University | 4:37 pm | October 28, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Professors cancel classes due to Frankenstorm

In light of the impending storm, many professors have canceled their courses, and there are rumors that the University as a whole will follow suit. According to one security guard, his crew had been told that all classes will be canceled Monday because of Frankenstorm. In addition, all campus shuttle services will stop beginning at »

City | 2:43 pm | October 28, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Take cover, Sandy is coming

Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit New England on Monday morning.

As Hurricane Sandy approaches the Elm City, University officials are gearing up to defend against the stormy intruder. In a Sunday email to the Yale community, Vice President Linda Lorimer said she will meet with key Yale administrators to review the University’s response to the storm, adding that a full update will be sent no »

University | 3:37 pm | October 15, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

PSA: Restricted Berkeley dining hours begin today

Berkeley Dining Hall

If you’re not in Berkeley and planned to eat in the dining hall today, you may want to think again. In an effort to avoid overcrowding, Berkeley College Master Marvin Chun submitted a proposal — which was recently approved — to Yale Dining and the Council of Masters last week that would close Berkeley’s dining »

University | 1:56 am | August 31, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Shopping Period Dispatch: Chauncey issues ‘parental advisory’

George Chauncey's U.S. Lesbian and Gay History course is one of Yale's most beloved history lectures.

During the first meeting of U.S. Lesbian and Gay History on Thursday, Prof. George Chauncey gave students what he called a “parental advisory,” warning them in advance that his course would, indeed, cover sex. “If you don’t want to read about men getting blow jobs in Central Park, this course may not be for you,” »

Uncategorized | 9:14 am | August 30, 2012 | By Caroline Tan


After 20 years as Yale’s leader, University President Richard Levin will step down from his post at the end of the 2012-’13 school year, he announced in a Thursday morning email to the Yale community. In his email, Levin said he recognized that it is a “natural time for transition” after being at the University »