YCC Elections: Who’s running

Applications are in for officers of next year’s Yale College Council. Candidacy statements were due at 4 pm, and elections will be held next Thursday and Friday. The list of candidates, by position, is below: President: Brandon Levin ’13 Rustin Fakheri ’12 James (Jimmy) Murphy ’13 Vice President: Ivan Fan ’14 Omar Njie ’13 Kat […]

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Commons failure not a health risk

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 […]

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‘YCC’ email a hoax

A number of students across campus received a hoax e-mail asking them which potential candidates for Yale College Council positions they had heard of and would vote for. The email, sent out April 6, claimed to be sent from the Yale College Council. YCC Vice President Annie Shi ’12 said the email did not come […]

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Dining considers extended dinner

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. […]

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Hungerford anticipates Calhoun mastership

English professor and director of undergraduate studies Amy Hungerford said she is excited to get a taste of residential college life next year as an acting master in Calhoun College. “I am just thrilled, Calhoun is just such a happy place,” she said, adding that Master Jonathan Holloway, who will take a sabbatical beginning this […]

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And they’re off: YCC election season begins

The Yale College Council sent out an email announcing the beginning of this year’s election season Thursday. Candidacy statements and 100 supporter signatures will be due on April 7, and elections will run April 14-15. The campaigning regulations this year added rules about the use of panlists, which Vice President Annie Shi ’12 said are […]

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Holloway leaves Yale for sabbatical

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 […]

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Survey ranks dining options

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 […]

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Meal plan lunches available at Durfee’s over break

Students staying in New Haven over break will be able to use their meal plans to buy lunch at Durfee’s. Regenia Phillips, director of residential dining, said that students on the meal plan will be able to use their lunch meal swipe, which can provide up to $7 for purchases at Durfee’s, over spring break. […]

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DKE task force advocates education

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 […]

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Saybrook juniors will be annexed to Swing

Saybrook College juniors will be annexed to Swing Space next year instead of Vanderbilt Hall, as was previously announced. Associate Dean for Student Organizations and Physical Resources John Meeske said that Saybrugian freshmen will still be housed in Vanderbilt Hall next year. They swap locations with Berkeley College freshmen, who will move to Lanman-Wright Hall. […]

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Seniors give Hanks thumbs up

The Senior Class Council’s decision to bring actor Tom Hanks to speak on Class Day this spring breaks with a recent trend of invitations to political and media leaders, and students interviewed said they welcome the change. Eighteen of 22 seniors interviewed expressed satisfaction with the selection, which was announced in an e-mail to the […]

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