Sleep cycles linked to health

Yalies who stay up late studying for their midterms may be weakening their immune systems. A new study published Feb. 16 in the journal Immunity has revealed a relationship between circadian rhythms and immune system activity in mice. According to Erol Fikrig, Yale professor of epidemiology and microbial pathogenesis and the lead author of the […]


Rainforest class preps for trip

While many Yalies will head south this spring break, 15 will miss out on beaches to venture into the jungles of South America and forage for fungi. “Rainforest Expedition and Laboratory,” MB&B 230b, is a science seminar taught by chemistry professor Scott Strobel, along with professors Carol Bascom-Slack and Kaury Kucera. As they have for […]


White-collar criminal tells story

Garrett Bauer, a former independent day trader on Wall Street who pleaded guilty to insider trading in December, warned aspiring financiers Thursday to resist the temptation to cheat the system. Bauer, who will be sentenced in March, spoke to a crowd of about 25 students Thursday night about his crimes and their repercussions in a […]


Gateway aims for August open

Yalies will soon find themselves sharing downtown New Haven with 11,000 new students when Gateway Community College’s new main campus on Church Street officially opens, an event which is now tentatively scheduled for August. Gateway, founded in 1992 by the union of two community colleges, currently holds classes at two separate locations, one at Long […]