Uncategorized | 1:21 am | September 15, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

Yalies use their noodles, Newsweek says

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Watch out, Harvard! Yale is ranked No. 1 in Newsweek magazine’s list of the “Best 25 Schools for Brainiacs,” published on Monday. “Whether you’re a brainiac, future power broker, or a jock there’s probably something for you at Yale,” the article said. Newsweek’s rankings looked at which colleges attracted the most high-achieving students and graduated »

Uncategorized | 7:35 pm | September 1, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

CollegeOnly, the new GoodCrush

CollegeOnly — the new GoodCrush.

Yalies fed up with prying employers and nosy parents on Facebook might now have a fix: CollegeOnly. According to an article published in the Boston Herald on Monday, this latest social networking site only issues accounts to those with college e-mails and prevents potential employers, parents and the greater public from accessing profiles. Josh Weinstein, »

Uncategorized | 2:29 am | August 26, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

West Point transfer Miller ’12 garners national attenton

Sparking a national debate: Katherine Miller ’12, the gay West Point cadet who transferred to Yale College to protest the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, has captured the attention news outlets nationwide — and on Wednesday, her story appeared on the the front page of The New York Times. “The resignation this month of »

Uncategorized | 10:32 pm | August 19, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

Another year, another third place ranking …

For the eighth year in a row, Yale was ranked third in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings, which this year were released Tuesday. Harvard retained its top position on the list, while Princeton, which was tied with Harvard last year, slipped one place to the No. 2 slot. Among the top 10, »

Uncategorized | 1:35 pm | July 30, 2010 | By Carmen Lu

Stanford cuts financial aid budget

Stanford’s financial aid budget will shrink for the first time in over a decade as the university attempts to bridge its budget shortfall, the Stanford Daily reported Thursday. Under a new budget strategy that is expected to save Stanford $2.5 million in aid money next year, the expected student contribution for those on financial aid »