Power starts its return to CT, finally

Though you wouldn’t know it from being at Yale, large swaths of Connecticut are still reeling from this weekend’s snowstorm. By Thursday morning, the number of customers was predicted to fall to around 430,000, the Hartford Courant reported, down from over 800,000 without power in the immediate aftermath of the storm. Connecticut Light & Power […]

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Businesses prepare for families

Across the city, businesses are preparing to open their doors to Yale students and their parents for Family Weekend. While all hotels, restaurants and stores around campus know that this weekend will be one of the busiest of the year, newcomers and mainstays are taking different approaches to prepare for families’ arrival. Some younger establishments […]

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Scoozzi closes its doors

If your parents are in town this weekend, tell them to stock up on the cannoli care packages — that Sunday Jazz Brunch at Scoozzi is no longer an option. After 24 years, the Chapel Street restaurant located adjacent to the Yale Rep closed for business today. The restaurant’s website says nothing of the closure, […]

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YUAA flies high with Horizon Balloon

On the morning of Spring Fling last year, the members of the Yale Undergraduate Aerospace Association weren’t putting on neon pinnies or dancing in mud on Old Campus. Instead, the group was driving through Connecticut to track the flight of “Horizon,” the high-altitude balloon with a built-in camera they built. In early September, the group’s […]

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Yale Dining goes pink

Still looking for your chicken tenders? This weekend Yale Dining is raising awareness for breast cancer by allowing students to load up on anti-oxidant rich foods. The “Think Pink” meals come as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and were held across campus on Friday. In some colleges, students were able to sign pink ribbons […]

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Scientist shares genetic secrets

Students may someday be able to make full copies of themselves and be born again, according to the first lecturer in Yale’s new TEDx program. Juan Enriquez, a co-founder of Synthetic Genomics Incorporated and a founding director of Harvard Business School’s Life Sciences Project, spoke to a group of roughly 100 undergraduates in Sterling Memorial […]

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