Feb 21st, 2012
4:54 pm
February 21st, 2012 | City
Bloomberg criticizes Levin for NYPD remarks

On Monday, University President Richard Levin issued a statement calling the New York Police Department’s surveillance of Mulsim students at Yale “antithetical” to the values of the University. But at a press conference on Tuesday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sharply criticized Levin’s comments, saying the New York Police Department’s surveillance helped “keep the […]

Feb 13th, 2012
10:19 am
February 13th, 2012 | University
Jewish wedding brings Sunday night fever to Commons

Last night, students passing through Commons stumbled upon an enormous Jewish wedding. One observer reports that 500 Hasidic Jews were dancing together to celebrate the occasion. Like this?

Dec 21st, 2011
7:41 pm
December 21st, 2011 | City
Construction workers dig up forgotten cemetery

Workers at a Yale-New Haven Hospital construction site stumbled upon a forgotten cemetery last summer, the New Haven Register reported this weekend. Construction stopped at the site when workers found a “long bone” during excavation. State archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni came in with a team of students and, after more searching, the team found the skeletal […]

Jun 20th, 2009
12:31 pm
June 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Slifka Center hit by Madoff scandal

The Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale has indirectly fallen victim to Bernard Madoff, forcing the center to launch a fundraising campaign in an effort to save two positions from elimination. When the Madoff scandal erupted this winter, Yale officials said that the University had no money invested with the disgraced financier.  But two […]

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