Grants to fund rare language research

Yale linguist and anthropologist Mark Turin plans to preserve some of the world’s most endangered languages by enlisting the help of native speakers. Turin was recently awarded roughly $70,000 for two different projects which will document these rare languages. A $20,000 grant from the Google Earth Outreach program, which was awarded to him Oct. 31, […]


Berkeley crowns stealthiest student

Less than two months into his Yale career, Charly Walther ’16 has achieved the sort of everlasting glory that has catapulted him into the pantheon of illustrious Yalies who achieved fame before receiving their diploma. An email from the Berkeley College Council Tuesday afternoon crowned Walther the champion of the residential college’s annual game of […]


Earthquake shakes New England, Twitterverse

The United States Geological Survey reported a 4.6-magnitude earthquake at 7:12 p.m. Tuesday night near Hollis, Maine, an earth-shattering geological event that has the entire Twitterverse shaking. According to the USGS ShakeMap, moderate shaking could be felt in Portland, Maine, and weak shaking was felt throughout the New England region, including in Boston, Hanover and […]


Panelists discuss food policy

Representatives of the fields of law, consumer advocacy, business and journalism conversed about food regulation and sustainable practices at a Thursday afternoon panel in the Yale Law School. Hosted by the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, the Yale Environmental Law Association and the Yale Sustainable Food Project, the discussion touched on practices of […]


Admins, Greek leaders review new policies

Fraternity and sorority leaders voiced concerns over the University’s changing approach to alcohol-related incidents and Greek-sponsored events at a Tuesday meeting with administrators. The meeting presented an opportunity for Greek leaders to provide feedback concerning three new policies impacting fraternities and sororities — one requiring all off-campus parties with over 50 attendees to register with […]


Students, local businesses anticipate Chipotle

Owner-manager Sharif Farouq’s Tomatillo Taco Joint has been open for just three months on Elm Street, but in just three more months, Farouq and other New Haven burrito vendors may face their toughest competition yet. In the wake of last week’s news that a Chipotle Mexican Grill will open on Chapel Street in early 2013, […]


For real this time: Chipotle opening in New Haven

At long last, Chipotle is coming to New Haven. Yes, you read right: a work permit posted at the former location of Caffé Bottega, 900 Chapel Street, says that a Chipotle Mexican Grille will fill the space. It’ll be at the intersection of Chapel and Temple Streets, a block from Old Campus, just down the […]


McCoy awarded Gordon Brown Prize

Dakota McCoy ’13 wears many hats at Yale. She is a varsity athlete, a freshman counselor, a published researcher and a section leader for Whim ‘n Rhythm, and it might seem she does not have room for another feather in her cap. But the Branford resident, originally from Wexford, Pa., is the recipient of this […]

Price hike at Durfee’s angers students

Students forgoing lunch in dining halls in favor of food at Durfee’s have found that their swipes are buying them less than they did last year. The prices of many items at Durfee’s, Yale Dining’s convenience store on Old Campus, increased for the first time in three years due to rising wholesale prices and contractually […]