Cross Campus: 10.11.12

Frog’s Place? Yalies checking their email last night may have noticed something different in their inboxes: The sender of the weekly Wednesday night dance party at Toad’s Place was not “thetoad@toadsplace.com” or “toadsplac@aol.com,” as is customary, but instead “frogman9003@aol.com.” It appears that the toad has transformed into a frog, though it remains unclear precisely when […]

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Thursday’s Buzz: 10.11.12

THE NEWS Berkeley students tired of an overcrowded dining hall may soon be able to eat in peace on biweekly Monday nights. Students interviewed expressed frustration with the suggested change, though Berkeley students said they would appreciate the lower traffic during popular meal times. Director of Residential Dining Cathy Van Dyke SOM ’86 said the […]

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Cross Campus: 10.10.12

Operation successful. City leaders have praised New Haven’s new teacher evaluation system after 90 percent of Elm City teachers this year scored in the top three categories: “exemplary,” “strong” and “effective.” This year, 13 percent of teachers were ranked “exemplary,” compared to only 8 percent last year. Are you hungry for good food? If you […]

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Wednesday’s Buzz: 10.10.12

THE NEWS After receiving input from students, faculty and alumni, the Presidential Search Committee released a statement Tuesday detailing the qualities it considers most important during the search for Yale’s next president. The statement was published on Yale’s website and included in an email to students containing University updates, but only two of 10 students […]

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Cross Campus: 10.9.12

And you thought you were old. Today, Yale celebrates its 311th birthday. Since its founding in 1701, the University has granted 261,657 degrees and served as the alma mater for numerous actors, novelists, playwrights, federal judges and United States presidents. Happy birthday, Yale! Our neighbors up north. The Pierson College dining hall filled with Canadian […]

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Tuesday’s Buzz: 10.9.12

THE NEWS Amidst reports of tension between the Yale Police and administration, sources with close ties to Yale Security have claimed that the University has altered deployment policies and breached contractual agreements to penalize the security force for unionizing.They accused the administration of leaving established security posts largely unattended, breaching the security officers’ contracts by […]

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Cross Campus: 10.8.12

No rest for the weary. Though today is Columbus Day and the United States Postal Service will be taking a break, Yalies will still have to go to class. But Columbus Day is not for everyone. The Association for Native Americans at Yale will instead recognize “Indigenous Peoples Day” in protest of the federal holiday. […]

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LETTERS 10.8.12

Letters

Monday’s Buzz: 10.8.12

THE NEWS Before last weekend, David Burt ARC ’14 never noticed the sounds that occurred around him on a daily basis. But now, he said he has become aware of the sound his footsteps make as he walks up the stairs in the School of Architecture’s Loria Center. Burt had just finished listening to keynote […]

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Cross Campus: 10.5.12

The Dark Knight has risen. Late Thursday night, a calling went out for New Haven’s own vigilante superhero. Several Davenport students set up a Batman light outside their third-floor window, projecting the famous Batman silhouette against the Yale Repertory Theatre. A sea of blue. The bulletin board on High St. outside Sterling Memorial Library was […]

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Friday’s Buzz: 10.5.12

THE NEWS Professors debated ways to reduce the uncertainty surrounding course choices during shopping period at the first Yale College faculty meeting of the 2012-’13 academic year. The faculty meeting presented three reports: one from the Teaching, Learning, and Advising Committee on shopping period, one from the Executive Committee detailing cases seen in spring 2012 […]

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Cross Campus: 10.4.12

Where’s Clint Eastwood? An empty wooden chair was spotted on Cross Campus late Wednesday night with a sign that read “The Empty Seat of Student Representation in the Presidential Search Committee.” Keeping up with politics. Yalies gathered in droves Wednesday night to watch the first presidential debate between U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican nominee […]

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