University | 10:46 pm | September 15, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Monday’s Buzz: 9.16.13

THE NEWS With election season in full swing, New Haven’s two candidates for Ward 1 are operating at full speed to win Yalies’ votes this November. Republican Paul Chandler ’14 will challenge incumbent and Democrat Sarah Eidelson ’12. Ward 1, which includes Yale undergraduates except those living in Morse, Ezra Stiles, Silliman and Timothy Dwight Colleges »

University | 10:04 pm | September 11, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Thursday’s Buzz: 9.12.13

Yale-NUS College held its inauguration ceremony in August.

THE NEWS In August, the students from the inaugural class of Yale-NUS College began their studies at the first liberal arts college in Singapore. The establishment of Yale-NUS, though, did not come without controversy. Students and professors alike have voiced concerns about Singapore’s censorship laws. In tomorrow’s News, Aleksandra Gjorgievska explores the process of building a »

University | 9:31 pm | September 8, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Monday’s Buzz: 9.9.13

University President Peter Salovey tackled the issue of wealth inequality in his freshman address this year.

THE NEWS Nearly 20 years ago, Richard Levin GRD ’74 was inaugurated as president of Yale University, when he acknowledged the struggling post-industrial city surrounding Yale’s campus in his inaugural address. Now, the city is on the verge of another change in leadership in both the Elm City and university, paving the way for a new era »

University | 8:14 pm | September 4, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Thursday’s Buzz: 9.5.13

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THE NEWS For the first two weeks of every semester at Yale, lecture halls spill over into hallways and students compete for the few spots around seminar tables, all while balancing the many uncertain slots in their schedules. But next fall, shopping period may become a tamer process. In February 2013, the Yale College faculty approved a »

University | 9:18 pm | September 3, 2013 | By Yale Daily News

Wednesday’s Buzz: 9.4.13

University President Peter Salovey tackled the issue of wealth inequality in his freshman address this year.

THE NEWS Since assuming Yale’s presidency on July 1, Peter Salovey has already publicly addressed three major national issues, and he said he plans to continue speaking out. On July 31, Salovey signed an open letter to President Barack Obama urging government to close the “innovation deficit” by increasing federal funding to research efforts in higher »