Harvard does not ‘like’ FCC shirts

After clashes with Harvard’s licensing office, famed Harvard dropouts Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Matt Damon no longer “like” this year’s Freshman Class Council Harvard-Yale shirt. The earliest designs for Harvard-Yale Facebook-themed shirts released by the FCC in early November conflicted with Harvard’s “Use-of-Name” policies, which specify in what contexts the university’s trademarks may be […]

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“Gwathmey Siegel” honors key Yale architects

Two iconic figures in Yale’s architectural history come to the forefront in a new exhibit in Rudolph Hall. On Monday, “Gwathmey Siegel: Inspiration and Transformation” opened at the Yale School of Architecture to celebrate the life and work of Charles Gwathmey ARC ’62 and Robert Siegel, the architects behind the 2008 renovation of Rudolph Hall […]

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Harvard Licensing holds up FCC shirts

The game is in six days. So why haven’t you seen any eager freshmen already sporting their official FCC game shirt? After submitting the shirt design to the Dean’s office and the Yale licensing office, the FCC was asked to consult with Harvard Licensing, said Nathan Kohrman ’15, chair of the Freshman College Council. This […]

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Dining hall food comes to tailgate

Want to spend your first day of Thanksgiving Break eating dining hall food? Well you’re in luck! Yale Dining’s hosting a tailgate for The Game. In an email sent to students on Friday, Yale Dining began advertising for its own celebration of Yale pride and asked students to bring their IDs to access the goodies. […]

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High school classics competition rages

“Translate ‘remain’ in the following sentence: If Catiline should rem…” BUZZ. The reader can’t even get the whole question out before a player pounces on the buzzer, hoping to win eternal glory for himself and his team. This is common at Certamen tournaments across the nation, and is now common at Yale, which got its […]

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Architects debate safety practices

On Dec. 22, 2003, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck a populated area in central California and killed two people. Four days later, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Bam, Iran. But that time, the death toll was 30,000. This kind of disparity was the subject of “Catastrophe and Consequence: The Campaign for Safe Buildings,” a symposium […]

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New Haven ‘Low Line’ to celebrate regional history

Yalies will soon have another reason to bring their bikes to school. The Farmington Canal Trail, an approximately 84-mile path between the waterfront in New Haven and Northampton, Mass., will soon carve its way through Yale’s campus. Though New Haven and neighboring communities have been converting the Farmington Canal Railroad into a walking, jogging and […]

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Musicians remember Miller MUS ’07 in concert

A musician in life, John Miller MUS ’07 received a musical tribute in death. On Sunday afternoon, Miller’s former students, as well as faculty and alumni at the Yale School of Music, held a memorial concert at Sprague’s Morse Recital Hall in honor of Miller, a member of the school’s staff and a leader in […]

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Exhibit brings Open Studios to a close

Have you ever yearned to watch a man perform in a living room made entirely of piñatas? Performing artists John O’Donnell and Bill Beckett put on a show that was just that for the opening of New Haven’s 14th annual City-Wide Open Studios festival earlier this month. Now, as Open Studios draws to a close, […]

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YNHH patient inspires bone marrow drive

Four out of five Americans of European descent can find a bone marrow donor match. But for those of South Asian heritage, the chances are drastically reduced — one out of 20,000. Amit Gupta, the online entrepreneur responsible for websites like Photojojo and The Daily Jolt, is experiencing this disparity firsthand. Gupta, whose family is […]

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For Architecture students, course changes spur extracurricular development

Despite a heavy midterm workload, undergraduates in the architecture major organized a taste of the department’s offerings for freshmen and sophomores considering the field. Ink & Vellum, Yale’s undergraduate architecture society, held a semiformal pin-up of undergraduate work on Monday at the School of Architecture, drawing not only prospective applicants to the major but also […]

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Classical Indian musicians perform, reflect

On Tuesday night, North Indian classical musicians Rabindra Goswami and Ramchandra “Ramu” Pandit performed at Battell Chapel in the third stop on their latest tour of the United States. Sitar player Goswami and percussionist Ramu, who plays the tabla, have performed as an award-winning duo for 36 years worldwide. Ramu worked for 30 years as […]

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