GREENBERG: Missing chances to make change

April 1, 2013 • 0
No one will be able to accuse Yale of failing to solicit student input in the process.

UP CLOSE | Separate but equal

September 26, 2011 • 23
This year, students filing into Yale’s dining halls for dinner have noticed something new: the familiar, ornate china bearing unique residential college imagery has been replaced by a simpler, uniform plate. Though hardly significant on its own, the swap is illustrative of a larger trend towards homogeneity that many professors and Yale alumni have noted »
Yale Dining introduced new dishware and dinner hours this week.

Yale Dining changes meal service

August 31, 2011 • 1
Yale Dining has implemented a number of changes this fall in an effort to make meal service more efficient, and students looking to grab a meal on campus this week have already taken notice. Students interviewed had mixed reactions to Yale Dining’s decisions to open a new café on Science Hill, scrap custom college dishware »

Residential college weekday dinner hours to be extended next year

May 9, 2011 • 123
Residential college dining halls will be open until at least 7:30 p.m. and Commons will no longer serve dinner next year in a series of changes to meal hours that will be implemented by Yale Dining. Following discussions with students, Yale College Council members, administrators and unions, Executive Director Rafi Taherian announced Monday that they »

Smith reflects on future at Yale

April 19, 2011 • 0
Branford Master Steven Smith has no plans to scale back his commitment to Yale after he steps down from his post next year. Smith, who has served as master for 15 years, said he will continue to work as a political science professor at Yale and devote his newly found free time to co-directing the »

JCC struggles to find candidates

April 12, 2011 • 0
For the second year since presidential elections for the Junior Class Council were combined with Yale College Council elections, the race for the organization’s presidency has had to be reopened due to a lack of student interest. The race was reopened Saturday, and Hyung Mee Lim ’13 now joins original candidate Shivani Vohra ’13, who »
YCC presidential candidates

YCC recycles ideas

April 11, 2011 • 2
Yale College Council Executive Board candidates were short on new ideas at Sunday night’s endorsement meeting. Leaders of student organizations from across campus gathered in Linsly-Chittenden Hall to question candidates about their platforms and prepare to file official endorsements. However, most of the ideas candidates brought up had been introduced as part of their predecessors’ »
Commons Dining Hall scored 75 out of a possible 100 points in last month’s health inspection.

Commons failure not a health risk

April 7, 2011 • 7
It is safe to eat in Commons Dining Hall, though it failed a routine New Haven Health Department inspection last month, according to New Haven Health Department officials. Although Commons scored 75 out of 100 in a March 23 health and safety inspection, city and dining officials said there are no serious health risks associated »
In the wake of a News survey, Yale Dining contemplates the extension of Residential College dining hours to be implemented next year.

Dining considers extended dinner

April 6, 2011 • 0
Yale Dining may extend dinner hours in the residential colleges past 7 p.m. next year in response to student demand. After 77 percent of respondents to a Yale Daily News survey last month expressed support for later dinner hours, Yale Dining is now exploring ways to extend hours, said Yale Dining Executive Director Rafi Taherian. »

Holloway leaves Yale for sabbatical

March 31, 2011 • 0
Calhoun Master Jonathan Holloway will take a one-year sabbatical starting next fall to spend more time on his scholarship, he announced to Calhoun students in an email Wednesday night. Holloway, a professor of history, African American studies and American studies, has also served as the Chair of the Council of Masters for the past two »

Survey ranks dining options

March 23, 2011 • 20
The votes are in, and Silliman is the winner. The results of a March 1 Yale Daily News survey — conducted after Yale Dining declined to publicize the full results of its survey on dining satisfaction — indicate that Silliman students are most satisfied with their dining hall, while students in Morse expressed the least »

DKE task force advocates education

March 2, 2011 • 17
All registered student organizations will have to send a delegate to sexual harassment prevention training next year — part of a new education plan implemented in response to the Delta Kappa Epsilon pledge incident. That plan and several recommendations are outlined in the Task Force on Sexual Misconduct Education and Prevention’s report, which Yale College »