University | 11:53 am | January 24, 2013 | By Andrew Giambrone

Law students uphold Yale’s dominance in wine

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Victory is sweet. But as five Yale Law School students learned Tuesday evening, victory preceded by wine is even sweeter. Besting opponents from Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, UChicago and UPenn law schools “by a wide margin,” a team representing the Yale Law School Wine Society — founded in 2012 by Tyce Walters ’09 LAW ’13 — »

City | 7:35 pm | November 5, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

PSA: Free Shake Shack for all who pledge to vote

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you know that tomorrow, Nov. 6, is Election Day. What you may not know, however, is that all U.S. Shake Shack locations are giving out coupons for a free cup or cone of custard to customers who fill out a “Pledge to Vote” »

University | 12:48 pm | March 29, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

Yale offers admission to 1,975 applicants

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Yale accepted 1,975 applicants to the class of 2016, bringing the admissions rate down to 6.8 percent, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel told the News Thursday afternoon. The University offered 1,001 applicants a spot on the waitlist, Brenzel said, up slightly from the 996 students offered a spot on the waitlist for the class »

City | 6:12 pm | March 22, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

“Hamburglar” strikes in Connecticut

Is this the man who was caught on camera stealing from Johnny Rockets?

A former restaurant worker at Johnny Rockets, a popular American fast-food chain, was arrested in South Windsor, Conn., Thursday morning after he was caught on camera stealing about $900 worth of food, the Hartford Courant reported. The suspect, 45-year-old Alphonso Williams, was taken into custody on $2,500 bail and faces charges of third-degree burglary and »

University | 10:42 am | March 22, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

Yale doctors experiment with stem cells, succeed

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A group of pediatric surgeons at the School of Medicine used a four-year-old girl’s bone marrow to repair her heart in what could be the newest advance in the field of regenerative medicine, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The patient, Angela Irizarry, was born with a single pumping chamber in her heart — a »