Cutler’s Record Shop to close

After 64 years of business in downtown New Haven, Cutler’s Record Shop on Broadway announced on Wednesday that it will close its doors for good at the end of June. Cutler’s has been operating on Broadway Street since the 1940s. In a Wednesday press release, University Properties Director Abigail Rider called the closing “the end […]


W. BASKETBALL | Gobrecht coaches to 500th win

As the buzzer rang out last Friday night, the red lights on the wall of the John J. Lee Amphitheater — Yale 86, Cornell 73 — wrote the latest chapter in a 32-year story:­ Head coach Chris Gobrecht had won the 500th game of her career. Yale players rushed off the bench and doused their […]

Bass security guards: Nothing hidden in Sterling

After an email from the ” Bureau for Undergraduate Tradition and Nostalgic Enrichment” was circulated to a list of undisclosed recipients at midnight, several eager Yalie’s tried to break into the boxes in Sterling to find an “adventure.” The email directed Yale students towards a secret hidden in BOX 1701, saying that ” A path […]


YD spring show shows Disney how it’s done

The stage is pitch black. Suddenly, a blue light appears, illuminating the silhouettes of three sculpted men. The vaguely familiar voice of the sassy Greek chorus from Disney’s “Hercules” is heard: “At this point our boy Hercules could do no wrong.” And so begins the number that best exemplifies the spirit of the Yaledancers’ annual […]


Former Finnish president discusses poverty and youth

The Yale center for the Study of Globalization, led by former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo, hosted 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari Tuesday. Ahtisaari spoke about the current political situation in the Middle East and North Africa, linking it to poverty and youth unemployment in the region. “We have seen […]


YCC | Allen Granzberg ’13, UOFC chair

Allen Granzberg ’13 has a three-pronged approach to his possible future as chair of the Undergraduate Organizations Funding Committee: increase outreach and transparency, decrease funding costs for student groups, and increase interaction between the student organizations. As a member of the UOFC for the past two years, Granzberg has worked on the organization’s capital equipment […]


Bill may ban new hookah bars

A controversial state bill to regulate hookah bars moved one step closer to becoming a reality last week when it passed the Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Health Committee. The bill, introduced in January, would prohibit new hookah bars from opening after July 1 and order the Connecticut Department of Public Health to regulate the use […]


Briefly: Tweed receives funding

The State Bond Commission voted Friday in favor of a $4.25 million deal for New Haven’s Tweed Airport that will promote expansion of the airport’s runway. East Haven Mayor April Capone and New Haven Mayor John DeStefano have finalized the deal, which will distribute $1.5 million to East Haven and $2.75 million to New Haven, […]


Time features Eliezer

Time recently spotlighted Eliezer, one of Yale’s secret societies that, according to the article, is “hiding in plain sight.” The society is reputed to have a close knit, diverse membership. It was founded by three Jews and an African American Baptist — Cory Booker, now the mayor of Newark. At its inception, the criterion for […]


Muslim chaplains at universities growing in numbers

Cornell university could be the latest of many schools to add a full-time Muslim chaplain to its staff, according to a USA Today article this week. Alumni at the school talked about the addition of a chaplain as part of a “natural evolution,” as many schools around the country including Duke, Princeton and Yale already […]


New Haven on list of “ 20 cities you don’t want to live in… yet”

CNBC placed New Haven on a list of “ 20 cities you don’t want to live in… yet.” “The bad” in New Haven, according to the list, is “high crime, high cost of living, high taxes and poor schools.” Did they forget about Yale? Not really. The article mentioned one of the “good” things about […]