Buses offer free rides

October 12, 2006 • 0
When David Smith ’08 faced a half-hour commute to Yale from his temporary home at the University of New Haven, he turned to an unfamiliar source for help. Smith began riding the D bus twice each day, and to his surprise, it was a reliable and efficient option — one unknown to many members of »

Yalies recall summers in Middle East

September 27, 2006 • 0
When war erupted in the Middle East last summer, Maia Karo ’09 found herself shuttling from bunker to bunker in Northern Israel, while Amina El-Annan GRD ’10 joined a stream of refugees fleeing from Lebanon to Syria. Seven Yalies, including Karo and El-Annan, shared their personal experiences during the crisis at a student panel held »

Magnet school blooms

September 20, 2006 • 0
At one local school, students are learning more than reading, writing and arithmetic. Since New Haven schools opened up for the new school year two weeks ago, students at West River’s Barnard Environmental Science School have been learning about weather forecasting, ecology and horticulture in their gleaming, newly-renovated campus. According to the Office of the »

Local students display artwork

September 12, 2006 • 0
Last summer, a few local high school students put their outgrown clothes to a more creative use than the traditional hand-me-down. From late June to mid July, 17 Connecticut high school students deconstructed hundreds of garments in collaboration with the artist Jean Shin to create the “Ensemble” installation, on display this week at the Artspace »

Finkelstein and the YCIAS: Misusing Yale, abusing students

October 24, 2005 • 0
Imagine sitting in a room with respected Yale professors, listening to a Yale-invited speaker humiliate fellow students and deride American Jewry’s “level of mental hysteria” about Holocaust denial. You needn’t stretch your powers of imagination too far; such a scene unfolded last Thursday night in Linsly-Chittenden Hall, where Norman Finkelstein expounded on “Israel and Palestine: »