Cross Campus: 10.31.12

Happy Halloween! Hurricane Sandy left just in time for Yalies to grab their fake wigs, huge pearls, neon leotards and giant sunglasses and deck out in costume to celebrate everybody’s favorite holiday. Whether you dress up as a binder full of women or a Maine lobsterman, make sure to stay safe. And unlike the last […]

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Tuesday’s Buzz: 10.31.12

THE NEWS After a month without a director, Undergraduate Career Services is set to begin searching for a new leader this week. Allyson Moore, the former UCS director and Yale College associate dean, left her post on Sept. 21, according to Jane Edwards, dean of international and professional experience and Yale College senior associate dean. […]

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Cross Campus: 10.30.12

Keep your body parts in check. A massive ginkgo tree in the Timothy Dwight courtyard lost a limb Monday night after the howling winds ripped one of the upper branches off the tree. In a Monday email to the TD community, TD Master Jeffrey Brenzel said he expects the tree to withstand its injuries, adding […]

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Tuesday’s Buzz: 10.30.12

THE NEWS The New Haven Green, whose benches and bus stops traditionally serve as makeshift homes for the city’s homeless, was deserted Monday afternoon as homeless residents attempted to escape the weather. Across the city, homeless residents have taken to shelters, bus stops and covered areas to avoid the onslaught of wind and rain that […]

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Cross Campus: 10.29.12

Saved by the bell. Or weather. The Yale Admissions Office has extended the deadline for Early Action applicants to midnight on Nov. 5 in light of Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to hit New Haven this morning. The extension, which gives students an additional four days to complete their application, will also apply to supporting […]

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Monday’s Buzz: 10.29.12

THE NEWS While university officials said Yale remains committed to building the two new residential colleges, the future of the project is uncertain. Since construction will not begin until Yale raises the remaining $300 million in donations, University President Richard Levin said the decision of when to start building will likely fall to the new […]

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Cross Campus: 10.23.12

Technical difficulties. Spectators at the Yale-Penn game were treated to an extra surprise Saturday when the scoreboard temporarily featured desktop logos instead of game scores and updates. But the brief hiccup did not prevent the Bulldogs from overtaking the Quakers 27-13, a victory that snapped the football team’s four-game losing streak. Rock the vote! Today […]

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Tuesday’s Buzz: 10.23.12

THE NEWS When Yale’s two new residential colleges are completed, the student body will grow by roughly 800 students. Though the number of tenured and tenure-track professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences has hovered around 700 since the 2008 financial downturn, the number dropped to 682 this fall, down from 691 in 2011 […]

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Cross Campus: 10.22.12

Don’t know what to watch on TV? The News’ website will be live streaming the third presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney today at 9 p.m. If you need a quick study break, or if you just want to freshen up on U.S. politics before the fall recess, make sure […]

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Monday’s Buzz: 10.22.12

THE NEWS As he awaits his inauguration this Tuesday, Divinity School Dean Gregory Sterling has already started to implement his vision for the school. Sterling, who served as the dean of the University of Notre Dame’s Graduate School before he assumed leadership of the Divinity School in August, said his vision for the school focuses […]

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Cross Campus: 10.19.12

She belongs with us. One hardcore Taylor Swift fan has launched an online petition urging the country sensation to headline Spring Fling, which the petition claimed would reach its full potential only if Swift performed as the headlining act. As of Thursday night, the effort already garnered 100 supporters, all of whom signed a pledge […]

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LETTERS 10.19.12

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