Opinion | 7:36 pm | November 7, 2012 | By Marissa Medansky and Dan Stein

UPDATED Forum: Election Reactions

After hearing news of Obama’s victory,  seniors celebrated at Box 63.

As Yale responds to the results of Election 2012, read reactions in the News’ Forum: “Tonight’s election results were filled with triumphs for rational progress over fear and exclusion, but I hope that tonight means something more constructive than ‘victory’: We exercise our most basic civic right every four years in the voting booth, and »

City | 8:31 pm | October 2, 2012 | By Dan Stein

Q&A with Mory’s Executive Chef Jeff Caputo

Jeff Caputo, Executive Chef at Mory's, is at the helm of one of the New Haven's most iconic restaurants.

Ever wonder who’s responsible for making the food at Mory’s? Jeff Caputo, executive chef at one of New Haven’s most iconic restaurants, sat down with the News to talk about his style. Caputo previously served as Executive Chef for Scoozzi, a restaurant that abruptly closed October 2011, before he took his skills to Mory’s. Q: »

University | 9:32 am | April 2, 2012 | By Dan Stein

YouTube video can’t get deferred senior into Yale

Jackie Milestone did not receive a spot in the class of 2016.

Even though her four-minute music video plea for admission racked up 27,000 views on YouTube, Philadelphia-area high school senior Jackie Milestone will not be coming to New Haven in the fall. In a response to a comment from mosiemo13 asking whether she’d been admitted, Milestone wrote on Friday via her YouTube account that she “didn’t »

University | 1:50 pm | February 29, 2012 | By Dan Stein

Meet the brains behind “White and Blue for You”


Last Tuesday, high school senior Jackie Milestone released a music video about her hopes to attend Yale after being deferred early action. Her video racked up over 10,000 views and has been featured on CBS News. The News got in touch with Jackie at her home outside Philadelphia. Dan Stein: How did you think of »

University | 10:37 am | February 23, 2012 | By Dan Stein

Deferred senior makes viral vid about Yale


What would you do to get into Yale? For Jackie Milestone, the answer is a four minute smorgasboard of singing, guitar and Yale apparel. After being deferred this fall, Milestone uploaded a song about her Yale deferral to Youtube on Tuesday. The catchy hook comes from the line: “Yale, you’ve made me white and blue »