Med school researchers study video games, which aren’t so bad

Thanks to three researchers at the Yale School of Medicine, video game enthusiasts can now game on without worry. A Yale study published in the academic journal Pediatrics found that video games and health problems do not necessarily correlate. The study, which surveyed 4028 adolescents, reported that gaming is ‘normative’ for boys and did not […]

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Yale doesn’t have a lot of CEOs

If you’re the chief executive officer of one of America’s largest companies, chances are you didn’t go to Yale. US News & World Report published a table titled “Where CEOs at America’s Largest Companies Went to College” that ranks 13 universities based on the number of degrees they awarded to the CEOs of the top […]

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Commons closed, no eggs

We missed our omelets today. The Association of Yale Alumni is hosting an event in Commons, barring current students from eating there today. Commons dining hall sent out an email a little after half past ten this morning stating that the dining hall will be closed. In the email, Yale Dining apologized for the “late […]

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Election night revisited: Blumenthal’s victory celebration

HARTFORD—As major networks predicted Democrat Richard Blumenthal’s LAW ’73 win in the race for Senator, the gathering in the large, chandelier-lit, third floor ballroom of the Hilton Hotel in Hartford turned into a party. The three cocktail bars and gourmet salads kept Blumenthal’s guests satiated as they awaited the official announcement of victory. Right after […]

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It’s a party in the FCC

Freshman Class Council is just being Miley. In an email sent out to the entire freshman class, the FCC asked their classmates to ‘get stoked for Freshman BBQ’. The e-mail also featured a link to a Youtube video that shows the elected representatives of the freshman class busting moves to Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana’s “Thowdown Hoedown”. […]

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Blumenthal LAW ’73 gives victory speech

HARTFORD—At a conference room at the Hilton Hartford, Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73, gave a victory speech thanking his supporters and family for their consistent support and outlining the challenges that lie ahead. “Well you know, I have something money can’t buy. I have you,” Blumenthal said to his cheering audience. He said that it has […]

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Harvard students want kegs

After it was announced that, yet again, Harvard College administrators would not allow kegs at this year’s Harvard-Yale football tailgate, The Crimson reported that Harvard’s Undergraduate Council is making efforts to get permission to have kegs at the tailgates of future installments of the Game. A member of the Undergraduate Council told the Crimson that […]

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If at first you don’t succeed…

After the infamous Morse-Stiles Screw was raided by the New Haven Police Department, Morse and Stiles are “try[ing] again” – so says the poster released for this year’s Prohibition dance. Scheduled for Nov. 6, Prohibition will take place in Morse College.

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Resolved: Newsweek talks to the YPU

Those who thought midterms at Yale were a struggle now have a compatriot to empathize with – President Barack Obama. Newsweek visited a Yale Political Union debate to “get a read on how young voters, who were so important to Obama’s victory in ’08, are approaching the 2010 midterm elections.” The video features the Speaker […]

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Librarian writes own book on Italian cuisine

For the past 15 years, Anthony Riccio has worked at Sterling Memorial Library as a stacks supervisor — but his new book takes him far beyond the stacks. Riccio’s new book, “Cooking with Chef Silvio: Stories and Authentic Recipes from Campania,” is a collaboration with Silvio Suppa, a chef at Cafe Alegria in Madison and […]

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Students raise money for Pakistan flood victims

With much of flood-stricken Pakistan still in need of aid, the Yale community is stepping up. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”6285″ ] In late July, massive floods in the Balochistan, Sindh and Punjab regions of Pakistan submerged a quarter of the country’s land, leaving more than 20 million people injured or homeless and damaging $43 billion of infrastructure. […]

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