Junior named as top entrepreneur

November 6, 2006
While most Yalies consider their dorm rooms a safe haven after a long day, one Yale junior decided to use his room in Jonathan Edwards College to launch and manage his own $1 million company. Brad Galiette ’08, an economics and computer science double major, was recently featured in BusinessWeek as one of the top »

Freshman class starts new groups

October 16, 2006
It is a Wednesday night on Yale’s campus. While two students are sifting through song lyrics in their Durfee common room, another student plucks at his guitar in the Pierson Music Room. In Connecticut Hall, two slightly overworked Morsels are finishing up an Excel sheet titled “Members List,” while back in Lanman-Wright, two Piersonites nod »

College dons pink with pride

October 13, 2006
While students struggle with midterms in October, they sometimes forget that this month is dedicated to another worldwide struggle — the fight against breast cancer. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, some Yale students and faculty commemorate this struggle by wearing pink ribbons to raise awareness of the disease and to encourage its victims. The student-run »

Activist urges responsible, sensitive globalization

September 28, 2006
Ruth DeGolia ’04, co-founder of the nonprofit trade organization Mercado Global, said Yale students should engage in nonprofit work to help countries negatively affected by globalization in a way that is sustainable in the long term, at an Ezra Stiles College Master’s Tea on Wednesday afternoon. DeGolia, who was recently featured in Newsweek as one »

Rwandan activist recalls genocide, urges more action in Darfur

September 21, 2006
Albert Nzamukwereka, secretary-general of the international peace group Never Again: Rwanda, told Yale students that they and their peers have a responsibility to start talking and thinking about the ongoing genocide in Sudan, at a Trumbull College Master’s Tea Wednesday afternoon. At the tea — which drew such a large turnout that the audience was »