University | 11:19 am | January 10, 2012 | By Madeline McMahon

UPDATE: Silliman not giving up trayless


Trayless dining has been a distant, fleeting dream for a long time — in the ever-crowded, normally-perfect Silliman Dining Hall, trays have slowly been disappearing as part of an initiative to get the college trayless altogether. Monday was supposed to be the first day of a semester totally tray-free in Silliman, but according to an »

University | 4:52 pm | January 9, 2012 | By Madeline McMahon

Silliman pioneers new laundry system


Silliman College has revamped its laundry system to include baskets in which students can place laundry from washing machines whose cycles have finished, Master Judith Krauss told students in an email. The program, conceived by the Yale College Council, includes numbered baskets and a white board on which students can write notes specifying which basket »

University | 4:12 pm | November 29, 2011 | By Madeline McMahon

Students to receive email notification of grades


Students will now be receiving email notifications indicating when final grades are posted on SIS starting this semester, the Yale College Council announced in a Tuesday email. The YCC, Yale ITS and the Registrar’s Office have been working for the past two months to produce an email notification system alerting students when a class’ final »

University | 4:35 pm | November 16, 2011 | By Madeline McMahon

Dining expands Thanksgiving services

Pierson dining hall will stay open for six additional meals over Thanksgiving break.

Dining halls will now be open for six meals over Thanksgiving break, Director of Residential Dining Regenia Phillips said in a Wednesday afternoon email to the News. After weeks of discussion, Yale Dining and the YCC have announced that the Pierson College dining hall will serve brunch and dinner on Monday and Tuesday next week. »

University | 12:09 pm | October 25, 2011 | By Madeline McMahon

Storage regulations slightly expanded

The Yale College Council announced Tuesday morning that after weeks of negotiations, the new undergraduate summer storage regulations have been expanded to allow students to also store one bookshelf per person in residential college dorm rooms, in addition to one chair per student and one couch per suite. The revised regulations come after weeks of »