Uncategorized | 12:14 pm | November 30, 2010 | By Baobao Zhang

Now Yalies can get “lunch” too

Yalies, too, can meet strangers for “non-romantic” lunches—thanks to YaleLunch.com. The website is created by Seth Riddley, the creator of HarvardLunch.com. “I basically converted the Harvard site to make a Yale site,” Riddley said. The Yale and Harvard sites are almost identical: users simply plug in their name, e-mail address and residence to set up »

Uncategorized | 1:40 pm | November 28, 2010 | By Baobao Zhang

Koh tells WikiLeaks to stop it

WikiLeaks is at it again! But can the rhetoric of former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh stop the organization from releasing 250,000 secret U.S. State Department documents? Koh, who also serves at the legal adviser to the State Department, wrote a letter warning Julian Assange, head of WikiLeaks, that releasing those documents would »

Uncategorized | 2:24 pm | November 27, 2010 | By Baobao Zhang

Harvard student invents way to meet random people

Harvardlunch.com could potentially be the best or worst idea since Random Dorm. Remember Random Dorm, the Chatroulette for college students? Harvardlunch.com, developed by Harvard junior Seth A. Riddley, takes the “meet random people” concept one step further — you actually meet them in person. About 300 Harvard students use the website, which sets up “non-romantic” »

Uncategorized | 1:02 pm | October 30, 2010 | By Baobao Zhang

Dispatch from D.C.: Halloween costumes and the Roots

Reporter Baobao Zhang writes in from the “Rally to Restore Sanity.” Hundreds of thousands are on the mall for the rally. People in the crowd range from kids to college students to seniors. The mood is all too Halloween with people in costumes, such as colonial patriots, the cookie monster and Christine O’Donnell-inspired witches. People »