What does it take to be Number Two?

By Zach Marks A wise man named Nelly once asked, “What does it take to be Number One? Two is not a winner and three nobody remembers.” Well Emily Schofield might beg to differ. Word on the street is that Schofield filed papers for a re-election bid for the post of YCC vice president. Some […]

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It’s that time again…

By Zach Marks It’s that time again. When inboxes get clogged with campaign mail and Tyco makes bank from printing candidates’ posters, table tents, stickers and billboards. When people you’ve never seen start kissing your ass for votes and the word “tool” is heard in dining hall conversations with alarming frequency. Yeah, you know what […]

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Yale’s millions would be well-spent on fin. aid

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YCC board congratulates its new treasurer

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Students want to cash in on new program

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Efforts to help underprivileged are ongoing

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ESPN’s Berman recaps life

Sportscaster Chris Berman said he knew he had made it big when former President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 visited him in the press booth during the 1995 baseball game in which Cal Ripken broke Lou Gehrig’s record of most consecutive games played in a career. “[Clinton] told me, ‘I’m surprised you don’t have a nickname […]

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Friedman discusses globalization

The world is entering a new era of globalization, which is leveling the international economic playing field, Thomas Friedman said Wednesday in a lecture at the Yale Law School. Friedman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and author of the recent best seller “The World is Flat: A Brief History of the 21st Century,” […]

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Universities enroll fewer foreign students

The number of foreign students enrolled in American universities declined for the second consecutive year in 2004-05, according to a report published Monday by the Institute of International Education. Total foreign student enrollment fell by 1.3 percent nationwide last year, while the number of foreign students at Yale decreased by 0.4 percent. Education experts attributed […]

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Herman discusses journalism

Tom Herman ’68 said he still remembers an embarrassing blunder he made 37 years ago as a young reporter covering PepsiCo for The Wall Street Journal. “I went out for drinks with a group of Pepsi representatives and when the waiter asked me what I wanted, I ordered a Coke,” Herman recalled. “The lesson is, […]

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Karabel talks admissions

At the turn of the twentieth century, the only official criterion Yale and other Ivy League universities used to grant admission was a student’s performance on a standardized entrance examination. But in the 1920s, these universities began to consider other factors when making admissions decisions — a change made to limit the number of Jewish […]

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