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University

Frat rush numbers still up

February 7, 2014 • 0
Despite the ban on fall rush for freshmen, fraternities at Yale have seen an increase in the number of students participating in rush.
University

YCC recommends open data

January 28, 2014 • 0
The recommended that the administration loosen restrictions governing University data and increase transparency concerning policies.
University

Students to analyze Yale’s impact on New Haven

January 21, 2014 • 0
Last week, the Roosevelt Institute launched “Rethinking Communities,” a nationwide initiative to analyze and rate how colleges affect their local communities.
University

After restructuring, Reach Out intensifies service

November 19, 2013 • 0
Starting next semester, following a series of changes in leadership and accountability, the popular Reach Out organization will lead more service-oriented experiences abroad.
University

Intercultural Affairs Council augments campus dialogue

November 7, 2013 • 0
Five years after its creation, the Intercultural Affairs Council has been staying true to its purpose of creating open and inclusive campus dialogue. Created in 2008, the IAC strives to promote respect and understanding amongst undergraduates by challenging social biases and promoting a more open-minded campus culture. This year’s new student board members — who »
Culture

‘Bent’ explores love, hardship

November 6, 2013 • 0
Martin Sherman’s play “Bent” traces the persecution of homosexuals under the Third Reich — and evolves into a love story that testifies to humanity’s endurance. “Bent,” the senior project for Connor Lounsbury ’14, opened at the Whitney Humanities Center’s Whitney Theater last Friday. The play, which is being directed by Molly Houlahan ’14 and produced »
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University

Journalist describes undercover slaughterhouse reporting

October 30, 2013 • 0
Chronicling his stint as a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) meat inspector, journalist Ted Conover spoke on Tuesday about his experiences immersing himself in the topics he writes about. At a Morse College master’s tea on Tuesday afternoon, Conover — a non-fiction writer and participatory journalist — spoke to an audience of roughly 40 students »
Sci-Tech

Kahan responds to media swarm

October 29, 2013 • 0
On Oct. 15, Yale professor of law and psychology Dan Kahan wrote in a blog post that he found a small positive correlation between liberals and science comprehension. But to caution readers from jumping to hasty conclusions, Kahan also wrote that he found a tiny positive correlation between identifying with the Tea Party and understanding »
Sci-Tech

Researchers recode genome

October 22, 2013 • 0
While scientists have previously modified the genetic code of organisms, they have never successfully recoded the genome in ways that fundamenally alter the organism’s biological function. But in the Oct. 18 issue of the journal Science, researchers at Yale and Harvard successfully recoded the genome of E. coli to expand viral resistance and allow researchers »
The Board of Aldermen considered ways to optimize tax breaks for low-income housing Thursday.
City

Housing committee presents final report

October 18, 2013 • 0
At a Board of Aldermen committee meeting last night, a working group presented its final report and recommendations regarding low-income housing tax breaks.
Sci-Tech

Researchers explore leukemia genetics

October 15, 2013 • 0
The findings of a new Yale study yield the potential to diagnose leukemia more comprehensively, as well as to develop a novel therapeutic treatment.
City

Swing voters may decide election

October 9, 2013 • 0
New Haven’s over 18,000 unaffiliated voters could well swing the upcoming November mayoral election.