Feb 28th, 2012
4:52 pm
February 28th, 2012 | University
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 […]

Feb 8th, 2012
8:36 pm
February 8th, 2012 | City
Connecticut named worst place to 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 […]

Dec 31st, 2011
11:30 am
December 31st, 2011 | University
Cross Campus Presents: Quotes of 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 […]

Dec 19th, 2011
6:44 pm
December 19th, 2011 | University
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 […]

Dec 15th, 2011
9:00 pm
December 15th, 2011 | University
Beinecke among world’s most beautiful college libraries

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 […]

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