Jan 22nd, 2013
10:28 am
January 22nd, 2013 | Opinion
Forum: 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 […]

Jan 17th, 2013
11:32 am
January 17th, 2013 | Opinion
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 […]

Jan 16th, 2013
12:07 pm
January 16th, 2013 | University
Times reporter moonlights as Whiffenpoof

Henry Alford, New York Times reporter – and now, honorary Whiffenpoof? In an article published in The New York Times on Jan. 13, Alford writes about his brief experience singing with the Whiffenpoofs and participating in a movement he calls “fakeappella.” Eager, he writes, to “know what it feels like to sing ‘Too Darn Hot’ […]

Jan 6th, 2013
1:42 am
January 6th, 2013 | City
Murphy, infant son take oath of office

Connecticut Democrat Chris Murphy may not be the youngest current member of the United States Senate after all. On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden chuckled as he administered the oath of office to not only Murphy but also his infant son, who rode comfortably on his father’s arm during the swearing-in ceremony. “This is my 1-year-old, […]

Oct 4th, 2012
8:46 pm
October 4th, 2012 | University
PETA to bring ‘factory farms’ to campus

Yalies, prepare to meet your meat. Peta2, the student wing of activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), will bring a mock “factory farm” to Old Campus this Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in an effort to teach students about the origins of their hamburgers, chicken tenders and other fleshy […]

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