New Christian group gathers at Div. School

February 8, 2006 • 0
Marquand Chapel at the Yale Divinity School is an old-fashioned-looking place. Glass chandeliers dangle from the ceiling, Ionic columns hold up the rafters, and a big golden cross sits on the altar in the back. But this Tuesday, the chapel welcomed its visitors with a new look. The pews were rearranged in a circular configuration »

Local alumni continue service

February 9, 2004 • 0
Some Yale graduates may attempt to return to their bright college years by attending a football game, dancing at Toad’s, or visiting their old dining hall. Others might be interested in reliving their glory days as volunteers at the local soup kitchen or book bank. For Yalies who have made the Elm City their home »

Morreim delves into bioethics of surgery

November 6, 2003 • 0
While a bioethics presentation Wednesday night met with sparse student attendance, it did feature a slide show of objects taken out of people’s chest cavities, at which the speaker gesticulated wildly with an audience member’s cane that happened to be handy. Speaking before a group of about 30 spectators, Haavi Morreim of the University of »

Students help collect tax credit

October 28, 2003 • 0
The pitch sounds a bit too good to be true: “Secure thousands of dollars for a low income person or family in the time it takes to watch a sitcom.” But this advertisement from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, or VITA, is not advocating any kind of philanthropic scam. Through VITA, Yale students can »

City group protests for gay rights

October 14, 2003 • 0
Clad in orange shirts, a group of about 50 demonstrators held signs with slogans such as “My God is not a hater” and “Love makes a family” outside of City Hall Monday afternoon. The signs were part of a rally in support of gay rights staged by members of the New Haven group Project Orange. »