University | 4:52 pm | February 28, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

YLS does not rank first on list


Yale Law School is the top law school in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. But when it comes to sending alumni to the nation’s top 250 law firms, YLS fell below its peers, according to a new ranking by the National Law Journal. YLS landed at 15th on the list, with »

City | 8:36 pm | February 8, 2012 | By Akbar Ahmed

Connecticut named worst place to retire

Could this woman be the next face of Connecticut? If so, where will she retire?

Though our pleasantly temperate January might have seemed perfect for retirees, the website “TopRetirements” is out with a list calling Connecticut the worst state in the nation for retirees. The list ranks states on the basis of their fiscal health, their property taxes, income taxes, cost of living and climate, each of which is worth »

University | 11:30 am | December 31, 2011 | By Tapley Stephenson

Cross Campus Presents: Quotes of 2011

Occupy Yale's chant of "25 percent is too much talent spent" made our list of 10 telling quotes from 2011.

A lot has happened in 2011, more than our weary brains remember. Inspired by the annual list from Yale law librarian Fred Shapiro, we at Cross Campus thought it appropriate to turn our gaze back to look at some of the most significant and telling quotes of the year from Yale and New Haven. We »

University | 6:44 pm | December 19, 2011 | By Tapley Stephenson

Occupiers top Yale librarian’s quotes of 2011


What do Rick Perry, Charlie Sheen, Gloria Allred and the Occupiers all have in common? Their utterances landed among the top 10 quotes of the 2011, according to an annual list compiled by associate law librarian Fred Shapiro. Shapiro released his sixth annual list of the most notable quotations of the year on Sunday. Whereas »

University | 9:00 pm | December 15, 2011 | By Sharon Yin

Beinecke among world’s most beautiful college libraries

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, lit up to celebrate the conclusion of the Yale Tomorrow fundraising drive.

The next time you want to study beautifully, you might want to skip Sterling’s towering stacks and the lowly study carrels of Bass and head to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. A set of rankings out this week from Flavorwire ranks the Beinecke the most beautiful college library in America and the second »