News | 10:18 pm | August 9, 2010 | By Nora Caplan-Bricker

Judge dismisses Apache suit against Skull and Bones

It looks like the public will not be learning any times soon whether the secret society Skull and Bones keeps an Apache warrior’s skull in its tomb. A District of Columbia judge on July 27 dismissed a case that had been brought against the mysterious society, as well as the University and senior members of »

Uncategorized | 10:01 pm | August 9, 2010 | By Nora Caplan-Bricker

Peruvian congresswoman joins push for artifacts’ return

Hilaria Supa Huamán

Two months after Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd pledged his support to Peru in the ongoing debate over the ownership of Machu Picchu artifacts currently housed at Yale, a Peruvian politician has followed suit. Congresswoman Hilaria Supa Huamán, a human rights activist and member of Peru’s Nationalist Party, announced that she would throw her weight behind »

Uncategorized | 5:35 pm | July 16, 2010 | By Nora Caplan-Bricker

Mr. Levin goes to Washington

University President Richard Levin joined other members of the President’s Council of Advisers on Science and Technology in Washington, D.C., on Thursday morning to hear from U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner Margaret Hamburg. President Barack Obama appointed Levin to PCAST, a group of science and engineering experts selected by the president to advise him »

Uncategorized | 10:33 pm | July 15, 2010 | By Nora Caplan-Bricker

Anti-Yale animal rights protest draws small crowd

Just 12 protestors assembled at the intersection of North Frontage Road and College Street on Wednesday afternoon.

More than two months after Yale labs were cited for animal safety violations, protesters gathered to publicize the alleged abuses further. Carrying signs that read “End Ivy League Animal Abuse” and “Yale Tortures Animals,” 12 Connecticut residents stood at the busy intersection of North Frontage Road and College Street on Wednesday afternoon. Demonstrators said they »

Uncategorized | 12:38 pm | May 19, 2010 | By Nora Caplan-Bricker

Tickets required for Class Day — get them today!

Not all Yalies will get a seat at this year’s Class Day speech — only those with tickets will hear former President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 speak. Deputy Secretary Martha Highsmith, who oversees campus security, sent an e-mail to Yale faculty, students and staff last week informing them that a limited number of tickets will »