WEEKEND | 9:58 pm | November 13, 2012 | By Anya Grenier

YCC trolled by all of Yale

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At 8:53 p.m., the Yale College Council attempted to solicit student input on improving campus safety. Its plan? Share a Google Doc with the entire campus community. Students were all too excited to participate. The document spawned some productive suggestions before being rapidly overrun by Internet “trolls.” As of press time, some popular suggestions ranged »

WEEKEND | 8:32 pm | November 12, 2012 | By Vanessa Yuan

Inside the YUAG, VIP-Style

The renovated Yale University Art Gallery will open in December 2012.

Last Thursday, I walked into the Yale University Art Gallery, put my stuff away in a safe, introduced myself to the fellows of my residential college and, while waiting for the rest of our party to arrive, sort of jumped around in my head out of excitement for what I was about to see. Maybe »

WEEKEND | 8:46 pm | November 7, 2012 | By Aishwarya Vijay

The View from Science Hill

Cancer — or rather, the desire to cure it — is omnipresent in our society. There are the various colors of rubber bracelets. The countless magazine articles. In my high school yearbook, one of the senior superlatives was “Most Likely to Cure Cancer.” But is this elusive cure even a tangible possibility? What is it »

WEEKEND | 6:29 pm | November 7, 2012 | By Kiki Ochieng

First Sandy, now snowy?

Yale blanketed in its first snowfall of the semester.

Today marks the first snowfall of the fall semester. Just a week and a half ago, the East Coast was hit by an unprecedentedly strong hurricane. These rapid weather changes and extreme conditions force us to contemplate the issue of climate change more actively. While the evidence linking global warming to hurricanes and intense winter »