Panache hair salon closes

After 22 years of operation, Panache Hair Salon in Chapel Street’s Sherman Alley will close its doors Saturday. Because of financial troubles, Panache owner Florence Pieczko is being forced to close up shop. Surrounding business owners expressed concern that the salon’s closing will decrease foot traffic in the already tucked away alley. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5604″ ] […]


Katz talks cocktail culture

Cocktail consultant, mixologist and self-proclaimed “professional drinker” Allen Katz told Yale students the secret to becoming a skilled bartender Tuesday: Drink a lot and take pleasure in tasting different alcohols. The Yale Sustainable Food Project, along with the Branford College Master’s Office, co-sponsored a master’s tea and a later cocktail tasting with Katz, the director […]


Dems phone-bank, work to get out the vote

The Afro-American Cultural Center was buzzing today as the Yale College Democrats worked the phones to encourage Yalies to get out the vote. The volunteers making the calls reminded students of the various polling locations and made it a goal to ask each voter the precise time at which they planned to cast their vote. […]


Dispatch from the polls: Numbers from Ward 22

As 4:38 there were 421 voters in Ward 22 — a Ward that encompasses some of Yale’s residential colleges. Check back for more updates.


Bun Lai is a “great” person

New Haven’s own Bun Lai was named the “Greatest Person of the Day” by the Huffington Post earlier this week for his work with developing sustainable sushi. In an interview, Lai familiar with the spotlight, talked about his past, his current projects, and his future plans to spread his message. Lai spoke of his New […]


Law School panel weighs in on death penalty

As the sentencing for Stephen Hayes, a convicted murderer in the 2007 home invasion case in Chesire, begins this week, a panel of three opponents of capital punishment gathered at Yale Law School Wednesday to discuss their views. Connecticut State Representative Gary Holder-Winfield, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Larry Cox and Juan Melendez, a man […]


Dudley ’87 makes bid in Oregon

Chris Dudley ’87 is changing up the political scene in Oregon with his gubernatorial bid, according to a Bloomberg article Tuesday. Known for being the “underdog” ever since his days in the NBA where he struggled with free-throws and rebounds, Dudley is now facing a whole new kind of opponent in his campaign against the […]


Miya’s owner talks sushi, sustainability

Bun Lai, sushi guru and owner of Miya’s Sushi on Howe Street, brought samples of sustainable sushi for students to savor during a talk about his past, his restaurant and the world of “eco-friendly sushi” at a Calhoun Master’s Tea he gave Monday. In conjunction with the Calhoun Master’s Office, the Yale Sustainable Food Project […]


Ok, the God Quad goes purple

The God Quad recorded a spoof of the OK Go video “A Million Ways” titled “A Million Ways to be Purple” advertising the party that they threw on Saturday night where all guests were asked to wear purple. The video, posted on YouTube, features four males dressed head-to-toe in form-fitting purple spandex. The suits left […]


Duke copies Yale

Duke University is re-vamping its housing system, and the plans look a little familiar. The new “housing model,” as the Duke community is calling it, is almost an exact duplicate of Yale’s residential college system. It aims to equalize the residential dorm system; the student body would be divided into small communities or “houses,” in […]