David Shimer
Staff Reporter
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TD’s Brenzel to depart in June

Brenzel announced in an email Friday morning that he will not seek to renew his appointment after his fifth year as master and will step down at the end of June.

Snapchat CEO talks innovation, growth

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said part of the reason his company is so successful is because he spends nearly half of his time searching for the right employees.

African scholars program relocates

This coming summer, a group of Yale students and faculty will travel to Kenya and Zimbabwe to educate about a hundred African students as a part of the Yale Young African Scholars program.

Philharmonia revives classical music legends

For its upcoming concert, the Yale Philharmonia will bring four music icons back to life as it explores the works of several American and European composers.

FDA Commissioner talks life balance, Ebola

Finding a balance between long-term planning and impromptu decision-making is crucial to success, said Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration Margaret Hamburg at a Monday afternoon Master’s Tea in the Davenport Common Room.

In elderly, mindset affects physical function

A recent Yale study has found that changing the way older individuals view themselves can improve their health.

Nazario laments plight of immigrant children

Central American children risk their lives to find their mothers in the United States, and journalist Sonia Nazario risked her life to tell their story.

Naming of new colleges sparks debate

On Wednesday morning, University President Peter Salovey sent an email to all members of the Yale community asking them to submit suggestions for the naming of the two colleges.

Supreme Court justice underscores constitutional values

According to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, the Constitution has five core values, and the key to preserving those values lies in being aware of what is going on in the rest of the world.

Yalies encouraged to start businesses in New Haven

Although Yale is consistently ranked as one of the top five Universities in the country, it isn’t usually considered one of the most friendly to entrepreneurship.

New student site aggregates Yale resources

With the aim of improving the lives of the nearly 12,000 students at Yale, the Office of Student Life launched a new website on Monday that will serve as a central online resource for a wide scope of student services.