Krumholz ’15 aces freshman fall

Last summer in Kalamazoo, Mich. Zach Krumholz ’15 came within five tennis matches of making the US Open. The Yale recruit has played with some of the top tennis stars in the world, including 2011 US Open Mixed Doubles champion Melanie Oudin. This year, he came in fifth in his first Yale tournament, facing off […]

Website streamlines art listings

From a student-directed musical to an exhibition of botanical illustrations, publicity for Yale’s arts scene is getting an upgrade with a new online calendar. The calendar, released by the Yale College Dean’s Office in early October, was created to consolidate information on the University’s diverse arts opportunities in one place, University officials said. Associate Dean […]

Culture

W. CREW | Elis sweep Housatonic

Yale women’s crew made a successful season debut Saturday, posting dominant results at the Head of the Housatonic Regatta in Shelton, Conn. Eli rowers won every event they entered. “I’m definitely happy,” head coach Will Porter said. “We won the varsity eight, we won the four, the pair and our novice eight won. And every […]

Students tackle health problems abroad

A University program is grounding students in current health issues — and putting them on the ground overseas to turn their knowledge into practice. For two years, Yale’s Global Health Leadership Institute has been training graduateand undergraduate students in how to tackle pressing public health issues abroad through its student fellows program, director Jeannie Mantopoulos […]

Sci-Tech

Freedom troupe fights for revolution

Palestinian actor and director Juliano Mer-Khamis dreamed of seeing a cultural revolution in Palestine. After his murder in April, his students say they are fighting to keep his dream alive. Six members of Palestine’s Freedom Theatre troupe, the only theatre organization currently operating in the West Bank, spoke to a crowd of about 75 at […]

Culture

Students scraping their scraps

According to Yale Dining officials, this semester’s new plate-scraping duties will remain with students — at least for now. A new University dining policy asks students to remove food waste from their plates and sort their dirty dishware after meals. Director of Residential Dining Regenia Phillips said the experimental strategy aims to cut clutter in […]

University

Journalist talks shady politics

Ron Suskind says he’s concerned about “informed consent” — in politics, that is. Speaking to roughly 100 University students and faculty in the Yale Law School Monday, Suskind, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and reporter, discussed his controversial new book “Confidence Men.” The book addresses President Barack Obama’s handling of the 2008 economic crisis, a process […]

University

Calendar centralizes arts events

Yalies can now find arts-related events across campus in one central location. The Yale Arts Calendar features an hour-by-hour look at upcoming arts-related events across the Yale community. The calendar will cover the scope of arts at Yale, from undergrad to post-grad and from music to architecture. Its content will come entirely from student and […]

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Latin honors cutoffs rise

GPA cutoffs to achieve Latin honors rose slightly for the class of 2011, marking the first time since 2007 that the standard has increased. Cutoffs for cum laude, magna cum laude and summa cum laude honors all rose by at least one-hundredth of a point between 2010 and 2011. The highest of the three distinctions, […]

University

Guo ’09 makes splash with cons

Yale is accustomed to its graduates making waves. But for the last two years, one grad may have been making a few more waves than he should have. Jerry Guo ’09, a former Newsweek employee and the founder of Grouper, a real-life social networking business that sends random groups of customers to hot destinations around […]

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Ivy Bistro opens in Science Park

A new restaurant in Science Park is bringing food to the Yale community — and may bolster the economy as well. Ivy Bistro, a new Asian-themed eatery owned by Ivy Noodle proprietor Coreen Guo, officially opened its doors Wednesday morning with an 11:30 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony. The bistro is the first restaurant to open in […]

City

Students, rabbi blow the shofar in dining halls

Danny Ullman ’15 and Adam Berman ’13 joined Rabbi James Ponet ’68 in blowing ceremonial ram horns, known as shofars, in the Branford dining hall Monday, one of several dinnertime stops for the trio in anticipation of Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year, which started Wednesday at sundown.

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