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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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Stolen Van Gogh Painting Stays At Yale

A Vincent Van Gogh painting called the The Night Cafe said to be owned by a family who claims it was stolen from them by the Russian government during the revolution, wants it back. “The family of Pierre Knowaloff claims that their grandfather, Ivan Morozov, purchased the painting in 1908, but when the communist regime took over Russia they nationalized …

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Van Gogh Painting Will Remain At Yale After Lawsuit

A judge has ordered that a famous painting by Vincent Van Gogh will remain at Yale rather than given to a man who claims he should be the rightful owner because the artwork was stolen from his family. Pierre Konowaloff says his great-grandfather bought the work in 1908, but it was stolen during the Russian revolution. It was later sold …

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