Every November, students, parents, and alumni from two of the America’s most prestigious educational institutions gather to watch “The Game,” one of the nation’s most celebrated athletic traditions. Some experts even claim that the game of football traces its roots to this very event! Here at the Ivy League Gaming Commission (ILGC), we have invented some other games just for the students of Yale and Harvard to play this weekend. Let the Game(s) begin!
In Case You Missed It
Every week, thousands of newsworthy events transpire on Yale’s campus, and unfortunately, the YDN just doesn’t always have room for all of them. To help you catch up on some of the events you might have missed this week, we’ve published some of the important news headlines that didn’t quite make the cut.
The Five Most Unimpressive Students at Yale Right Now
Yale is one of the best universities in the U.S. – if not the world. Each year, it attracts top high school applicants, with a record-low acceptance rate of 6.7% last year. As a result, Yale has some pretty remarkable students. Of course, Yale also harbors some pretty unremarkable students. We found five particularly unimpressive undergraduates here at Yale. They’re schmucks, lowlifes, nerds, junkies, and loafers, and they’re making pretty much no difference in the world—or even on campus.
The Search Committee for Rick Levin’s Successor (SCFRLS)
Dear students, As you all know, our beloved University president, Richard Levin, will be stepping down at the end of this year after 20 years of service to the Yale community. As the co-chairs of the Search Committee for Rick Levin’s Successor (SCFRLS), or scerfulls, as we affectionately call ourselves, we consider it our duty »