University | 3:20 pm | October 26, 2011 | By Natasha Thondavadi

YNHH patient inspires bone marrow drive

Those attending a bone marrow drive Tuesday at the Law School were treated to a variety of Indian snacks.

Four out of five Americans of European descent can find a bone marrow donor match. But for those of South Asian heritage, the chances are drastically reduced — one out of 20,000. Amit Gupta, the online entrepreneur responsible for websites like Photojojo and The Daily Jolt, is experiencing this disparity firsthand. Gupta, whose family is »

University | 8:41 pm | October 12, 2011 | By Natasha Thondavadi

BlackBerry outage frustrates students


A plague causing BlackBerries across the globe to fail spread to New Haven on Wednesday, forcing students to check emails on computers. Many BlackBerry users have experienced problems using their phone’s e-mail and Internet functions, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. According to Research in Motion, the telecommunications company that runs the BlackBerry network, the network »

Culture | 12:39 pm | October 12, 2011 | By Natasha Thondavadi

Stiles, Morse take home architecture awards

Ezra Stiles dining hall.

Ezra Stiles and Morse Colleges have been awarded the Gold Medal from the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Stiles Master Steven Pitti enthusiastically announced in an email to the students and associates of Stiles today. Pitti’s email shared a statement from Stephen Kieran, the head architect of KieranTimberlake, the firm which directed »

Uncategorized | 11:19 am | January 6, 2011 | By Natasha Thondavadi

Yalies start 2012 campaign for Mitch Daniels

Yale students are making an effort to move away from party politics, according to Politico’s Ben Smith ’99. In a second push to make Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels as Republican party candidate for president, Yalies are arguing: Governor Daniels has said that he does not plan to run, that he would rather serve out his »

Uncategorized | 7:37 pm | November 3, 2010 | By Natasha Thondavadi

Bush ’68 memoir gets personal

Kanye West and dog poop are just two things featured in former U.S. President George W. Bush’s ’68 memoir, “Decision Points.” According to the New York Times, Bush attempts to use pop culture and humor to recast his presidency, with the effect that the book is not only about political decisions, but also about how »