April Fools: Senior Housing at Yale University in 1810: How the “Old Campus” Got Its Name

None of us at SHN went to Yale University but we ran across this article posted on Yale’s student newspaper the Yale Herald site on April 1st.  The story identifies that the “Old Campus” received its name as a result of displaced seniors moving to campus in 1810 (yes, that’s right) because of a funding freeze by the Madison administration.  Who would know that 200 years later Yale could be the first university to bring seniors onto campus?  Guess what…though joke is on us.  April Fools!  For the full “story”, visit “Secrets of Yale University

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