University

Library celebrates Preservation Week

April 29, 2011 • 0
For the past week since Sunday, the Yale University Library joined other libraries across the United States to celebrate National Preservation Week. The staff of Sterling Memorial Library has been hard at work labelling books that need to be repaired, a project that was completed this Monday, afixing orange tags to those that need attention »
Charlie Kelly ’14 traveled to San Diego to compete in the CCS National Championships on Saturday.
Sports

Kelly ’14 climbs way to championships

April 28, 2011 • 2
While rock climbing, Charlie Kelly ’14 said he tends to be so focused on maintaining his breathing and his balance that when he returns back to the ground he has forgotten the details of what he has just done. Although he may not remember the details of his climbs, what he will remember is his »
Midfielder Kelsea Smith ’13 has played nine games and contributed four goals so far this season.
Sports

W. LACROSSE | Elis fall to No. 12 Tigers

April 12, 2011 • 0
A crowd of more than 700 was on hand to witness the women’s lacrosse team play the first game of a doubleheader as part of the dedication of Reese Stadium on Saturday. But despite the festivities, the Bulldogs (2–9, 0–4 Ivy) lost 9–3 to No. 12 Princeton (6–3, 3–0). Yale is still tied for last »
University

YCC | Matthew Williams ’13, secretary

April 11, 2011 • 0
After spearheading events such as the 3rd annual Iron Chef competition, Matthew Williams ’13 has decided to run for the Yale College Council’s secretary position. Williams, a Global Affairs major who hails from Massillon, Ohio, said his main goal as secretary is to strengthen communication between Yale College Council, the administration and the student body. »
City

Esty to link green, business

April 8, 2011 • 0
The newly appointed head of the Department of Environmental Protection, Dan Esty LAW ’86, hopes to make Connecticut the leading state in the race toward a clean energy future. Esty, also a Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale, is in the process of combining the state’s environment and energy policy, by combining »
City

New railcars arrive

March 4, 2011 • 5
In the last two weeks, Metro-North has taken two significant steps toward its goal of putting a brand-new fleet on the New Haven Line. Last Thursday the Connecticut Bond Commission approved financing for the last 38 cars of the planned 380, and this Tuesday, the first eight of Metro-North’s new M-8 cars made their first »
City

First city garage up for auction

February 14, 2011 • 1
The Temple-George garage is the first garage the city of New Haven will open for auction. After more than 30 years of ownership, the New Haven has opened the Temple-George garage — which primarily serves the Temple Medical Center of Yale-New Haven Hospital — to bidders starting Feb. 7. Matthew Nemerson, chair of the New »
University

Education reformers talk money, teachers

February 6, 2011 • 0
Education experts said America needs to start seeing a return on the resources the country invests in education. A panel discussion at the Yale Law School Saturday evening titled “The Economics of a Great Education” explored the sometimes-low correlation between government spending and student achievement. Hosted by the Black Alliance for Educational Options, the experts »
The Siblings of Salam program connects Muslim students with high schoolers in New Haven for academic tutoring and informal social events.
University

Yalies take on Muslim “sibs”

February 4, 2011 • 1
Muslim Yalies who are miles from their siblings will now fill that role for high school students in New Haven. The eight undergraduates in the “Siblings of Salam” program, which pairs Yale students with New Haven teenagers through a Muslim house of worship called the Masjid Al-Islam center, will be meeting their “little sibs” for »
The $198 million construction of a new campus for Gateway Community College is scheduled to be completed in May 2012. The first step of the construction was completed Jan. 20.
City

Gateway finishes exterior

January 25, 2011 • 8
Exterior construction has been completed for the new downtown campus of Gateway Community College. More than 200 people gathered at the corner of Church and Crown streets on Jan. 20 as the steel frame was completed for the new downtown campus of Gateway Community College. This marks the completion of the first step of a »
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Fireworks set for Hanukkah

December 1, 2010 • 0
The Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale is planning an explosive celebration of Hanukkah starting tonight. The center will launch fireworks from the roof of its building on Wall Street for eight consecutive nights as part of a light-themed Hanukkah celebration this month. Organizers will launch a single firework Wednesday and add another »
University

Eid banquet celebrates service

November 18, 2010 • 1
Almost 600 students, faculty, and members of the New Haven community gathered in Commons Wednesday for an elegant banquet to celebrate the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. The dinner, which celebrates the Muslim festival of sacrifice and the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Ishmael, replaced Yale’s traditional Ramadan banquet because the Islamic month of »