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Baldwin discusses movies

April 13, 2007 • 0
Last year, Alec Baldwin starred in “The Good Shepherd,” part of which was set at a fictionalized Yale of the 1940s. Yesterday, Baldwin got to see the real thing when he made an appearance on campus. Baldwin, who recently won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, spoke to about 250 students »
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Housing draw goes digital

February 27, 2007 • 0
Calhoun College students accustomed to filling out paper forms and monitoring a dry-erase whiteboard in their college common room will soon find the hectic process of room draw transferred to their computer screens, as Calhoun plans to launch a new rooming Web site this week. The new Web site is part of a larger movement »
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Initiative to boost Eli entrepreneurs

January 31, 2007 • 0
Although Yale College offers few classes about the practical side of business, undergraduates will have a new opportunity to explore entrepreneurship with the debut of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute. The YEI — which is sponsored by the Office of Cooperative Research, the Yale Entrepreneurial Society and two recent Yale alumni — will aim to give »
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Web site to help reserve rooms

November 7, 2006 • 0
The Registrar’s Office will implement a pilot program this spring to improve the way student organizations request rooms for rehearsals, meetings and other events. The new system will allow representatives of registered student organizations to search the availability of rooms and to request formal reservations on a single Web site, said Jill Carlton, the registrar »
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Options to pay by ID may increase

October 19, 2006 • 0
Yale College Council representatives will meet with administrators this Friday to discuss allowing students to make more purchases with their Yale ID cards on and off campus. The YCC passed a resolution on Sunday night describing its goals for the payment program, which it hopes to set up by spring 2007. The new system aims »
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Elis launch student calendar Web site

September 29, 2006 • 0
In 2004, a Harvard sophomore changed the way college students socialize by launching thefacebook.com. Now, two Yale juniors and a sophomore are out to revolutionize how students schedule their lives. StudentPlanIt.com — started on Sept. 3 by Sean Mehra ’08, Jeffrey Reitman ’08 and Aarlo Stone Fish ’09 — has currently registered more than 430 »
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Law student explores intersection of religion, politics in ‘Seeing Red’

September 19, 2006 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. For Leah Belsky LAW ’09, who helped produce the new documentary “Seeing Red: A Journey Through the Moral Divide,” the perceived moral divide between devoutly religious Americans and the Democratic Party is just that — a perception. Now in her first year at »