Apr 16th, 2013
11:03 am
April 16th, 2013 | University
UPDATED: Alums receive Pulitzer Prize

At a Morse College Master’s Tea last January, New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg ’97 told students to “fail as many times” as possible. But on Monday, Duhigg failed to follow his own advice after he and his Times team won the Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for a series Duhigg co-authored on the economy. Entitled […]

Apr 4th, 2013
5:51 pm
April 4th, 2013 | University
Students protest outside grading meeting

Roughly 60 students gathered outside Davies Auditorium this afternoon to protest the proposals of the Yale College Ad-Hoc Committee on Grading, which recommended that Yale adopt a 100-point grading scale and suggested a rubric of grade distributions. The protest was held as faculty members entered the auditorium to vote on the committee’s proposals. Led by Scott […]

Apr 3rd, 2013
2:30 pm
April 3rd, 2013 | University
New Energy Studies program launched

The Yale Climate & Energy Institute announced on Monday that it is accepting applications for a new undergraduate program in Energy Studies that will commence in fall 2013. The Energy Studies program will offer students multidisciplinary opportunities to learn about the science, economics and the social impact of energy production. According to the program’s mission […]

Feb 20th, 2013
9:04 am
February 20th, 2013 | City
Oscars drama over ‘Lincoln’ comes to Connecticut

Oscars season is always exciting for Hollywood — but this year, the drama is coming home to Connecticut. U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney has accused the Oscar-nominated film “Lincoln” of historical inaccuracy in its depiction of Connecticut’s role in the passage of the 13th Amendment, which outlawed slavery and involuntary servitude. According to Courtney, the film […]

Feb 12th, 2013
9:12 pm
February 12th, 2013 | University
Yale does the Harlem Shake

If you’re looking to get Smooch’d this Valentine’s Day, you may just have to learn the Harlem Shake. As part of an advertising effort for their Valentine’s Day party, the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon have created their own version of the Harlem Shake. Though not officially authorized by the fraternity, the video — filmed […]

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