Uncategorized | 10:40 pm | August 27, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Irene Dispatch: Late night activities and some more information

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A hodge podge of Irene-related news here. Reporter Zoe Gorman tells us that both Bass Library and the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library have announced on the Yale University Library website that they will be closed tomorrow. Meanwhile Ava Kofman tells us that four students — boys wearing swimshorts and girls wearing bikinis — »

Uncategorized | 7:15 pm | August 27, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Toad’s Saturday night dance party canceled, Miller says

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Last night Toad’s Place sent an email announcing their “Hurricane Saturday Night Dance Party!!!” but with the threat of Irene becoming very real, it now looks as if the party will not go on. In an email to undergraduates this evening Yale College Dean Mary Miller wrote — in a parenthetical — that “the New »

Uncategorized | 3:02 pm | August 27, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Irene Dispatch: Back at Stop & Shop

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Our reporter Emily Foxhall is back at Stop & Shop where they are running seriously low on water. According to Emily, the store announced at around 2:55 p.m. that there are only two pallets of water left. Batteries are also depleting, and there are holes in the canned soup and peanut butter and jelly shelves. »

Uncategorized | 1:47 pm | August 27, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

We compile the latest on Hurricane Irene

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With Hurricane Irene fast approaching and some light rain already falling in the Have, safety warnings and announcements are flooding (semi-intentional pun) in. Let’s break it down. At 12:35 p.m. Vice President and University Secretary Linda Lorimer sent her update to students. The “tropical winds” are supposed to get here by 11 p.m. (Coincidentally, that’s »

Uncategorized | 11:17 am | August 26, 2011 | By Esther Zuckerman

Extracurricular bazaar postponed because of Irene

Aw guys, Irene is already starting to get in the way of our weekend plans. In an email to undergraduates this morning Associate Dean for Student Organizations John Meeske announced that the bazaar — think: “do you sing?” — originally scheduled for Sunday would be postponed a week. Read his full email below: Dear students, »