University | 8:10 pm | February 21, 2013 | By Apsara Iyer

Senior Class Gift nets 96.1 percent participation

The Senior Class Gift wrapped up late Wednesday night with a 96.1 percent participation rate, the third-highest in Yale’s history, and $29,693.81 raised, marking an end to a three-week campaign that called on seniors to give back and “keep calm and boola on.” In addition, participation incentives including $10,000 scholarships, dollar-for-dollar matching and a $100,000 »

City | 3:48 pm | December 4, 2012 | By Apsara Iyer

With 32 more votes, Kreiss-Tomkins ’12 claims victory in Alaska

Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins ’12 won a seat in the Alaskan House by just 32 votes.

After a drawn-out recount process and a margin of victory of just 32 votes, Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins ’12 won a seat in the Alaska State House of Representatives today, nearly a month after the Nov. 6 election. The final tabulation, which was already delayed three weeks as election officials counted absentee ballots, came after Republican Bill Thomas »

University | 4:06 pm | December 3, 2012 | By Apsara Iyer

Grand Strategy launches simulation website, lives in virtual reality

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President Barack Obama’s weekly YouTube addresses are so 2011. There’s a new administration on campus: Yale’s “Studies in Grand Strategy” class. Students and administrators in the course recently launched a simulation website that provides a press room, gallery and vision for the administration composed of “Grand Strategy” course members, who simulate members of the presidential cabinet and »