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The Game Issue

This week, we bring you our annual special issue in honor of The Game, complete with a history of the Yale-Harvard rivalry, tailgating rules and fashion, an excerpt from...

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Selecting Salovey

The day before Yale announced that Peter Salovey would be the university’s next president, he gave a guest lecture in my introductory psychology class. The topic was love, a...

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The help along the way

In a July campaign stop in Roanoke, Va., President Obama laid out the basis for his platform. He claimed that Americans need the government to create jobs, and, more...

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Cr: Snoop Dogg plays Toad’s I wasn’t at Snoop Dogg Wednesday night, but I won’t pretend I didn’t want to be. I was bitter, filled to the brim with...

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Top Five: Yale memes

5. Lets get baked…goods from Claire’s Cornercopia. 4. Morse/Stiles…y u haz no forks? 3. Everyone in Gheav…is too damn high 2. One does not simply…split a Wenzel! 1. –Daddy...

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Boom/Bust

INCOMING: Theme majors Students can now choose Ethnicity, Race, and Migration as their sole concentration of studies. The faculty’s decision is part of a larger trend within the University’s...

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Cr: NFL post-season For Yalies whose annual exposure to football does not last beyond the second half of The Game, this year’s NFL post-season showed just how exciting the...

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Boom/Bust

INCOMING: Facebook statuses about standing with Planned Parenthood In case you’ve been living in a hole, the Susan G. Kormen foundation, one of the largest women’s health advoacy groups...

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Boom/Bust

INCOMING: Rush period for Greeks Oh no, not again! Don’t you know I’m a girl, Sigma Chi? Stop asking me to rush you! That goes for you too, Zeta...

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Boom/Bust

INCOMING: The SOPA Blackout In protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, Wikipedia and other sites like Reddit coordinated a service blackout. Maybe your TA told you to Wikipedia...

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Credit/D/Fail

Cr: The fall semester marathon finally ending This one’s obvious. I know—you’re disappointed, because I’m supposed to be providing you with something clever, and here I am with this...

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Credit/D/Fail

Cr: #yalefoodreport When I heard about the yalefruitreport Twitter feed, I was excited to have a juicy repeat of the “freshman scouting report.” I was slightly disappointed to hear...

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Cr: V-necks I got a collarbone and I’m not afraid to use it. I’ve also got three chest hairs and I’m not afraid to use them either. V-Necks are...

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Cr: Former Governor Eliot Spitzer Perhaps out of a lack of curiosity, or perhaps because of the warnings I had received stating that it was just a bunch of...

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Cr: Apple cider doughnuts They’re just really good. Really good fresh, really good after a day. Maybe at their best after two days. Sometimes they’re a little dry—borderline chalky....