University | 6:41 pm | September 20, 2011 | By Tapley Stephenson

Dining’s new ‘Fast Track’

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Want to get away from crowded dining halls? Check your iPhone. Yale Dining has released a free iPhone app called “Fast Track” that tells students the menus, locations, and current occupancies of Yale’s dining halls. Fast Track also allows students to add Eli Bucks to their dining accounts and reserve a 2Go Order, which consists »

University | 7:30 pm | September 17, 2011 | By Robert Peck

Reeses Puffs, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Special K Red Berries win at ‘bowl’

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As of Friday, Yale’s breakfast buffs won’t have to go without their favorite grains any longer. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. yesterday, students from around the Yale community flocked to Commons to participate in the Yale Cereal Bowl, a taste-testing competition organized by the Yale College Council and Yale Dining used to determine three »

University | 12:02 pm | September 12, 2011 | By Victor Kang

Fall Festival furnishes foreign flavors

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The Yale College Council, in collaboration with Yale Dining, sponsored the annual Fall Festival on Old Campus. The event, held rom 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, allowed students to sample a variety of dishes from other cultures — such as “Traditional roast beef with Merlot sauce” from “Northern Europe.” Student bands such as »

University | 5:47 pm | September 8, 2011 | By Everett Rosenfeld

Is it chicken tenders day question answered in new website

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Yale’s single greatest accomplishment has now been honored with a new website. Yes, the succulent and savory residential college dining hall chicken tender can now boast its own home online: http://isitchickentendersday.com. The website is simple enough. A blue “yes” stands on a white background with “Get your chicken tenders on” written in gray underneath. The »

University | 9:47 pm | September 5, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

Students bake cupcakes for charity

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Cupcakes are now for a cause. Cupcakes with a Heart, an organization started this summer by Yalies Alyssa Bilinski ’13 and Stacey Chen ’13, donates proceeds from cupcake sales to charity. The group’s first charity partner is New Haven Reads, an organization that promotes literacy in the New Haven community. “Our short term goals are »