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This year, students filing into Yale’s dining halls for dinner have noticed something new: the familiar, ornate china bearing unique residential college imagery has been replaced by a simpler, uniform plate. Though hardly significant on its own, the swap is illustrative of a larger trend towards homogeneity that many professors and Yale alumni have noted […]

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YCC elections have technical difficulties

Yale College Council elections were taken offline shortly after opening Thursday morning due to technical errors. YCC President Brandon Levin ’13 said there was a glitch in the program that deleted some names off of the ballots. When students went to vote for their college’s representative, they only saw the names of those representatives who […]

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Yale Dining changes meal service

Yale Dining has implemented a number of changes this fall in an effort to make meal service more efficient, and students looking to grab a meal on campus this week have already taken notice. Students interviewed had mixed reactions to Yale Dining’s decisions to open a new café on Science Hill, scrap custom college dishware […]

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Dining halls to use new, uniform china set

Yale Dining has replaced the custom china sets in the residential colleges with a uniform set that will be used all across campus. The new china set features white plates with an outline and a “Y” on the bottom. The new set also has considerably fewer pieces than the old set – it includes only […]

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Yale dining provides “to go bags” for storm

[ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”1408″ ] In preparation for Hurricane Irene, Yale Dining is providing students with “to go bags” Saturday night, so students can store food to have on Sunday. Director of Residential Dining Regenia Philips said the decision was part of Dining’s emergency response to the hurricane. Originally, multiple dining halls across campus were supposed to […]

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Residential college weekday dinner hours to be extended next year

Residential college dining halls will be open until at least 7:30 p.m. and Commons will no longer serve dinner next year in a series of changes to meal hours that will be implemented by Yale Dining. Following discussions with students, Yale College Council members, administrators and unions, Executive Director Rafi Taherian announced Monday that they […]

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Master T portrait unveiled

Students, friends, and alumni from across the country joined former Timothy Dwight College Master Robert Farris Thompson ’55 GRD ’65 for the unveiling of his portrait, which was commissioned to enshrine his unprecedented 32-year mastership. Thompson, who stepped down from his post last spring, returned to TD Monday, where he was greeted by over 120 […]

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Smith reflects on future at Yale

Branford Master Steven Smith has no plans to scale back his commitment to Yale after he steps down from his post next year. Smith, who has served as master for 15 years, said he will continue to work as a political science professor at Yale and devote his newly found free time to co-directing the […]

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JCC struggles to find candidates

For the second year since presidential elections for the Junior Class Council were combined with Yale College Council elections, the race for the organization’s presidency has had to be reopened due to a lack of student interest. The race was reopened Saturday, and Hyung Mee Lim ’13 now joins original candidate [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”4348″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline […]

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Another JCC candidate enters the race

There is now a second candidate — Hyung Mee Lim ’13 — running to be the president of the Junior Class Council. After only one person applied to be the Junior Class Council president, the Yale College Council election committee decided to extend the deadline for applications to Saturday night. Originally, only Shivani Vohra ’13 […]

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