Black history events wind down

February 28, 2006 • 0
As February draws to a close, so too do the plethora of events that papered bulletin boards for this year’s Black History Month. Filled with performances, speeches, dinners and discussions coordinated by both undergraduate and graduate organizations, the events of this year’s Black History Month brought a diverse array of issues to light, inspiring thought »

School dives into marine biology

February 3, 2006 • 0
The Sound School Regional Vocational Aquaculture Center is no average New Haven public high school. At the Sound School, English class is followed by the cultivation of black sea bass, mathematics are taught through constructing boats and students typically greet each other not with hellos but with the question, “How are your fish doing?” Sitting »

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January 30, 2006 • 0
With the goal of transforming a pile of trash into four functional machines, 16 Yalies gathered in the depths of Mason Laboratory on Saturday for the Yale Engineering Design Team’s third annual Junk Yale Wars competition. Modeled on the television show “Junkyard Wars,” the event features competing teams who create working contraptions out of scraps »

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January 25, 2006 • 0
In a city teeming with urban life, the New Haven Folk Alliance strives to unite Elm City residents under the values of peace and justice — as expressed through American folk music. The alliance, known in the New Haven community for its three day September Folk Festival, is currently starting to plan this year’s festival, »

Chol-Hwan discusses life in Korean gulag

September 20, 2005 • 0
President George W. Bush has turned to the memoirs of a North Korean prison camp survivor at times to better understand issues confronting the hermit kingdom. Kang Chol-Hwan, the author of these memoirs, spoke at a Master’s Tea at Silliman College yesterday, recounting tales of survival presented in his “part horror story, part memoir.” After »