University | 4:23 pm | November 7, 2012 | By Yanan Wang

YCBA collection now available online

The Yale Center for British Art, located in the middle of campus, is trying to reach out to more undergraduates.

The Yale Center for British Art announced yesterday that the public can now access its entire collection of art online. Home to the most comprehensive array of British art outside of the United Kingdom, the British Art Center carries roughly 2,000 paintings, 200 sculptures and 50,000 prints and drawings from the Elizabethan period onwards. In »

Culture | 10:19 pm | October 22, 2012 | By Yanan Wang

YCBA to receive West Prize

The Yale Center for British Art, located in the middle of campus, is trying to reach out to more undergraduates.

The Yale Center for British Art was named this year’s recipient of the Benjamin West Prize, given by the American Associates of the Royal Academy Trust (AARAT), for its work furthering Anglo-American partnerships. According to a Monday press release from the center, the award is given to the individual that has demonstrated “extraordinary commitment to »

City | 8:16 pm | November 28, 2011 | By Yanan Wang

Utilities reduce electricity costs

Yale uses approximately half of the electricity it produces at the Yale Central Power Plant.

Off-campus students can now sleep a little easier with the knowledge that they will now have a few extra bucks to supplement their usual meals of Kraft macaroni and tortilla chips with hummus. Effective Jan. 1, 2012, Connecticut Light & Power and United Illuminating will operate under reduced generation rates for residential and business customers, »

WEEKEND | 9:53 pm | October 9, 2011 | By Yanan Wang

Can Handsome Dan fly?

Handsome Dan (sometimes known as Sherman) gives a Trumbull Master's Tea alongside his owner, Chris Getman '64, in 2009.

Handsome Dan might need to apply for some funding to take his next vacation. According to an article in the New York Times last week, short-faced or snub-nosed dogs like pugs and bulldogs—called “brachycephalic breeds”—are being banned from several commercial airlines due to the health risks associated with them flying. As these types of dogs »

WEEKEND | 2:00 am | October 7, 2011 | By Yanan Wang

Toad’s gets sudsy

Foaaaaaam It was that time of the year again: the night of foam and fun organized by our beloved Yale College Council. Despite the hype and “foam suffocation win” predicted by one poster on the Facebook event, some students were far from enthusiastic. “I heard people got pink eye last year.” “It’s like, sewer water!” »