Yale announces Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism

The Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism is being billed as the replacement for the outgoing Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism. On Sunday Provost Peter Salovey announced in an email that Maurice Samuels, the Director of Graduate Studies in the French department and an expert on Jews in France, would be […]

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BOOLA BOOLA | Defending champion women’s first varsity boat falls short

A week after commencement, Yale women’s crew ended its season with a disappointing 11th place finish at the NCAA championship this weekend. Although each of Yale’s boats made it to the semifinals, none made it to the Grand Final to race for the championship. The first varsity boat had competed in the Grand Final for […]

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Hundreds rally for May Day

Rallies do not appear to be fading from the Elm City soon. Hundreds gathered on the New Haven Green today to celebrate May Day, which honors organized labor. Immigrant advocacy groups, labor unions and other activists congregated outside City Hall at 11 a.m. for a march intended to show solidarity with workers and support for […]

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W. CREW | Elis lose Case Cup to Harvard

Yale women’s crew fell three seconds short of claiming the Case Cup against Harvard, whose crew is known as Radcliffe, in Boston on Saturday. The first varsity boat finished with a time of 6:36.1, just shy of Radcliffe’s 6:33.1. The Bulldogs did, however, win the remaining three races. Last year, Yale swept regatta against Radcliffe, […]

Nayak talks to supporters

Vinay Nayak ’14 is running to be Yale’s representative to the city on a platform that “what’s good for New Haven is good for Yale,” he said at his campaign’s inaugural event Thursday. Nayak, the first to declare his candidacy in the Ward 1 aldermanic race, held a meet-and-greet in Blue State Café on Wall […]

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New Haven FBI seizes botnet

New Haven is now at the forefront of yet another field: cybersecurity. On April 13, the New Haven office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, located at 600 State St., took over the “Coreflood botnet,” a collection of computers remotely controlled by malicious software, which had been operational for 10 years and infected over two […]

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W. CREW | Yale suffers narrow defeat to No. 1 Tigers

The No. 11 women’s crew was not able to tame the No. 1 Princeton Tigers Saturday morning. The top-ranked Princeton women’s crew, described by Yale head coach William Porter as “amazing” before the race, took four out of five races on the Housatonic. Yale’s first varsity boat finished three seconds behind Princeton, but eleven seconds […]

W. CREW | Women’s crew triumphs in Boston

Boston University and Dartmouth were no match for Yale women’s crew last weekend. Rebounding from its 2.5 second loss to Cornell last weekend, the first varsity boat beat Dartmouth by eight seconds to claim the Class of 1985 Cup. Meanwhile, the second varsity won by seven seconds, the varsity four by 13 seconds and the […]

Bill may ban new hookah bars

A controversial state bill to regulate hookah bars moved one step closer to becoming a reality last week when it passed the Connecticut General Assembly’s Public Health Committee. The bill, introduced in January, would prohibit new hookah bars from opening after July 1 and order the Connecticut Department of Public Health to regulate the use […]

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W. CREW | Four seconds too short

After nine straight Yale victories, the women’s crew lost the Cayuga Cup to the Big Red on Saturday at the Housatonic river, ending a decade-long streak. During the race for the Cayuga Cup last year, Yale’s first varsity boat hit a bridge but still pulled off a victory with a 2.5-second margin. This time it […]

Yale starts new traffic committee

A new University subcommittee aims to make students’ lives safer by improving conditions on New Haven roads. After a report released in 2009 by the Yale College Council and the New Haven Safe Streets Coalition, Yale initially added the issue of traffic safety to the agenda of the University Safety Committee. But two weeks ago, […]

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