University | 9:58 am | November 8, 2012 | By Yuval Ben-David

Grad students stage ‘walk out’ against former German minister

Protesters stage a "walk out" at former German defense minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg's talk Wednesday afternoon.

With American elections just hours over, international politics are quickly making a comeback at Yale. A group of about 15 German Ph.D. students staged a walkout Wednesday afternoon against a talk on “Myths of the Transatlantic Relations” by former German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg. Guttenberg — who had served as Germany’s defense minister from »

University | 1:05 pm | October 4, 2012 | By Yuval Ben-David

First Reactions: Presidential Debate

U.S. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney

I caught the second half of the presidential debate last night. But even then, after a long day of classes, I caught myself unable to focus on anything but Romney’s hair. Generally, I’m a more political creature, but last night, maybe because of its statistics-heavy topic — the economy — my mind wandered away from »

City | 8:49 am | September 29, 2012 | By Yuval Ben-David

Panera Bread coming to New Haven

Watch out, Yale Dining, the fast food restaurants just keep coming. The latest is Panera Bread, joining the ranks of Shake Shack and Chipotle in New Haven, the New Haven Independent reported. The bakery-café will open next-door to Starbucks at 1060 Chapel Street. For the past 30 years the spot has been home to News »