University | 11:05 pm | April 18, 2013 | By Cynthia Hua and Kirsten Schnackenberg

YCC releases alcohol report

The Yale College Council released a report in April offering five recommendations to improve alcohol culture at Yale.

In an email to the student body this morning, the Yale College Council announced a report including five recommendations for improving the University’s drinking culture based on the results of a survey of nearly 1,500 students, open forums and discussions with individual students. The report recommended firstly that University President Richard Levin make a public statement supporting a reconsideration of »

University | 1:26 am | November 15, 2012 | By Joseph Tisch

Harvard updates alcohol regulations


As Yalies prepare to take Harvard by storm for The Game this weekend, they may need to leave their beer pong plans behind. After a Nov. 6 meeting, Harvard faculty and administrators voted nearly unanimously to put into effect a new alcohol policy that aims to establish more explicit guidelines for students’ private parties and dorm »

University | 6:37 pm | September 7, 2012 | By Madeline McMahon

Gentry warns of alcohol dangers

Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry sent a college-wide email Friday afternoon addressing student concerns with the new off-campus party registration policy. After the new rule — which requires students to register any off-campus party with over 50 attendees with the Dean’s Office — was announced last month, many students have brought comments to Gentry »

City | 12:48 pm | March 10, 2012 | By James Lu

Cops to parade-goers: leave the beer at home

Revelers at the St. Patrick's Day Parade will need to keep it under control, NHPD officials say.

As the Elm City gears up for its annual St. Patrick’s Day parade Sunday, its police announced they will be cracking down on public drinking. New Haven Police Department spokesman David Hartman said any of the expected 300,000 parade-goers caught drinking in public will face a $99 fine, the New Haven Independent reported. In anticipation »