Sethi: Too much meat hurts us all

November 14, 2008
As a vegetarian, I have noticed the dining halls serve exceptionally high portions of meat. For the sake of our health and the environment, we need to work to reduce the amount of meat available to students. While Yale dining halls have a wonderful fruit and vegetable selection, many of these offerings are mixed with »

Students juggle holidays, work

October 21, 2005
When Rena Traube ’09, an orthodox Jew, returned to Yale from celebrating Rosh Hashanah with her family in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was overwhelmed by the amount of schoolwork waiting for her. Traube soon decided to abandon her plans to spend Yom Kippur at home because she was still backed up with work left after the »

Research locates hunger centers in brain

September 21, 2005
A small part of the brain, not the sin of gluttony, may be responsible for that urge to heap on another scoop of ice cream, according to research from the School of Medicine. An international team led by Dr. Tamas Horvath, neurobiology professor and chair of comparative medicine, and researchers in Germany identified two adjacent »

Exhibit unearths 1911 expedition

September 12, 2005
In 1911, the Yale Peruvian Expedition led by archaeologist Hiram Bingham 1898 came upon the well-preserved remains of an ancient Incan city cradled between twin peaks. The city was Machu Picchu, and it has since gained a nearly iconic status as one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in human history. On Sept. 9, at »