Uncategorized | 12:48 pm | May 30, 2010 | By Amir Sharif

Yale College website gets a facelift

Yalies may have started their summer vacations, but that doesn’t mean the Yale College Dean’s Office is taking a break. The Office recently published its newly redesigned Yale College website, a consolidated landing page for various College-affiliated organizations and services, from the financial aid office to the Center for International Experience. “Our new site architecture »

Uncategorized | 1:38 pm | April 6, 2010 | By Amir Sharif

Penn dining hall serves fuzzy fare

Something was a bit off with the chicken served in Penn’s dining halls Monday, according to a post on the campus’ Under the Button blog. Nope — it wasn’t too spicy, too salty or too dry. It was more an issue of texture: A student diner found feathers still attached to the deep-fried breast she »

Uncategorized | 3:55 am | March 24, 2010 | By Amir Sharif

Branford bedroom shows up in buttery

Students passing through the Branford basement last night may have noticed a strange noise warbling through the corridors. The music, a mix of Feist and Katy Perry, was coming from a laptop locked inside the college’s buttery, along with the other contents of a student’s room — from the desk right down to towels and »

Uncategorized | 3:46 am | February 24, 2010 | By Amir Sharif

Yale architect to design new U.S. embassy in London

KieranTimberlake, a Philadelphia-based architecture firm co-founded by Stephen Kieran ’73, has been selected to design the new American embassy in London, the United States Department of State announced yesterday. Construction is set to begin in 2013, and the new embassy is planned for completion by 2017. The project will cost approximately $500 million, according to »

News | 1:10 pm | December 17, 2009 | By Jordi Gassó and Amir Sharif

City commission approves SOM plan

A visualization of Lord Norman Foster’s ARC ’62 sleek plans for the new School of Management campus.

Despite a recent outcry from New Haven residents, the Yale School of Management is one step closer to breaking ground on its new campus. The City Plan Commission accepted the University’s application for the 246,000 square-foot campus, set to be located on Whitney Avenue and Sachem Street, at a meeting Wednesday evening. But the approval »