Little Pill, Big Price

For two years, Megan Danna ’08 had been dutifully swallowing her birth control pill at the same time every day. The daily dose of estrogen and progestin in Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo helped keep her severe premenstrual symptoms at bay. Even better, it was dirt cheap. She remembers paying as little as four to eight dollars […]


Recycling now at a desk side near you

A new cooperative effort between students and University officials launched last year aims to beat energy consumption, resource depletion, pollution — and Harvard. Yale Recycling, the Yale Office of Sustainability and the Student Taskforce for Environmental Partnership have partnered to boost a new desk-side recycling system designed to place Yale’s recycling rate on par with […]


The Return of the Eagles

Safe in the sturdy branches of an oak tree, the first bald eagle nest in the recorded history of the Quinnipiac River hangs 75 feet above ground, overlooking a stretch of marshland by the riverbank. On this brisk October day, the sun is shining and ducks are gliding across the surface of the water, unaware […]


Healthy habits found in pairs

For anyone having a hard time kicking a smoking addiction, Yale researchers have some advice — get a loved one to do it first. A new study by researchers at Yale and Duke University reveals that people are up to five times more likely to adopt healthy behaviors — such as giving up drinking or […]


Shoppers cash in on Broadway

Although the students’ hands may be covered with cotton candy and freshly painted Henna tattoos, Broadway merchants said they look forward to welcoming droves of Yalies and other students into their stores during today’s Fall College Night on Broadway. During the promotion, which is held twice a year, retail businesses and restaurants on Broadway and […]


‘Unborn’ doc. to screen at Yale

A photographer salvaging aborted fetuses from a trash can outside an abortion clinic is only one part of what “Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion” co-director Stephen Fell called “a hell of a story out there that no one else was covering.” The product of over four years of work, the documentary […]


Offerings at Art School expand

Demand for classes in digital media has grown rapidly in recent years, prompting the School of Art to add undergraduate courses in the subject. This semester, “Digital Drawing” joins classes in “Digital Photography” and “Introduction to Digital Video,” and further expansion into digital fields may be in the art major’s future, professors and administrators said. […]