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O, Pioneers! Nowhere to Pole Dance in New Havennew

You might find this hard to believe, but there’s nowhere to pole dance in New Haven. For exercise purposes, that is. That’s what Becky Poplawski discovered when she arrived at Yale this past fall to begin her freshman year.
New Haven Advocate  |  Cara McDonough  |  03-30-2010  |  Culture

What We're Really Talking About When We Talk About the Killing of Annie Lenew

As Annie Le's story appeared all over the internet and on 24-hour news updates, blogs, commentaries, Facebook and Twitter posts, the fact that she was an Asian-American female was to become an important part of her narrative, speaking to uniquely American anxieties about sex, violence, gender and race.
New Haven Advocate  |  Pang-Mei Natasha Chang  |  11-17-2009  |  Race & Class

Can the Cosmetics Industry Fight Chemicals with More Chemicals?new

There are toxins in makeup, beauty products and standard personal hygiene stuff like toothpaste, deodorant and soap, but do they have to be there? The director of Yale's Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering says that as chemistry advances, scientists are learning how to design substances to be nontoxic from the get-go.
New Haven Advocate  |  Rachel Slajda  |  05-20-2008  |  Environment

Bush and Kerry Both Belonged to Yale Secret Societynew

John Kerry and George W. Bush have a common link--membership in America´s most elite and secretive college club, Yale´s Skull and Bones. Will a presidential campaign unlock the secrets of the Tomb?
Hartford Advocate  |  Paul Bass  |  08-07-2004  |  Politics

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