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Thin Yale Student Battles University Over Weight

Frances Chan, a Yale University student, has had enough of eating ice cream and cookies in order to gain weight. After months of medical tests and even a psychological assessment, Yale University finally agrees. Over the past several months, Chan, a 20-year-old history major, has sparred with the University over what it perceives is unhealthy low weight. Chan is 5’2” …

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Yale Frat Death: University Sued By Victim’s Family

A total of 86 current and former members of a fraternity at Yale University are being sued. The lawsuit is over a fatal tailgating crash that happened during the 2011 Harvard-Yale football game in New Haven, CT, that led to a woman’s death. Tragically, 30-year-old Nancy Barry lost her life when she was hit by a U-Haul truck that was …

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Yale Frat Death: Family of Victim Sues Fraternity

In 2011, Brendon Ross crashed a U-haul truck at a tailgating party before a Harvard-Yale football game when bringing beer kegs to the party; he attempted to rev the engine, but wound up speeding forward, instead. This lead to the death of one woman, named Nancy Barry, as well as the serious injuring of fellow student Sarah Short and Harvard …

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Yale Issues Alert After Gunman Spotted On Campus

A SWAT team has joined police in the hunt for a gunman who is allegedly loose on Yale’s campus. New Haven Police received an anonymous call from a phone booth this morning about a person with a gun roaming around campus. Around eleven a.m., police announced they were chasing a possible suspect down High Street and had potentially found the …

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Yale Seeks to Nab Campus “Brown Bandit”

Yale University is seeking the culprit now dubbed the campus “poopetrator,” who’s been befouling students’ laundry, by adding human feces to clothes dryers. The coprophiliac, sometimes called “the brown bandit,” has struck at least four times in the last month, in the laundry room at Saybrook College. Saybrook Master Paul Hudak said, “We have asked our students not to leave …

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Stanford Tops Forbes List Of Top Universities

For at least this year a west coast school can claim supremacy over what is usually viewed as eastern academic superiority. Stanford university in Palo Alto, CA has been named the top university in the country by a recent Forbes list. The list focused on the areas of Student Satisfaction, Post-Graduate Success, Graduation Rate, Nationally Competitive Awards, and Student Debt. …

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Four-Star Planet Discovered by Planet Hunter Volunteers

Volunteers for the Planet Hunter project have discovered a planet that is part of a four-star system. The planet, named PH1, orbits a pair of stars that is itself orbited by a more distant pair of stars. The Planet Hunter project is a citizen science project that collaborates with Yale University and other organizations to cull through the light curves …

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