Jan 18th, 2012
10:51 pm
January 18th, 2012 | University
In crowded cities, tiny dorm rooms

Feeling claustrophobic in your tiny double? Count your blessings. A report out from Reuters this week says a company called Galaxy Stars HK will start manufacturing single-sleeper dorm pods designed to maximize the use of space in notoriously high-rent Hong Kong. The dorms are inspired by Japan’s capsule hotels; each has a three foot by […]

Jan 16th, 2012
7:36 pm
January 16th, 2012 | City
Alpha Delta workers wearing new pinnies

Workers at Alpha Delta Pizza have a new uniform, and you can too! The wenzel wizzes on Elm Street are now sporting new pinnies that read “Alpha Delta Pizza” on the front, joined by the greek letters alpha, delta and pi. The back features the expressions “wenzel” and “1 button.” Interested patrons can purchase a […]

Jan 10th, 2012
8:45 pm
January 10th, 2012 | City
Connecticut may allow bear hunting lottery

The state of Connecticut is not afraid to allow residents to go on a bear hunt. With nearly 3,000 bear sightings in the past year, the state of Connecticut is deciding whether to implement a hunting lottery, used in states such as Maine, the Hartford Courant reported Tuesday. The proposal for the lottery, which is […]

Nov 16th, 2011
1:18 pm
November 16th, 2011 | Sports
Harvard students pack noisemakers for Game

In the absence of vuvuzelas, Harvard students have turned to a different option for this year’s Game — thundersticks. This week, two Harvard sophomores announced that a “Silence Yale” campaign will be selling Harvard-Yale themed noisemakers, in this case, thundersticks. Thundersticks are long, inflatable plastic balloons that when struck together create irritatingly loud noises. According […]

Nov 10th, 2011
10:27 am
November 10th, 2011 | University
McChrystal to teach seminar in spring

Stanley McChrystal, retired four-star general in the U.S. Army, will be teaching his “Leadership” seminar again this spring. Applications for the seminar are now open and will be due Nov. 28 at noon, according to an email sent on Thursday to undergraduates in certain majors. The class, as its title suggests, focuses on the execution […]

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