Tailgate likely to draw small crowd

Though several fraternities who normally attend tailgates will not be present at the first tailgate of the 2012 football season this Saturday, fraternity leaders and other students interviewed said the new tailgate regulations did not affect their decisions. Last January, administrators issued new tailgating restrictions — prohibiting U-Hauls and kegs, confining student tailgating activity to […]

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Students navigate dining plans

Yale Dining offers several different meal plans to cater to preferences of various types of students, including early risers who regularly eat three meals per day and students living off-campus who eat at dining halls less frequently. But no matter which meal plan students choose, they pay roughly the same price. The majority of undergraduates […]

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Student life VP drafts plans

As she settles into her office in Woodbridge Hall, University Secretary and Vice President for Student Life Kimberly Goff-Crews ’83 LAW ’86 is still ironing out her plans for coordinating student affairs across Yale. The newest addition to Yale’s set of officers, Goff-Crews arrived in August to fill a position created by University President Richard […]

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DKE faces suit for fatal 2003 crash

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the family of a victim of the 2003 car crash that killed four Yale students and injured five others may proceed in a lawsuit against the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity on the grounds of negligence. The students, all of whom were members of DKE, were returning to campus […]

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Dining considers table-tent ban

Student organizations may soon be prohibited from publicizing their groups through flyers in dining halls. Yale Dining is considering implementing the policy because of clutter on tables, sustainability efforts and the administrative hassle of approving advertisements, said Cathy Van Dyke, director of residential dining. The majority of students interviewed said the table tent flyers currently […]

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YCC seeks greater role in admin decisions

As the 2012-’13 Yale College Council executive board ends the first month of its tenure on campus, it aims to increase communication between the council and students as well as between students and administrators. Members of the YCC executive board said they hope to enhance student participation and input in administrative decisions, beginning with the […]

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Frats and YPD discuss tailgate rules

After the Yale Police Department and fraternities discussed off-campus party registration last week in a meeting deemed successful by both sides, they turned their attention to tailgate regulations Wednesday night. Three fraternity leaders met with several officials from the YPD and Yale Athletics Department to discuss ways to keep student attendance at tailgates high in […]

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Greeks adjust to fall rush ban

This fall’s new ban on freshman rush has proven difficult to adjust to among fraternities, according to Greek leaders. Greek organizations have had to adjust their rush plans in light of a policy announced last March that prohibits freshmen from joining fraternities and sororities during first semester. While some fraternities — the only Greek organizations […]

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Gentry warns of alcohol dangers

Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry sent a college-wide email Friday afternoon addressing student concerns with the new off-campus party registration policy. After the new rule — which requires students to register any off-campus party with over 50 attendees with the Dean’s Office — was announced last month, many students have brought comments to Gentry […]

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YPD addresses off-campus party concerns

A Wednesday meeting with Yale Police Department officials has led Greek leaders to feel more comfortable with plans for enforcement of the new off-campus party registration requirement. Since administrators announced last month that students must register all off-campus parties with over 50 attendees, student leaders have had mixed responses to the new rule, with several […]

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Admissions Office friends class of 2016

Shortly being accepted to Yale, Jay Wong ’16 joined the Yale College Class of 2016 Facebook group, a page that provides a platform for online discussion among all admitted freshmen. Wong commented on several posts regarding Yale-related topics, totaling 37 posts in the week after he joined the group. He also commented on posts that […]

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Yale Dining rolls out new vacation meal options

To adjust to Yale College’s new academic calendar, Yale Dining will now keep residential dining halls open over school recesses this year. Students on a meal plan will be able to dine on campus at no additional cost during this year’s October break and for four days over Thanksgiving vacation. All residential colleges will remain […]

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