University | 2:46 am | February 9, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Facebook page makes Yale into one giant meme


Because Facebook itself wasn’t distracting enough already, a new Facebook page titled “Yale Memes” is blowing up news feeds across campus, just in time for midterms. The page is rolling in the likes, racking up over 600 as of early Thursday morning. It features different memes of common Yale experiences such as subpar dining options, »

University | 9:30 am | February 2, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Sophomore class decides to play assassins

New Haven’s hottest game is back. In a Monday email to sophomores, the Sophomore Class Council announced the launch of assassins and urged interested students to sign up “NOW.” Tentative rules for the game include “elimination by socks,” as water guns will be prohibited this year. There will also be safe zones, including students’ dorm »

University | 1:07 pm | February 1, 2012 | By Diana Li

Freshman creates system for screwing


Did you lie to your suitemate and say you found him/her a date for Freshman Screw already? Do you think your suitemates will do a bad job finding you a date? Do you even remember that Freshman Screw is this Saturday? No more fear — one freshman has built a digital matchmaker service that will »

Culture | 3:14 am | February 1, 2012 | By Rebecca Sylvers

Head Cheerio headed to Yale in “Glee”

Could Quinn Fabray be the next star of the Yale a cappella scene?

I’m a bit of a Gleek, not in the “Ryan Murphy can do no wrong” camp, but nevertheless an avid, weekly Glee-watcher. But I’d never had more feelings about a storyline not involving Santana until tonight. Two words: Quinn and Yale. We got the most predictable surprise of our lives when Finn proposed to Rachel »

University | 3:38 pm | January 31, 2012 | By Tapley Stephenson

Saybrook dean to step down

Dean Paul McKinley DRA '96 addresses Saybrook students.

After 13 years helping Saybrugians, Saybrook Dean Paul McKinley DRA ’96 will step down at the end of the semester, he announced in a Tuesday email. In the email, McKinley said he will be taking time to decide whether to reenter the fields of drama and film, or to build upon his work as dean »