Students take advantage of new break

Students kept busy on- and off-campus over fall break through activities ranging from the Yale College Council’s Block Party to New York City museum visits. During Yale’s first-ever fall break, which lasted from Wednesday, Oct. 24 through Sunday, Oct. 28, students who stayed in New Haven participated in activities such as those sponsored by the […]

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Trumbull master to leave post

After serving for 16 years as Trumbull College master, Janet Henrich announced Monday that she plans to step down at the end of the 2012-’13 academic year. In an email sent to the Trumbull community, Henrich said she and Associate Master Victor Henrich will leave their posts to take a year-long sabbatical before returning to […]

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Students, Search Committee receive survey results

After weeks of open forums, office hours and surveys, Search Committee Student Counselor Brandon Levin ’14 released the complete data about students’ priorities on the qualifications of Yale’s next president. Levin released the results of a survey and three reports outlining the student body’s opinions on the presidential search. Though the three reports — compiled […]

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Trumbull master to step down

After serving for 16 years as Trumbull College master, Janet Henrich announced Monday that she plans to step down at the end of the 2012-’13 academic year. In an email sent to the Trumbull community, Henrich said she and Associate Master Victor Henrich will leave their posts to take a year-long sabbatical before returning to […]

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In Pierson, Sunday night dinner off-limits for transfers

For non-Piersonites, eating in Pierson on Sunday evenings is now a thing of the past. According to an email sent out Tuesday morning by Betty Lattanzi, senior administrative assistant for Pierson College, only students with a Pierson sticker on their ID cards will be admitted to the dining hall for dinner on Sunday nights. The […]

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Fall break activities revealed

For students staying in New Haven, this year’s new October recess can be more than just rest and relaxation. The Yale College Dean’s Office, or YCDO, sent out an e-mail Monday night outlining the activities and services available to students during next week’s fall break, which runs from Wednesday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 28. […]

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Berkeley dining hall access limited

Berkeley students tired of an overcrowded dining hall may soon be able to eat in peace every other Monday night. The Council of Masters and Yale Dining is currently reviewing a policy that would close Berkeley College’s dining hall for dinner to non-Berkeley students two Mondays each month. The policy, which Berkeley College Master Marvin […]

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Proposal to limit dining hours for non-Berkeleyites

For Berkeley College students, family night may now be more than just a Sunday evening occasion. In an attempt to reduce congestion in one of the University’s most centrally-located dining halls, the college’s administrators have proposed to restrict non-Berkeley students from eating in the college for two Mondays every month. For the other two Mondays, […]

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Yale stepping-stone to Olympics, athletes say

Six recent Yale grads who attended this year’s Olympic games attributed part of their Olympic success to their athletic experiences at Yale in a Thursday night panel discussion. In the Yale Law School auditorium, the Olympians — rowers Ashley Brzozowicz ’04, Tess Gerrand ’10, Jamie Redman ’08 and Taylor Ritzel ’10 and sailors Sarah Lihan […]

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Locals divided over residential development

With a new residential housing development in the works, the corner of Chapel and Howe Streets may soon become a destination for more than Miya’s Sushi and Rudy’s Bar and Grill. Stamford-based construction firm RMS Companies submitted a proposal to the New Haven Board of Zoning Appeals in mid-September for a 136-unit apartment complex at […]

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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 […]

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