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The Great American Sfogliatella

Peter Faggio’s hands are large. They have soft, wide palms that look both worked and untouched and long, thick fingers ending in floury white nails. His hands are the envy of the other bakers at Lucibello’s Italian Bakery in Wooster Square — only his are large enough to cup the wide slab of dough that […]

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Sunday Market

Sunday morning. He comes early, by four o’ clock, to sweep the brick-lined plaza. He’s been doing it for years — a fixture as much as the dark stone colonial church in the far corner, with the spires so tall they pierce the soggy morning sky for miles across the yellow valley. When he bobs […]

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Premed advising gets a check-up

Being a premed is famously difficult, but students say the advising and support systems in place at Yale are not making it any easier. Ten of 14 premed students interviewed said they are not satisfied with the Undergraduate Career Services program, complaining of long wait times for appointments and a lack of personalized attention from […]

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Cost not a factor in canceled porn star visit

Sean Lockhart, better known as the gay porn star Brent Corrigan, was uninvited to speak at Yale for Pride Month because coordinators of the event did not think they had enough time to plan for the backlash his visit might cause, said Lockhart and his manager. Though LGBT Co-Op Co-Coordinator Alejandro Bustillos ’11 had originally […]

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Porn star uninvited to Pride Month

Gay porn star Brent Corrigan is available for birthday parties and fashion shows, but an attempt to book him for Yale’s Pride Month fell through. Sean Lockhart, a well-known star in the adult entertainment industry who goes by the stage name “Brent Corrigan,” lambasted Yale students and faculty on his blog for rescinding his invitation […]

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YCC | Chris LoPresti ’12, UOFC chair

Donning a neon yellow T-shirt reading “Vote for Chris LoPresti” in block letters, Chris LoPresti ’12 sat down with the News on Thursday to outline his plan to make the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee more transparent and responsive to student needs. The sophomore is running for chair of the UOFC, on which he has served […]

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Competition rises as TFA applicants abound

Yale seniors entering Teach for America this fall get a two-year break from job hunting in a bad economy, but getting a teaching position with the nonprofit may be as competitive as the rest of the job market. With the rise in applications for TFA, a nonprofit that hires college graduates as teachers in underserved […]

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City tries new approach to counting homeless

Though Yale has sent out e-mails, posted fliers and hosted study breaks to coax students into completing their 2010 census forms, New Haven may not have a strategy in place to count all of its homeless. This year, city officials are trying a different approach to counting the homeless, which student organizers Joe Breen ’12 […]

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Frosh starts cookie business

Aaron Seriff-Cullick ’13 answered his phone Tuesday evening with a cheery smile and a flip of his wild red hair. “Hello,” he said. “Call Me Cookie!” [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”7206″ ] Walking across Cross Campus, Seriff-Cullick was on his way to deliver more than 50 homemade cookies to hungry Yalies when he received the call. It was […]

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New Haven dumps recycling contract

Without donuts and groceries as rewards, New Haven residents will have to recycle just to save the earth. Negotiations between the city and RecycleBank, a New York-based company, to financially reward residents for recycling, fell through after RecycleBank could not secure funding that met the city’s standards, City Sustainability Director Christine Eppstein-Tang said Monday. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline […]

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