YES gives Y50K winners money, start-up support

With the troubles plaguing Enron Corp. and Arthur Andersen of late, not to mention the state of the nation’s economy, it seems like the last thing anyone would want to do is start a company. But that is exactly what the 55 entrants in the Yale Entrepreneurial Society’s Y50K competition wanted to do. And with […]

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Journalists try to explain low Latin American growth

Citing inefficient political reforms and lack of sufficient help from the United States, a group of journalists attempted to explain why growth in Latin America has stagnated after what they called promising strides made a decade ago. In a panel discussion in the Law School, the group focused on the current state of affairs in […]

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U.S. Rep., Yalie debate Higher Ed. Act

In the wake of Yale’s decision to reimburse students for aid lost under the federal Higher Education Act, Yale College Council Rep. Andrew Allison ’04 debated U.S. Rep. Bob Barr, R-Ga., on a CNBC segment last night. The “Drug Free Student” provision of the Higher Education Act prohibits students who have been convicted of a […]

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Track teams finish middle of the pack

Distance runners shined this weekend as the women’s track team finished fourth and the men finished seventh at the College of William & Mary’s Colonial Relays meet. In a field of 14 teams, the women finished fourth with 85 points, 102 points behind first place Seton Hall University. “I was encouraged by the fourth-place finish, […]

Peaceful protesters call for peace in the Mideast

A small, quiet group of demonstrators gathered on the steps of the New Haven courthouse on Church Street Friday to call for peace in the Middle East. Holding signs like “End U.S. Funding of Sharon’s War” and “End Israeli Occupation,” they demanded an Israeli withdrawal from occupied territories. Organized by the New Haven Peace Coalition […]

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U.S. News editor talks about leaders

It was standing room only yesterday as over 100 people packed themselves into William L. Harkness Hall to listen to the second in a series of lectures by David Gergen ’63. Gergen — a former adviser to Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton, and currently an editor-at-large for U.S. News and […]

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Music school begins its annual fund-raiser

Last night the Neighborhood Music School kicked off its sixth annual Performathon, a marathon of music and dance performances to raise funds for the school’s financial aid program. The Neighborhood Music School is a non-profit community arts school offering music and dance lessons to students of all ages, ranging from infants to senior citizens. In […]

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New Yale group runs and walks with the disabled

Many Yale students make the run up to East Rock, but not many do it to improve someone else’s fitness. But starting after spring break, Adam Brenner ’05 will spend his Saturdays running with disabled New Haven residents as part of the Achilles Track Club, the new provisional Dwight Hall group he co-founded with suitemate […]

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Group pushes for slavery reparations

An African-American think tank in New Haven has begun a statewide campaign to generate support for slavery reparations both locally and nationally. On Feb. 12, Black Thought for Justice and Change submitted letters to state Senators Martin Looney and Toni Harp asking for their support on slavery reparations issues. The letters call for the Senators […]

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Slifka Center solicits art reacting to Sept. 11 terror

Nearly six months after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the lectures have tapered off, the blood drives have become less frequent, and many Master’s Teas are addressing other subjects. But the response is not over, as shown by a campuswide call for art in reaction to the acts of terror. The Joseph Slifka Center for […]

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Children’s Theater to head to Milford

It may not be Broadway, but it’s 11 miles closer to it. On March 2, Yale Children’s Theater will move to Milford with its production of “Our America.” The show, which was conceived in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, has been in the works for six months and will be the first […]

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