Sustainable food key to health, speakers say

Grassroots sustainability organizer Karen Washington and chef-turned-businessman Michel Nischan agree: sustainable food supplies should be a right, not a privilege, they said at a talk Monday night. At the event, held at the Yale School of Management, Washington, a representative of Just Food, and local food advocacy organization Wholesome Wave chief executive Michel Nischan spoke […]

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Amnesty International acts out Syrian violence

Yale’s Amnesty International chapter is printing Syrian violence to light on campus by acting out the scenes themselves. Earlier today, Amnesty chapter members portrayed ongoing violence in Syria and what they claim is the world’s negligent reaction to it in a street theater performance on Cross Campus. While blue-shirted actors playing members of the United […]

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Asteroid suspected of fowl play in bird deaths

Scientists have confirmed that the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs claimed another victim — ancient birds also died on that fiery day. A new study by Yale geology and geophysics postdoctoral associate Nicholas Longrich suggests that the massive asteroid strike that wiped out dinosaurs 65 million years ago was also responsible for the deaths of […]

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Humans are still evolving, profs say

Those who think that the human race has reached its pinnacle should think again: research shows that human beings are evolving faster than ever before. Led by professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Stephen Stearns, about 75 students and members of the Yale community gathered Friday for a lecture panel and discussion on the ever-changing […]

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PECK: Here’s looking at you, cats

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Reeses Puffs, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Special K Red Berries win at ‘bowl’

As of Friday, Yale’s breakfast buffs won’t have to go without their favorite grains any longer. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. yesterday, students from around the Yale community flocked to Commons to participate in the Yale Cereal Bowl, a taste-testing competition organized by the Yale College Council and Yale Dining used to determine three […]

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“SLAVES” at the Cabaret an ‘experiment in the experimental’

“SLAVES” delivers, but what it delivers, no one is—or ever will be—completely sure. Drawing inspiration from techno, bovine lactation and the deepest wells of human nature (if there’s one), the Yale Cabaret’s fall season opening show will leave even the most open-minded wondering what they’ve just seen. The play’s writer/director, Sunder Ganglani DRA ’12 said […]

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Through the Lens: Remembrances, reflections and renewal on 9/11/11

New Haven and Yale community members participated in events throughout the day on Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Pictured events include a service fair on the New Haven Green, a nondenominational service and a candlelight vigil on Yale’s Cross Campus. Robert Peck report.

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New weekend shuttles reach Stop & Shop, Alpha Delta

Yalies in need of groceries or a late-night slice of pizza can now use Yale Transit’s new set of weekend shuttle routes, which were developed in conjunction with the Yale College Council. YCC President Brandon Levin ’13 said the council began talks with transit officials in April and continued planning through the summer, working to […]

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PECK: The doors of deception

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Peck: From nowhere to somewhere

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