Culture | 8:12 pm | October 3, 2011 | By Robert Peck

Calendar centralizes arts events


Yalies can now find arts-related events across campus in one central location. The Yale Arts Calendar features an hour-by-hour look at upcoming arts-related events across the Yale community. The calendar will cover the scope of arts at Yale, from undergrad to post-grad and from music to architecture. Its content will come entirely from student and »

University | 5:21 pm | September 29, 2011 | By Robert Peck

Guo ’09 makes splash with cons


Yale is accustomed to its graduates making waves. But for the last two years, one grad may have been making a few more waves than he should have. Jerry Guo ’09, a former Newsweek employee and the founder of Grouper, a real-life social networking business that sends random groups of customers to hot destinations around »

University | 4:35 am | September 27, 2011 | By Robert Peck

Students, rabbi blow the shofar in dining halls


Danny Ullman ’15 and Adam Berman ’13 joined Rabbi James Ponet ’68 in blowing ceremonial ram horns, known as shofars, in the Branford dining hall Monday, one of several dinnertime stops for the trio in anticipation of Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year, which started Wednesday at sundown.

University | 10:42 am | September 21, 2011 | By Robert Peck

Amnesty International acts out Syrian violence


Yale’s Amnesty International chapter is printing Syrian violence to light on campus by acting out the scenes themselves. Earlier today, Amnesty chapter members portrayed ongoing violence in Syria and what they claim is the world’s negligent reaction to it in a street theater performance on Cross Campus. While blue-shirted actors playing members of the United »

University | 7:30 pm | September 17, 2011 | By Robert Peck

Reeses Puffs, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Special K Red Berries win at ‘bowl’


As of Friday, Yale’s breakfast buffs won’t have to go without their favorite grains any longer. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. yesterday, students from around the Yale community flocked to Commons to participate in the Yale Cereal Bowl, a taste-testing competition organized by the Yale College Council and Yale Dining used to determine three »