Mar 15th, 2012
1:26 pm
March 15th, 2012 | University
Chinese economy still solid, Roach says at conference

Next time they’re in New Haven, certain economists might consider stopping by Stephen Roach’s “Next China” class. Roach, the former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, said at a conference in Shanghai last week that speculation that the Chinese economy will enter a hard landing are “vastly overblown,” according to a report from Bloomberg. China has […]

Mar 15th, 2012
1:09 pm
March 15th, 2012 | University
Yale researchers find Facebook addicting

Facebook addiction might soon be an official mental disorder. A group of Yale post-doctoral researchers have determined that Facebook acts as an increasingly common and addicting form of stress management, according to an article in the New Haven Register. According to the researchers, Facebook activates the body’s reward circuits and neural pathways in the same […]

Feb 26th, 2012
10:36 pm
February 26th, 2012 | University
Times article features Yale prefrosh at Stuyvesant

Rudi-Ann Miller may just be like any other prefrosh admitted to Yale’s class of 2016. But at Stuyvesant High School, she doesn’t even have to try to stand out. According to an article published in the New York Times on Saturday, Miller is one of just 40 black students currently enrolled at the Lower Manhattan […]

Feb 6th, 2012
1:52 pm
February 6th, 2012 | University
List claims QPac is good for the socially awkward

Are Quinnipiac students urinating all over New Haven because they become nervous in social contexts and act out accordingly? Maybe. According to a list on, posted to the Huffington Post on Monday, Quinnipiac University has made the cut the best schools for a socially awkward student. At these schools, including Carnegie Mellon and Boston […]

Jan 19th, 2012
12:59 am
January 19th, 2012 | City
Longtime WTNH weatherman Dr. Mel dies at 66

WTNH weatherman Mel Goldstein, known as “Dr. Mel,” died on Wednesday after a battle with multiple myeloma. He was 66. Goldstein began his media career as a radio broadcaster after obtaining a doctorate in meteorology from New York University, according to WTNH. Goldstein’s radio show won a national following, and in the 1980s he joined […]

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