University | 10:34 am | January 10, 2013 | By Kirsten Schnackenberg

YCC to elect new vice president

YCC Vice President Debby Abramov ’14 will not return to Yale this semester and plans to leave her YCC position vacant, she announced in an email to the YCC Wednesday afternoon. Once the spring semester begins next week, the YCC will elect a new vice president according to the rules outlined in its constitution. The »

University | 7:50 pm | December 27, 2012 | By Kirsten Schnackenberg

YCC rolls out winter break meal plan

Students back on campus from Jan. 7-12 will be able to purchase dining hall swipes and eat in Ezra Stiles and Morse colleges.

From Jan. 7-12, Yalies back on campus can eat in the Ezra Stiles and Morse dining halls due to a new winter break meal plan organized by the Yale College Council. Under the new initiative, students can pre-purchase two to 12 lunches for $7 each, though student-athletes will be provided separate meal cards by the Athletic »

University | 11:57 pm | December 10, 2012 | By Kirsten Schnackenberg

Admins launch new alcohol-related initiatives

Administrators have launched two new alcohol-related initiatives that aim to evaluate alcohol culture at Yale and seek ways to form a safer undergraduate experience. In an email sent yesterday afternoon to the student body, Yale College Dean Mary Miller and University Secretary and Vice President for Student Life Kimberly Goff-Crews announced the “Task Force on »

University | 9:44 pm | October 31, 2012 | By Kirsten Schnackenberg

Fewer Halloween festivities this year


For the first time, Silliman College will not host its annual haunted house for Halloween this year and Berkeley College has had to end its long-established tradition of “liquor treating.” According to Hannah Fornero ’15, board member for Silliman’s Activitie s & Administrative Committee, Silliman decided this year to offer its haunted house every other »

University | 3:41 pm | October 16, 2012 | By Kirsten Schnackenberg

In Pierson, Sunday night dinner off-limits for transfers

Berkeley Dining Hall

For non-Piersonites, eating in Pierson on Sunday evenings is now a thing of the past. According to an email sent out Tuesday morning by Betty Lattanzi, senior administrative assistant for Pierson College, only students with a Pierson sticker on their ID cards will be admitted to the dining hall for dinner on Sunday nights. The »