City | 7:57 pm | January 8, 2012 | By Danielle Trubow

Insomnia Cookies opens on Chapel Street

Insomnia Cookies, which specializes in providing desserts into the wee morning hours, is now open on Chapel Street.

Night owls, rejoice — Insomnia Cookies is ready to fill your every gluttonous late-night desire. The delivery chain started at the University of Pennsylvania opened its Chapel Street store last Wednesday. It sells a variety of desserts — nine types of cookies, three jumbo deluxe cookies, cookie cakes, brownies, chocolate milk (yum), ice cream and »

University | 10:53 am | October 18, 2011 | By Danielle Trubow

Storied professor dies

John Morton Blum, an eminent Yale historian who taught the likes of former President George W. Bush ’68, U.S. Sen. John Kerry ‘66 and former Yale professor Henry Louis Gates ’73, has passed away in North Branford, CT. He was 90. Blum, a Harvard man, joined Yale’s History Department in 1957. A former chair of »

City | 8:17 pm | October 16, 2011 | By Danielle Trubow

Cookie chain comes to Chapel

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We may be entering the golden age for late-night munchies — Insomnia Cookies will soon be arriving on Chapel Street. An empty storefront at 1145 Chapel Street, adjacent to J&B Deli, has recently displayed signs for Insomnia Cookies in its windows, advertising the store’s coming arrival. At its other locations at college campuses nationwide, Insomnia »

Sports | 9:20 pm | October 12, 2011 | By Danielle Trubow

Epstein ’95 jumps from Red Sox to Cubs

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Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein ‘95 is ready to move on. After nine years, two World Series championships and one of the worst collapses in major league history, Epstein has reportedly agreed to terminate his Red Sox contract one year early for a five-year deal with the Chicago Cubs reportedly worth between $15 »

University | 4:55 pm | September 1, 2011 | By Danielle Trubow

Shopping Period Dispatch: ‘Twilight’ for homework

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Students shopping Art and Industry in Contemporary Hollywood are preparing to watch “Jaws” tonight as a class requirement. Encouraging students to stay up to date with recent Hollywood events and releases, more recent required films to be viewed and analyzed in the course include “Mamma Mia!,” “Twilight,” and a to-be-released film. Possible candidate? “The Muppets.” »