It’s a scary time to be an American in Madrid

March 25, 2003 • 0
In a matter of a week, the climate has changed in Madrid. Not from winter to spring — from amiable to chilly. I cannot even imagine what the atmosphere is like in the United States right now, but I imagine anxieties there are of a different nature. When a reporter contacted me a few weeks »

New York Times to return to dining halls

September 23, 2002 • 0
Yale students often complain about having too many papers to deal with. Most Yalies, however, are excited about the prospect of getting one more — The New York Times — in the dining halls. The Yale College Council has been working with the Yale administration and the Yale Daily News to come up with a »

Berkeley dining hall to offer organic food

September 17, 2002 • 0
Yale is planning to expand its organic offerings — in the Berkeley College dining hall, not on Science Hill. Berkeley Master John Rogers, accompanied by various members of the college’s dining hall staff and about nine students, attended “A Celebration of Connecticut Farms in Washington Depot” this Sunday. Ernst Huff, the associate vice president of »

All students can now access new student space

September 13, 2002 • 0
Some students got into their first choice seminar. Several hundred students got into Cold War. But now there’s a place where everyone can get in — the Student Organizations Center. After opening last spring with limited access and hours, the Yale College Dean’s Office has decided to give every undergraduate access to the center, located »

Screening for foreign students heightened

September 10, 2002 • 0
As the United States continues to tighten security, Yale Federal Relations Officer Richard Jacob said he is “cautiously optimistic” that recent government action regarding international students and sensitive areas of study will not adversely affect Yale. Ann Kuhlman, the director of the Office of International Students and Scholars, said her office will comply with the »

Visa delays keep Yalies abroad

September 6, 2002 • 0
Three incoming Yale freshmen and several returning students were unable to join their classmates this fall because of increased security measures that have prevented them from obtaining visas. Ann Kuhlman, the director of the Office of International Students and Scholars, said she could surmise that students who have had trouble seem to be males from »

YCC’s Fallon tickets going fast

September 5, 2002 • 0
Jimmy Fallon’s Sept. 13 comedy show in Woolsey Hall is already about halfway sold out, Yale College Council officers said. “The people that I’ve talked to are very excited about the Fallon event and the YCC is equally encouraged by the ticket sales,” YCC Treasurer Andrew Klaber ’04 said. “We’re about halfway sold out and »

Jimmy Fallon to perform comedy show in Woolsey

August 2, 2002 • 0
Jimmy Fallon will perform at a comedy show Sept. 13 in Woolsey Hall, Yale College Council President Andrew Allison ’04 said Wednesday. The YCC will sponsor the event, which will be held at 9 p.m. in the 2,700 seat auditorium. Allison said the council was considering charging about $15 for tickets to cover costs, but »

History prof may become Stiles master

May 1, 2002 • 0
History professor Stuart Schwartz has been in discussions with Yale President Richard Levin about becoming the next master of Ezra Stiles College. If Schwartz is the next master, he would not begin his position until the fall of 2003 because he and his wife, Spanish and Portuguese professor Maria Jordan, will be on leave next »

YCC bids for fall comedy show with Jimmy Fallon

May 1, 2002 • 0
The Yale College Council has put in a bid for a fall comedic performance by “Saturday Night Live” comedian Jimmy Fallon, incoming YCC President Andrew Allison ’04 said. Allison said the show will take place Friday, Sept. 13, the last day of the fall shopping period. The performance will be in Woolsey Hall and open »

Allison ’04 elected YCC president

April 26, 2002 • 0
With approximately 45 percent of the vote, Andrew Allison ’04 won the Yale College Council presidency for the 2002-2003 academic year, YCC Vice President EB Kelly ’03 announced yesterday. Ryan Sheely ’04 is the new vice president, Lindsey Parker ’04 is the new secretary, Andrew Klaber ’04 won the office of treasurer, and Elliott Mogul »

YCC calls for online course critique

April 25, 2002 • 0
At the last Yale College Council meeting of the year, representatives passed a resolution saying that Yale should create a comprehensive online course critique, and approved a letter to University Dining Services Director David Davidson detailing the results of the recent YCC dining hall survey. Andrew Allison ’04, who wrote the letter to Davidson, said »