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 »

City | 8:44 am | August 9, 2010 | By Colin Ross

Police make 2 arrests in year’s 14th, 15th murders

Darius Jackson

New Haven Police have made arrests in two city killings this summer, the most recent on Friday, July 30, when New Haven saw its 15th murder of 2010. The year’s 15 killings already surpass last year’s total of 12, and despite the two recent arrests, 12 other homicides this year are yet unsolved. The latest »

News | 9:51 am | August 8, 2010 | By lauren rosenthal

2011 college seminars on hold for program review

David Berg ’71 GRD ’72 and Howard Dean ’71 presented plans for their seminar "Understanding Politics and Politicians"  in February 2009. The course was approved and was offered this past fall.

Students hoping to search for Christian theology in the Harry Potter books this spring — among other academic opportunities offered by the Residential College Seminar Program — may have to wait. In a statement sent to the News on Tuesday afternoon, Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced plans to conduct an evaluation of the program »

News | 3:07 pm | August 1, 2010 | By Alison Griswold

Schwartz ’11 supporter faces scrutiny

As the teammates, friends and family of Mandi Schwartz ’11, the women’s hockey forward battling leukemia, continue to rally across the country and world for her cause, one of Schwartz’s major benefactors has recently come under fire. Tedd Collins IV, 53, a self-described New Haven-based clinical immunologist, has been at the forefront of the quest »