Oct 13th, 2012
5:17 pm
October 13th, 2012 | University
Jump rope champion Simpson ’13 discusses sport, training

Need a new workout technique? Looking for ways to impress friends with a quirky skill? Want to travel the world? Scott Simpson ’13 may be able to help you out with that. The 2008 USA Jump Rope Grand National Champion has given up competitive jump roping for now, but, according to a newly released video […]

Oct 5th, 2012
11:15 pm
October 5th, 2012 | City
Cheese truck challenge claims another winner

Pedestrians passing by the Caseus Cheese Truck parked on York Street this afternoon gave Peter Kelly GRD ’15 a wide berth, and understandably so — they saw him demolishing 10 tomato and grilled cheese sandwiches with a look on his face of stern determination and considerable nausea. The folding table and mere two onlookers were […]

Oct 5th, 2012
6:52 pm
October 5th, 2012 | University
Makeshift tombstone marks end of Safety Dance

If you’re mourning the end of Safety Dance, you’re not alone. Students enacted an impromptu cardboard tombstone on Cross Campus on Friday, memorializing the 1980s-themed dance that was canceled earlier this week. The gray-painted tombstone read “Safety Dance, R.I.P., 1980s – 2012: Never gonna give you up,” signaling an apparent homage to the well-known 1987 […]

Jan 12th, 2012
11:43 am
January 12th, 2012 | University
Other new websites compile various services

Every day, in every way, Yalies are supposed to strive for the best. During shopping period that translates into a nasty twice-yearly sale, where nothing is actually on sale, especially not textbooks, and everyone is stressed because OMG we have to take the best classes! A key part of this ritual is receiving hordes of […]

Dec 15th, 2011
3:49 am
December 15th, 2011 | University
Man pretended to be Harvard student for months

A 27-year-old man named Abe Liu was escorted out of Harvard’s Weld Hall last week after pretending to be a member of Harvard’s freshman class for months, the Harvard Crimson reported Wednesday. Liu, a student at Harvard’s Extension school, reportedly attended North Carolina State but dropped out. He joined Harvard’s Class of 2015 Facebook group […]

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