Cartoon shark joins ocean conservation

The cause to protect endangered marine species has a new versatile spokesperson.

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Multiple factors affect HIV prognosis, study shows

In a major advancement for the field of HIV treatment, a new study has identified a more accurate method of suggesting prognosis for HIV patients.

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Conservative publisher criticizes affirmative action

Before a full Sudler Hall last night, American Conservative publisher Ron Unz called for Ivy League universities to admit 80 percent of their students randomly and eliminate undergraduate tuition — all in an effort to remedy an “outright corrupt” college admissions process.

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Higher antidepressant use in South, study finds

For pharmacists in the business of mood-altering drugs, a recent study conducted through SOM might prompt a move to Tennessee.

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After 30 years, film studies balances theory and practice

When Charles Musser ’73 finished his junior year in the 1970s, he decided to take time off — to work on an Oscar-winning documentary.

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Study examines link between money and GPA

Who says money can buy success? A recent study released by Laura Hamilton of the University of California finds that on average, the more money parents provide toward their child’s college tuition, the lower that child’s GPA, according to a recent article from The New York Times. In her study, Hamilton compiled statistics from different […]

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Yale alums become YouTube stars

The year 2012 was a big one for YouTube: It featured its first video to ever reach 1 billion views, a hit music video from South Korean pop star PSY, as well as Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit single “Call Me Maybe” and coverage of the greatest moments of the Summer Olympics. In tribute to a […]

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‘January Joiner’ brings horror to the stage

With the Jan. 9 premiere of “January Joiner” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, writer Laura Jacqmin ’04 is challenging two conventions of theater by confronting body-image issues on stage and bringing horror to live audiences for one of the first times. The play, which Jacqmin called a “weight-loss horror comedy,” uses obesity as a […]

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Religious leader emphasizes education

Bawa Jain, secretary-general of the World Council of Religious Leaders, spoke about religious diplomacy during a lecture Wednesday afternoon.

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Windows 8 arrives on campus

Though most Yale students use Apple computers, the release of Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, might lead to a few converts. A group of student employees at a booth in the Yale Bookstore are promoting the new Windows platform, which came out on Oct. 26, to the store’s customers. Despite the popularity of Apple […]

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Citizen scientists find new extrasolar planet

Yale researchers and collaborating citizen scientists have discovered a new astronomical phenomenon — a planet that revolves around twin suns while at the same time being orbited by a second pair of stars. This planet, called PH1, is the seventh circumbinary planet — a planet that orbits two stars — that has been discovered, said […]

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Shake Shack owner balances interests

Danny Meyer, the brains behind Chapel Street’s popular new burger joint Shake Shack, visited Silliman College Friday afternoon for a Master’s Tea. Meyer is the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, which has won 25 James Beard Awards and runs over 30 restaurants, including the Shake Shack chain. During the Tea, Meyer discussed his path […]

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