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Sustainable food confronts elitist past

February 12, 2008 • 3
BERKELEY, Calif. — The lush, creamy flesh of the date melts on the tongue, pairing perfectly with the locally grown tangerine’s fresh, almost fanciful flavor. Served by themselves with the leaves and stems still attached to the citrus, delicate tastes marry with remarkable textures to leave the restaurant-goer in a state of ecstasy. In other »
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Local protest targets Bush

October 6, 2006 • 0
Gathering together with like-minded activists across the country, about 60 protesters hoisted signs and shouted slogans to protest the Bush administration Thursday afternoon while most Yalies walked on by. The local chapter of World Can’t Wait, a national group of activists — supported by celebrities and politicians such as Rev. Jesse Jackson, Casey Kasem, Sean »
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Shelters struggle to meet demand

October 3, 2006 • 0
Attacking a perennial problem from multiple angles, community organizations and aldermen are looking to put more roofs over the heads of Elm City residents this winter. The Overflow Men’s Shelter, located on Cedar Street, east of the Medical School campus, opened last night and is expected to fill two-thirds of its 75-bed capacity, Columbus House »
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Search finds chaplaincy at crossroads

October 2, 2006 • 0
The music is raucous, there is dancing in the aisles, and the band would not be complete without that clarinet. Dozens of polo shirt-clad students clap and stamp their feet singing the refrain. “I will bless the Lord. Bless the Lord at all times!” This is the scene at the first All-Campus worship of the »
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Dwight Hall board delays renovations

September 25, 2006 • 0
One Old Campus landmark will now have to wait at least another year to get its much-needed facelift. Last week, Dwight Hall’s board of directors decided to postpone renovations originally been slated to begin next May until plans are finalized and additional funds raised. Construction will not begin on the historic building, which has not »
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Meeting yields ideas for Elm City

September 19, 2006 • 0
Batting around 100 ideas ranging from building more bike lanes to developing conflict resolution classes in schools, community members and city aldermen spent Sunday listing the problems facing the city and bringing forth creative proposals to solve them. The session was orchestrated by former Ward 1 Alderman Julio Gonzalez ’99, who designed the brainstorming process »
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Chaplain to step down from post

September 14, 2006 • 0
For the first time in a decade and in a half, the chaplaincy at Yale will sport a new face next fall. University Chaplain Rev. Frederick Streets, who has served as the head of the Chaplain’s Office for nearly 15 years and an adjunct professor at the Divinity School for 19, will not be reappointed »
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Service remembers Capelluto ’08

September 11, 2006 • 0
Hundreds of family members, friends, teachers and teammates gathered Sunday in Battell Chapel to honor the memory of Alexander Capelluto ’08, the Berkeley College student who died in a bicycle accident on May 18. Guests hugged, laughed, cried and chatted softly before the service while jazz music played in the background. Members of the light »
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Construction begins on cancer center

September 7, 2006 • 0
Community and hospital leaders had cause to celebrate yesterday as the Elm City’s largest — and most controversial — construction project in years finally broke ground. Yale-New Haven Hospital began construction on its new cancer center facility, slated for completion in late 2009, on Wednesday with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by Mayor John DeStefano Jr. »
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Board of Aldermen approves HANH employment program

September 7, 2006 • 0
In an effort to help city residents find stable employment as cold weather approaches, the New Haven Board of Aldermen endorsed a new program this week that will provide local construction jobs through the Housing Authority of New Haven. The Board of Aldermen approved funding Tuesday night for the Commission on Equal Opportunities, which will »
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Memorial service to be held for Capelluto ’08

September 6, 2006 • 0
A Celebration of Life service for Alexander Capelluto ’07 will be held Sept. 10 in Battell Chapel, Yale College Dean Peter Salovey said in an e-mail sent to all Yale undergraduates on Tuesday. Nearly four months ago, the 20-year-old Capelluto was struck and killed by a 10-wheel truck at the intersection of Derby Avenue and »
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City officials confirm West Nile cases

September 1, 2006 • 0
New Haven and state officials are on high alert this year in light of several recent confirmed human cases of the West Nile Virus in a region densely populated with carrier mosquitoes. Mosquito season, which typically runs from late summer through early fall, has already brought six confirmed human cases of the West Nile virus »