Q&A with Mory’s Executive Chef Jeff Caputo

Ever wonder who’s responsible for making the food at Mory’s? Jeff Caputo, executive chef at one of New Haven’s most iconic restaurants, sat down with the News to talk about his style. Caputo previously served as Executive Chef for Scoozzi, a restaurant that abruptly closed October 2011, before he took his skills to Mory’s. Q: […]

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UP CLOSE | For country or for Yale?

At 5:30 a.m., Josh Clapper ’16 woke up. He had five minutes to stand at attention, brush his teeth and put on his uniform. Clapper attended his morning workout, showered quickly and joined the other participants of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps summer orientation program for morning chow. He couldn’t speak to any of […]

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YouTube video can’t get deferred senior into Yale

Even though her four-minute music video plea for admission racked up 27,000 views on YouTube, Philadelphia-area high school senior Jackie Milestone will not be coming to New Haven in the fall. In a response to a comment from mosiemo13 asking whether she’d been admitted, Milestone wrote on Friday via her YouTube account that she “didn’t […]

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Students advocate for Yale Ward

At a Monday meeting of the Yale College Democrats, students expressed shared interest in ensuring Ward 1 remains primarily inhabited by Yalies after the ward’s boundaries change in the current redistricting process. The meeting brought together members of the Dems, the Ward 1 Democratic Committee co-chairs, and Yale spokesman Michael Morand ’87 DIV ’93, a […]

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Yale Muslims work to open dialogue

This past Tuesday, standing on Cross Campus, Mostafa Al-Alusi ’13 held up a sign that read “I’m a Muslim” while another student snapped a photo that would soon be posted to Facebook as part of an online campaign. Al-Alusi was one of 116 participants in the “Call the NYPD Campaign,” a student-organized response to news […]

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Meet the brains behind “White and Blue for You”

Last Tuesday, high school senior Jackie Milestone released a music video about her hopes to attend Yale after being deferred early action. Her video racked up over 10,000 views and has been featured on CBS News. The News got in touch with Jackie at her home outside Philadelphia. Dan Stein: How did you think of […]

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Re-evaluating group registrations

Last month, the Yale College Dean’s Office required all registered student organizations to send at least three members to attend one of the University’s first-ever leadership training sessions. The 75-minute long presentations, held three times in the same number of days, primarily outlined the hazing and sexual misconduct rules written in the Undergraduate Regulations. The […]

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Deferred senior makes viral vid about Yale

What would you do to get into Yale? For Jackie Milestone, the answer is a four minute smorgasboard of singing, guitar and Yale apparel. After being deferred this fall, Milestone uploaded a song about her Yale deferral to Youtube on Tuesday. The catchy hook comes from the line: “Yale, you’ve made me white and blue […]

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Conceiving Sex Weeks

In 2006, Trojan conducted its first annual review of sexual health on college campuses. In the Sexual Health Report Card, as they called it, Yale ranked first. The report card pointed to Sex Week at Yale as a reason for the University’s perfect score. Since its founding by two undergraduates in 2002, the week had […]

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True Love Week interrupted by “kiss in”

At the second event of True Love Week on Monday night, love was certainly in the air — especially for the group of Yalies who staged a “kiss in.” As Bijan Aboutorabi ’13, a member of Undergraduates for a Better Yale College, introduced the night’s featured speaker, Providence College Prof. Anthony Esolen, he said he […]

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TEDxYale arrives on campus

Over 300 students, faculty and alumni attended the inaugural TEDxYale conference Saturday to hear the stories of 25 presenters affiliated with Yale. In short, rapid-fire presentations throughout the day, the speakers shared their ideas with a packed crowd in the auditorium of Sheffield Sterling Strathcona Hall. The speakers at the conference, which is a culmination […]

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