Feb 16th, 2012
10:07 pm
February 16th, 2012 | University
Former Yale provost will step down as MIT president

Former Yale Provost Susan Hockfield announced today she will leave her position as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During her seven years as president, Hockfield has helped maintain the university’s strong research activities through the depths of the recession, according to an MIT press release. But in a letter to the MIT community […]

Feb 16th, 2012
5:56 pm
February 16th, 2012 | City
Kristof pats New Haven on the back for school reform

According to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, valuable education reform is happening here and now in the New Haven. In a Thursday op-ed titled “The New Haven Experiment,” Kristof credits New Haven’s public school system for working with, rather than against, the teacher’s union in creating comprehensive school reform. “New Haven may be home […]

Feb 12th, 2012
10:56 pm
February 12th, 2012 | University
$tanford fundraising totals top Yale Tomorrow

Yale celebrated its $3.88 billion Yale Tomorrow campaign this September, turning the campus blue in recognition of a record-breaking campaign during one of the worst economic recessions in U.S. history. But Stanford University upstaged Yale Wednesday, announcing that the five-year Stanford Challenge campaign, which ended Dec. 31, 2011, had raised $6.2 billion. According to a […]

Feb 10th, 2012
9:31 am
February 10th, 2012 | University
O’Reilly Factor takes critical look at Sex Week

Fox News offered a fair and balanced report on Sex Week 2012 in a Thursday segment on the O’Reilly Factor. Jesse Watters, a producer for Bill O’Reilly’s show, spun a few interviews of Yalies into an insightful look at Sex Week. His short segment features students — representing a broad cross section of the campus […]

Feb 5th, 2012
8:43 pm
February 5th, 2012 | Sports
As clock ticks, New Haven split over Super Bowl

For New Haven, this Super Bowl Sunday is one of conflicted loyalties. New Haven has had a long history of Giants-Patriots rivalry because of its geographic location along the Connecticut coast, according to an article in the New York Times on Friday. Younger residents of the Elm City, who grew up in the Tom Brady […]

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