Dec 14th, 2010
8:14 pm
December 14th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Franco GRD ’16 nominated for Golden Globe

Cutting off his right arm on-screen in “127 Hours” has earned James Franco GRD ’16 a best actor in a dramaGolden Globe nomination. Hopefully, he does not need to sever his left one to win it. The announcement was made Tuesday morning, marking Franco’s third Globe nomination. He previously earned a Globe for Best Actor […]

Dec 14th, 2010
7:43 pm
December 14th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Yale no. 2 when it comes to graduation rate among research universities

Yale has the second highest graduation rate of all research universities, with 97 percent of undergraduates completing their degrees within six years, a new report by the Chronicle of Higher Education concluded. Yale was barely edged out by Harvard, which had a graduation rate of 98 percent in 2008, but topped Princeton (4th, with 96 […]

Dec 14th, 2010
7:30 pm
December 14th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Dartmouth freshman arrested for narcotics possession

Two Ivy League drug busts in less than two weeks! After the now infamous Columbia incident, Dartmouth freshman Delos Chang was arrested on six counts of possessing narcotics, the Dartmouth reported. Chang allegedly received a shipment of illegal drugs about two weeks ago, IvyGate reported. A dorm-mate of Chang told the Dartmouth that he had […]

Dec 14th, 2010
3:12 pm
December 14th, 2010 | Uncategorized
New Haven schools get graded

Forty-three New Haven Public Schools got report cards from the city Monday morning, the New Haven Independent reported. At a press conference at the Sound School, a marine-based school overlooking the Long Island Sound, Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. and Superintendent Reginald Mayo announced which schools would receive Tier I, II and III grades. The school […]

Dec 14th, 2010
2:46 pm
December 14th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Vandalization of LGBT books at Harvard determined ‘accident’

After 36 books on LGBT issues were vandalized with urine in a Harvard library last month, Harvard police have determined that the damage was not a hate crime but an “accident” by the university’s library staff, the Harvard Crimson reported. The books, which covered same-sex marriage and lesbian and gay issues, were found in a […]

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