University | 2:22 pm | February 13, 2013 | By Jennifer Gersten

Spaulding ’13 wins $1,000 on ‘Millionaire’


Sam Spaulding ’13 — the computer science major and trivia enthusiast who won $50,000 from “Jeopardy!” in 2010 — took away $1,000 on Tuesday’s episode of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” The Yale senior wrangled categories vaguely outlining the course of a failed relationship – “Chance Encounters,” “Leisurely Battles” and “Bad Breakups,” to name »

Opinion | 10:28 am | January 22, 2013 | By Jennifer Gersten, Scott Remer, and Scott Stern

Forum: Inauguration

The crowds gather in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration.

From President Obama’s second inaugural address to Beyoncé’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” yesterday’s inauguration ceremony was filled with moments both historical and .GIF-worthy. In this edition of the YDN Forum, our contributors weigh in on the speeches and symbols that remained in their thoughts long after the crowds on the National Mall thinned. Scott »

Opinion | 11:32 am | January 17, 2013 | By Jennifer Gersten and Scott Stern

Forum: Shopping Period


With shopping period upon us, students are scrambling to assemble that perfect schedule of seminars, lectures and sections. In this edition of the News’ Forum, our contributors chronicle the ups and downs of this important Yale tradition. Scott Stern, Staff Blogger | Sophomore in Branford College Shopping period is stressful. As someone who is currently »