W. BASKETBALL | Bulldogs outlast Crusaders

The women’s basketball team (1–0) took a nine-point lead into the half, but had to stave off a second-half surge by Holy Cross (0–1) before the Bulldogs emerged with the 74–71 win at the Hart Center on Friday night. It was the third consecutive year that the Bulldogs started off their season with a close […]

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Thursday’s Buzz: 11.4.10

THE NEWS The News continues to follow the results of the gubernatorial race in Connecticut. Both the Democrat and the Republican candidate in Connecticut’s hotly-contested gubernatorial race announced late this afternoon that they have begun forming transition teams. Democrat Dan Malloy, who the Secretary of the State said leads unofficial tallies by 3,103 votes, announced […]

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Viral video talks Bloom GRD ’56

Yale’s own professor Harold Bloom GRD ’56 received a shout out of sorts in the viral video “So You Want to Get a PHD in the Humanities.” The video’s premise is a meeting between a jaded dean and a motivated young undergraduate who wants to attend graduate school for English. The almost five minute video […]

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Residential College Roundup: 9.29.2010

At this week’s residential college council meetings, event planning was in full force. The Branford College Council discussed a possible inter-college event with neighboring Saybrook, perhaps a “neighbor dance.” Such neighborly dancing will more definitely take place this Friday between Ezra Stiles and Morse Colleges, which are hosting a joint screw, the first of the […]

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Feminist recalls time at NOW

From marching down New York’s Fifth Avenue to fighting for a bill that banned credit lenders from discriminating on the basis of sex, Carole De Saram is a feminist on the front lines of the battle for gender equality. De Saram, the former president of the New York City chapter of the National Women’s Organization […]

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YCC | Annie Shi ’12, vice president

A self-proclaimed realist, Piersonite Annie Shi ’12 may not want to introduce academic minors. But she does want “language certificates” and “secondary concentrations.” Shi, who is running for vice president, said that unlike her fellow candidates, she refuses to run on something that she knows wouldn’t happen. So Shi explained that the great faculty and […]

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Gehry talks craft at packed event

Frank Gehry’s auditoriums are known for their vast interior spaces, but in the cramped Hastings Hall on Thursday evening, space was just what was missing. World-renowned architect Gehry spoke to an audience of about 250 at the School of Architecture. Because the hall reached capacity 20 minutes before the event, students, professors and New Haven […]

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Some moms force illness on healthy children

Imagine being surgically cut open and having doctors insert tubes and wires into your body — when there is nothing physically wrong with you. This horror was a reality for Julie Gregory, the best-selling author of “Sickened: a Memoir of a Münchausen by Proxy Childhood,” who gave a talk Wednesday in William L. Harkness Hall […]

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Schiller speaks on future of journalism

Contrary to popular belief, journalism and public media are not dead — at least according to Vivian Schiller. Schiller, the president and CEO of National Public Radio, spoke to an audience of about 50 at a Davenport College Master’s Tea on Monday. She debunked popular fears about the decline of journalism in America and advised […]

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Perry discusses design career

It may come as a surprise that the author of the book “Hand Job” is a graphic designer. But “Hand Job” is a compilation of hand-drawn typography by world-renowned designer Mike Perry, who gave a talk titled “Make, Make, Make” at the Yale University Art Gallery on Thursday evening. Perry, 28, related an account of […]

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Morse wins Iron Chef contest

Knives slashing through locally grown crops, woks sizzling as smoke furls and rises, perspiring student chefs bringing diverse flavors together as they race to beat the clock — it’s Iron Chef Yale, and it’s the Final Cut. Twelve teams, one from each residential college, competed Wednesday night in Commons for the honor of having their […]

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Morsels prepare tasty morsels for Iron Chef win

Those in-suite kitchenettes are doing the Morsels some good: Morse’s team — composed of Celina Kirchner ’10, Matt Boone ’12 and Kevin Adkisson ’12 — took home the $1,000 prize in Wednesday night’s Iron Chef Yale competition in Commons dining hall. The trio prepared an appetizer of cones with salmon ceviche, consisting of mango, sprouts, […]

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