Chile beckons to astro students

Undergraduates frustrated at the lack of science-oriented study abroad opportunities will now have the chance to take a six-week course in astronomical observation in South America. Yale announced on Monday that a seven-year-old exchange program with the University of Chile, formerly offered only to graduate astronomy students, will be expanded to allow all undergraduates who […]

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Onhon addresses Turkey’s positions

Turkish Consul General Omer Onhon discussed Turkey’s stance on the crisis in Lebanon before an audience of over 50 students and guests on Monday. Onhon spoke about conflict in the Middle East with regard to Israel, Lebanon, Iran, Iraq and Syria and addressed prospects for democracy in the region. While some students said they enjoyed […]

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No suspect yet in burrito cart robbery

Despite a quick police response to the gunpoint robbery of Roomba’s burrito cart last Thursday night, the New Haven Police Department has yet to come up with a suspect. The Roomba cart, located at the corner of Elm and York streets, was robbed at 7 p.m. as Josafat Perez, who was staffing the car, was […]

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Eight profs receive awards

Though some college students might be disappointed to find themselves stuck on campus when everyone leaves for Thanksgiving break, for film studies and comparative literature professor Dudley Andrew, that lonely vacation ended up being a life-altering experience — one that set him on the path to earning a membership in the American Academy of Arts […]

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Buckley speaks to career, time at Yale

At a Morse College Master’s Tea Tuesday, Christopher Buckley ’75 said he first began writing satire as a way to express frustration with upsetting world events. “I tend to write satire often on things that make me mad … things that annoy me,” Buckley said. The author of “Thank You for Smoking” — the inspiration […]

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Elis arrested in late-night brawl

Details are emerging about the Sunday morning arrests of five individuals at Gourmet Heaven, which were made by the New Haven Police Department after the store manager reported a fight that had broken out between Yale students, according to eyewitnesses. NHPD spokeswoman Bonnie Winchester said police officers arrived at the popular Broadway eatery at 2:15 […]

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Institute to focus on anti-Semitism

Yale announced the creation of a new institute for the study of anti-Semitism this week, becoming the first university in North America to establish a center dedicated to research on this topic. The Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism will feature a series of seminars and lectures by leading intellectuals from varied fields […]

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Building noise bugs students

For Yalies trying to get a good night’s sleep, nuisances from this year’s $400 million campus makeover go beyond the makeshift detours around Cross Campus and College Street. Noise from the construction on campus — ranging from renovations to Cross Campus Library to the construction of a new History of Art Department building on York […]

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