Campus Overload: Yale

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/02/2011

James Franco vs. Yale Daily News

Movie star and cultural phenomenon James Franco is also a grad student at Yale -- where his relationship with the Yale Daily News doesn't appear to be exactly warm and fuzzy.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 11/22/2010

2010 Rhodes Scholars announced -- a breakdown by school

This weekend the Rhodes Trust announced its next class of Rhodes Scholars, including a few from the D.C. area.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:24 AM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 11/10/2010

New program to offer New Haven public school grads free college tuition

On Tuesday the city of New Haven and Yale announced a new program called the New Haven Promise -- if a local student graduates from a public high school, he or she will get a free ride to any Connecticut state college.

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:51 AM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 10/08/2010

Admissions officers not impressed by pricey service trips

Guest blogger Emily Stephen, a high school senior, examines the latest trend in college admissions: Paying big bucks to volunteer in a foreign country.

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:23 PM ET, 10/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/05/2010

New Haven police accused of brutality during Yale party raid

Early Saturday morning, New Haven police officers and SWAT team members burst into a private party hosted by Yale College undergraduates at a night club near campus, Elevate. The officers arrested five students, three of whom were taken to jail.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/19/2010

Sexiles, coed dorm rooms & housing trends

It seems like college housing departments are talking a lot about sex lately: "Gender-neutral" dorms are all the rage, the number of single-sex dorms is dwindling and sexiles everywhere continue to suffer. Some Google News headlines that caught my eye:...

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 02/10/2010

Thursday News Overload

Yale tradition ruined? Remember Yale's new admissions video, "That's Why I Chose Yale"? Well, The New Yorker did what all of us wanted and showed the YouTube sensation to a group of the college's slightly older, more distinguished graduates. The...

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:33 AM ET, 02/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 01/27/2010

Wednesday News Overload

The Ivy Shore? Jersey Shore's Vinny Guadagnino (you know, the guy who is always fist-pumping) tells US Magazine he wants to go to law school at Yale or Harvard, Ivy Gate reports. Greek life Howard University has suspended two of...

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:51 AM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:25 AM ET, 01/25/2010

Monday News Overload

Stressed students Counseling centers at four-year colleges and universities saw a 16 percent increase in the number of students seeking help during the 2008-9 school year, but they haven't seen increases in suicide rates. More and more students are just...

By Jenna Johnson  |  07:25 AM ET, 01/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Thursday News Overload

The big story: Haiti College students across the country continue to raise money and awareness for the victims of the Haiti earthquake and relief efforts. Several universities have sent teams of medical workers to the island. At George Washington University,...

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:19 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)