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Sleep-deprived Yalies trade pillows for pills

October 27, 2004 • 0
Few Yalies are surprised when the sent tag on a friend’s e-mail indicates it was written at 4:30 a.m. In fact, many of them often read such early-morning missives a few minutes after they are sent. Sleep deprivation is a fact of life at Yale and campuses across the nation. Thanks to the combined pressures »
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Fair Share wants Yale to pay more

October 26, 2004 • 0
Postcards hung from a clothesline over Cross Campus yesterday, gathered by the New Haven Students’ Fair Share Coalition to represent student support for a tighter fiscal relationship between the University and the city it calls home. In five hours yesterday on Cross Campus, the coalition gathered around 500 postcards — two each from 250 Yale »
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From rats to cats, campus is home suite home

October 22, 2004 • 1
Two cats, one orange and one gray-and-white, tear across the tile floor of a small apartment just off-campus. Their owner, Emily Garcia ’05, smiles. “They didn’t [get along] at first,” she says. “Now they’re just playing.” Pets are a common sight in this country. In a survey conducted in 2003, the American Pet Association found »
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Summers: Deficit poses risk

October 19, 2004 • 0
The current condition of the United States’ trade could present a threat to the global economy, said Lawrence H. Summers, the president of Harvard University and former Secretary of the Treasury under President Clinton, at a talk Monday in Luce Hall. In a speech sponsored by the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, Summers »
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City to host Iranian center

October 16, 2004 • 0
Downtown New Haven will soon play host to a new effort to preserve the memories and experiences of the Iranian people. The U.S. State Department’s Human Rights and Democracy Fund recently allotted a $1 million, two-year grant to establish the Iranian Human Rights Documentation Center, which will be dedicated to recording human rights abuses by »
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Physicist seeks WIMPs

October 16, 2004 • 0
Yale professor Dan McKinsey has received a $625,000 grant to search for WIMPs — weakly interacting massive particles, that is. McKinsey, a professor in the physics department and head of the McKinsey Group at Yale University, received the Packard Fellowship, a five-year grant of $625,000 from the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, to carry out »
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ACT president shares swing state strategies

October 5, 2004 • 0
Faced with a packed audience consisting of interested students and regular members of the Yale College Democrats, Harold Ickes laughed, leaned forward and said, “Big turnout. Big year.” As the president of the Media Fund and chief of staff for America Coming Together — two tax-exempt organizations which have been campaigning extensively against the election »
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College store increases convenience with deli, grill

September 27, 2004 • 0
Night owls seeking a chicken parmesan in the wee hours of the morning can now fly farther than Broadway to satisfy their primal hunger. College Convenience & Deli, the family-owned, one-stop market on College Street across from the Shubert Theater, recently changed its name from College Convenience following the addition of a grill and deli »
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Zigler decries proposed localization of Head Start

September 13, 2004 • 0
In a speech given Friday afternoon at the Becton Center, Edward Zigler of the Bush Center for Child Development and Social Policy at Yale provided his audience with what he called “47 minutes of horror and three minutes of light,” forecasting a troubled future for the national Head Start program while urging its supporters and »