University | 4:15 pm | September 28, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Fake Mary Miller twitter account returns


It’s back. Despite having been shut down last week, the Twitter account parodying Yale College Dean Mary Miller account appears to have returned (with a different name). “Miller” tweeted today: “Rumors of our death were greatly exaggerated, but username will change to comply with the “laws”, try following @fakedeanmary.” Among other topical 140-character quips released »

Culture | 10:44 am | September 26, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

A hope for self-betterment on High Street


One of the tarps hanging on a fence surrounding Street Hall construction on High Street is a little more artistic by the rest. It has been given a painted white background and stenciled with the phrase “I want to be a better person.” We snapped a photo.

Culture | 12:05 pm | September 19, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Tsui ’11 sings for ‘Sing-Off’


We know you missed seeing Sam Tsui ’11 videos. Well, have no fear, he of the multiple harmonizing personas can be back on your computers in his new capacity as “digital correspondent” for NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” the a cappella-centered show that the Whiffenpoofs competed in last year. Watch here as Tsui sings a medley of »

City | 4:14 pm | September 1, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Sign above old Labyrinth advertises froyo


Froyo World competition? There is a new sign over what used to be the door to Labyrinth Books on York Street for “Flavors” advertising “frozen yogurt + fresh fruit + fun treats.” A worker in the space said it went up about an hour ago.

University | 9:08 am | August 31, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Shopping period is here


Fall 2011 term classes began this morning at 8:20 a.m. (early, right?), which means we’re officially in shopping period. These coming days will be about overcrowded seminars and online section enrollment. Though they might be hectic, we want to encourage you to keep in touch with us as you run around campus. Did a professor »