Admins to discuss ROTC with military reps

Yale administrators are moving quickly to bring the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) back to campus since Congress voted last week to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the policy that banned gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military. Since the Senate voted against the policy — which has been the University’s main objection […]

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DADT repeal may pave way for ROTC return

Could ROTC return to Yale after a 41-year ban? Congress’s decision to repeal ” “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” the military’s policy that bans gays and lesbians from openly serving, makes it easier for the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps to return to campus, said James Campbell ’13, who heads the Yale College Council ROTC Committee. The […]

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Dartmouth freshman arrested for narcotics possession

Two Ivy League drug busts in less than two weeks! After the now infamous Columbia incident, Dartmouth freshman Delos Chang was arrested on six counts of possessing narcotics, the Dartmouth reported. Chang allegedly received a shipment of illegal drugs about two weeks ago, IvyGate reported. A dorm-mate of Chang told the Dartmouth that he had […]

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Open-air preacher returns

He’s back… Confrontational open-air preacher Jesse Morrell struck Yale again Wednesday. Morrell wore a sandwich board with the word “REPENT” writ large, and lashed out against homosexuals, liberals, rappers, and evolutionists in his attempt to spread the Christian message to the Yale campus. Like last year, Morrell was repeatedly heckled by Yale students on Cross […]

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Briefly: Yale prof signs anti-DADT statement

The Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell debate is over, according to a statement released Tuesday by 30 professors and scholars — including Yale Law School senior research scholar and lecturer Eugene Fidell. The Palm Center, a think tank at University of California Santa Barbara, issued the statement after the Pentagon released a study stating that the […]

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Now Yalies can get “lunch” too

Yalies, too, can meet strangers for “non-romantic” lunches—thanks to YaleLunch.com. The website is created by Seth Riddley, the creator of HarvardLunch.com. “I basically converted the Harvard site to make a Yale site,” Riddley said. The Yale and Harvard sites are almost identical: users simply plug in their name, e-mail address and residence to set up […]

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Koh tells WikiLeaks to stop it

WikiLeaks is at it again! But can the rhetoric of former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh stop the organization from releasing 250,000 secret U.S. State Department documents? Koh, who also serves at the legal adviser to the State Department, wrote a letter warning Julian Assange, head of WikiLeaks, that releasing those documents would […]

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Calhoun student dies from brain tumor

Daniel Siegel ’11 passed away Saturday morning due to an aggressive brain tumor, according to an e-mail from Master Jonathan Holloway to Calhoun College students. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5471″ ] Siegel had been battling a brain tumor for the past two years and has lived with his family since he was diagnosed, Holloway wrote. He and Calhoun […]

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Harvard student invents way to meet random people

Harvardlunch.com could potentially be the best or worst idea since Random Dorm. Remember Random Dorm, the Chatroulette for college students? Harvardlunch.com, developed by Harvard junior Seth A. Riddley, takes the “meet random people” concept one step further — you actually meet them in person. About 300 Harvard students use the website, which sets up “non-romantic” […]

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Struggling without structure

When Oxford undergraduate Oz Woloshyn came to study for a year at Yale, he had little guidance — no academic advisor, no residential college to live in, and no orientation program to introduce him to New Haven. Although he was at Yale as part of the non-degree special students program — a 33-year-old program designed […]

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