Jan 19th, 2012
12:34 pm
January 19th, 2012 | University
Yale sees 5.8 percent increase in apps

Yale received 28,870 applications for admission to the class of 2016, marking a 5.8 percent increase from last year, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeffrey Brenzel said in an email to the News Thursday morning. The jump comes as other Ivy League schools — Columbia and Penn are the only ones with data out now — […]

Jan 17th, 2012
5:53 pm
January 17th, 2012 | Culture
YCC offers backstage pass for best logo design

Remember last year’s Spring Fling? Remember when Third Eye Blind played “Jumper,” or when Lupe Fiasco kicked off (or, at least, contributed to) a campuswide push against investment banking? You don’t? Regardless, here’s some good news: the Yale College Council is offering a backstage pass to Spring Fling 2012 for the student who designs the […]

Jan 17th, 2012
4:36 pm
January 17th, 2012 | City
Blaze on State Street claims three cats

When a fire broke out at the newly-opened Da Legna restaurant on State Street over the weekend, everyone inside got out unharmed — every human, that is. After the fire, clean-up workers found Spooky hiding in a closet to protect himself from the smoke and the cold air, CT Post reported today. He was immediately […]

Jan 15th, 2012
9:40 pm
January 15th, 2012 | University
Early admissions get tougher at elite schools

At least when it comes to early applications, it’s hard out there for a WASP. A larger, more diverse group of early applicants to America’s most elite universities has made early admission more elusive, especially for students from Northeastern prep schools, according to a New York Times article Friday. In the past, prep schools dominated […]

Dec 21st, 2011
11:29 pm
December 21st, 2011 | University
Farrow LAW ’09, other Yalies among ’30 under 30′

What do Lady Gaga and Mark Zuckerberg have in common with Rhodes Scholar, celebrity offspring and aspiring country artist Ronan Farrow LAW ’09? They’re all among America’s “30 Under 30,” a list of high-achieving young people released this week by Forbes. Farrow graduated from Bard College when he was 15, the college’s youngest graduate ever. […]

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