City | 4:46 pm | October 17, 2012 | By Lorenzo Ligato

Yee ’12 pleads not guilty to felony charge

At a Tuesday court hearing, Eric Yee ’12 pled not guilty to one count of illegal weapon possession after police responding to threatening comments Yee allegedly made about children discovered an assault rifle in Yee’s house last September. Officers searching his house found a Heckler & Koch M-94 assault rifle in his Santa Clarita, Calif. »

Sports | 10:13 pm | April 16, 2012 | By Lorenzo Ligato

Yale chess team ties for third in tourney

Robert Hess '15, left, competes in an Ivy League chess tournament this weekend.

Ivy League rivalries come in all shapes and sizes. This weekend, the battle for campus pride invaded the chess world, as two dozen Ivy Leaguers faced off in the first Ivy League Chess Championship. The event, sponsored by the Chess Club of Fairfield County, brought four-player teams — representing Yale, Columbia, Princeton and Dartmouth — »

Culture | 8:43 pm | February 16, 2012 | By Lorenzo Ligato

‘Good Goods’ gets pretty good reviews

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Critics across Connecticut are weighing in on “Good Goods,” a new play written by playwright Christina Anderson DRA’ 11 and staged by acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company director Tina Landau ‘84. Good Goods, which opened Feb. 3 at the Yale Rep, follows a young black man named Stacey as he returns to his southern hometown to »

Culture | 8:55 pm | December 16, 2011 | By Lorenzo Ligato

Elis nominated for Golden Globes

Surprise! Meryl Streep DRA '74 is nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama.

Whether you are a true cinephile or just sometimes end up watching “Roseanne,” you have one more reason to watch the Golden Globes this year. On Thursday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominees for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards — and several Yalies, listed below, were nominated to take home Oscar’s shining, »

City | 12:15 pm | November 8, 2011 | By Lorenzo Ligato

Unrest at Occupy may change Elis’ roles

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Yalies are gearing up to support the Occupiers. At a Monday night meeting at Dwight Hall, about 30 Yale students, mostly undergraduates, discussed strategies to bring aid to the protesters camped on the Green. But the spectre of danger has come up again for Yale students trying to get involved after disorder bubbled up among »