donate

Singing surgeons, dancing doctors and pirouetting nurse practitioners were just a portion of the entertainers who headlined an “Evening of Cabaret” at the Yale School of Medicine Saturday night. The Yale-New Haven Hospital Auxiliary presented a four-hour cabaret show to benefit the hospital’s Aortic Institute, showcasing the talents of medical workers, hospital business administrators and […]

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Elis urged to face homelessness

While most Yalies pass homeless New Haveners on their way to class, a campus group gave their interactions with the homeless more thought at a panel on Monday night. The event, entitled “Can You Look Me in the Eye?” and sponsored by the Yale Hunger and Homelessness Project, featured four panelists and attracted 70 students […]

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Audience questions Moroccan prince

The Arab Spring came under scrutiny Monday night as 100 students, faculty and community members gathered in Linsly-Chittenden Hall to hear a prince of Morocco speak about developments in the Middle East. At the talk, which the Arab Students’ Association has been working for over a yearto organize, Prince Moulay Hicham ben Abdallah el-Alaoui discussed […]

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