Yalies take Toad’s by storm

A group of Yalies not satisfied with the Wednesday night Toad’s dubstep decided to take matters into their own hands last night when the group performed Yale’s fight song “Bulldog” in honor of the men’s hockey team’s first appearance at the Frozen Four in over six decades. The DJ was more than happy to cut […]

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GORMAN: Letting artistry breathe

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GORMAN: The next Yale-Harvard game

This January, Yale will host a battle for the ages — the Yale-Harvard blood drive. Like the Yale-Harvard football game, our performance in the blood drive is historically subpar.

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Through the Lens: New Haven Open

Last week’s New Haven Open brought fans and some of the top women’s players in the world to the Elm City. Czech Petra Kvitova left with the title after defeating Russian Maria Kirilenko, while four-time defending champion Caroline Wozniacki was forced to retire with a knee injury in the semifinals. Photography editor Zoe Gorman was […]

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Library restructures staff

Library staff knew Yale would bring a new University librarian to campus this academic year, but some were surprised to find their own roles in the library changed. For the first time in over 10 years, the library is undergoing a major reorganization of personnel in an effort to centralize library services. Since August, the […]

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UP CLOSE | A digital library?

Earlier this month, library digitization assistant Kelly Perry placed an 1845 German medical history book on a machine three times her size. Perry can choose to turn the pages herself, but on this occasion, she switched on a large metal arm affixed to the device — called a Kirtas machine — to leaf through the […]

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Through The Lens: Coffeehouse showcases talent

On Saturday night, music, art and poetry filled Saybrook Underbrook. Underbrook Coffeehouse, as the event is known, featured Yale’s The Black Marias, Wesleyan’s Almonds and Elephants, art by Ilana Harris-Babou ’13 and a poetry reading by Nora Caplan-Bricker ’12. The event occurs every other Saturday at 8 p.m.

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Yale relies on outside providers for tech

Google Apps for Education, which is slated to go live for students and staff over the course of this academic year, is not the only external electronic platform upon which Yale relies. Many websites for admissions and employment are owned by outside providers, said Chuck Powell, associate chief information officer for Information Technology Services. Powell […]

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Supercomputer readies for action

The fastest supercomputer Yale has ever owned is almost research ready. Since Information Technology Services acquired Bulldog O — or “Omega” — last March from an undisclosed government agency, the machine has arrived to West Campus and been in a beta testing phase since August. Though a select group of researchers and ITS personnel are […]

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Turner’s plans for library continued

Last September, Frank Turner GRD ’71 stepped into the role of University Librarian after the search committee decided out of six finalists that he was the best man for the job. But just two months later, Turner had died suddenly of a pulmonary embolism, leaving his vision for North America’s second-largest research library unfulfilled. Yale […]

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Miller MUS ’07 inspired through music

John Miller MUS ’07, a trombonist and the manager of community programs at the School of Music, died Thursday morning after falling from the fourth story of Hendrie Hall. He was 29. Colleagues and friends from around New Haven and Yale called Miller’s death a huge loss for both communities. Miller led the Music in […]

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ITS adds new security position

Information Technology Services is adding a new officer position to help keep Yale’s electronic information safe. Chief Information Officer Len Peters, who took office this academic year, said he plans to alter the department’s administrative structure, and is beginning by introducing a new Chief Information Security Officer. This individual will oversee the broader strategy for […]

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