Mar 15th, 2012
2:03 pm
March 15th, 2012 | University
Cost of attending Yale up 4.9 percent

The cost of attending Yale will jump 4.9 percent this year, according to the 2012-’13 term bill released this Tuesday. Tuition will cost $42,300 — up from $40,500 — while room and board will cost $7,150 and $5,850, respectively — up $6,700 for room and $5,500 for board. With the rise in overall cost, Yale’s […]

Feb 20th, 2012
5:02 pm
February 20th, 2012 | University
Magdanz ’12 wins Luce Scholarship

Reid Magdanz ’12, an environmental studies major, has been awarded a Luce Scholarship to spend a year working in Asia, Director for National Fellowships Katherine Dailinger said over the weekend. Alaska-native Magdanz will use the scholarship to work a one-year internship — he’s not sure where — in a part of Asia where preservation and […]

Feb 16th, 2012
5:56 pm
February 16th, 2012 | City
Kristof pats New Haven on the back for school reform

According to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, valuable education reform is happening here and now in the New Haven. In a Thursday op-ed titled “The New Haven Experiment,” Kristof credits New Haven’s public school system for working with, rather than against, the teacher’s union in creating comprehensive school reform. “New Haven may be home […]

Feb 7th, 2012
10:52 pm
February 7th, 2012 | University
Gross Dartmouth hazing leads to outrage

Outrage over accounts of hazing published in Dartmouth’s campus newspaper has led to action from professors. In late January, Dartmouth senior Andrew Lohse wrote an opinion article in the paper describing various disgusting hazing practices among the university’s fraternities. As a pledge, Lohse said he was made to drink a full cup of vinegar, swim […]

Feb 7th, 2012
7:57 pm
February 7th, 2012 | City
Street car might actually come to New Haven

Forget Yale Transit — New Haven officials are looking at getting a street car once again. Last October, the Board of Alderman struck down a proposal to apply for an $800,000 grant from the federal government to build a streetcar because they would have to pay $200,000 in matching funds if they won it. But […]

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