ST. JEROME EXITING THE WILDERNESS ON DONKEY, 1999

He ate honeyed flies and drank Tang before it was popular and Cezanne discovered the Poplar tree   He ran in the snow without shoes. Everyone chatters about his views.   In the wilderness, he saw a decline in the use of the patronymic, not unrelated to the consumption of meat in Kurdish settlements where […]

Poetry

The Science Park Bubble

New Haven’s Science Park starts at the intersection of Munson and Winchester, about half a mile from Yale’s campus near its Health Services Building. Built from the remains of industrial decay, the mixed-use space of corporate offices, research labs, some retail, and soon, an apartment complex, presents an alternative for New Haven’s economic future. The […]

Feature

The Lifeboat

The Lifeboat For and After Elizabeth Bishop As you all know, tonight a new volcano has erupted. Although it is a cold evening hot ash creeps down its uneven orifice hardening what was once a loved, a celebrated hill into unbreathing slopes of breast. It was cold and windy, scarcely the day, yet it was […]

Poetry

Stories of Singapore

A Pragmatic Balance By Tapley Stephenson In Singapore, the older generations remember a time before dazzling skyscrapers and glamorous shopping malls. “When I was young this was just a fishing port,” one elderly Singaporean cab driver tells me as we weave between the giant office buildings of Singapore’s financial district. “People my age, we appreciate […]

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Slideshow: Views of Singapore

While she was in Singapore over spring break, reporter Ava Kofman brought along a camera, snapping thousands of shots of the city and its inhabitants. Check out a slideshow of some of them below.

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Yale values to be tested in Singapore

Two staff reporters for the News, Ava Kofman and Tapley Stephenson, traveled to Singapore over spring break, interviewing more than 80 sources on the founding of Yale-NUS College — how Singaporeans view the project, how the liberal arts function in Singapore and how the country’s values differ from those on Yale’s campus. This is the […]

University

In Singapore, liberal arts enter uncharted territory

Two staff reporters for the News, Ava Kofman and Tapley Stephenson, traveled to Singapore over spring break, interviewing more than 80 sources on the founding of Yale-NUS College — how Singaporeans view the project, how the liberal arts function in Singapore and how the country’s values differ from those on Yale’s campus. This is part […]

University

Yale takes brand to Singapore

Two staff reporters for the News, Ava Kofman and Tapley Stephenson, traveled to Singapore over spring break, interviewing more than 80 sources on the founding of Yale-NUS College — how Singaporeans view the project, how the liberal arts function in Singapore and how the country’s values differ from those on Yale’s campus. This is part […]

University

In Swing Space, building a community

In 1998 — just in time for the first residential college renovation — Swing Space was built to serve as an annex for students displaced during their respective college constructions. Tucked between the Yale Power Plant and Payne Whitney Gymnasium, the L-shaped dorm was conceived as a quick fix to Yale’s housing needs. With large […]

University

Love born at Toad’s makes pages of Times

The course of true love never did run smooth, but at least once, it ran through Toad’s Place. Allison Pataki ’07 and David Levy ’07 were dancing together at Toad’s Place one night when they kissed for the first time. On September 24, exactly seven years after that kiss, the two were wed at Our […]

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Study illuminates memory loss

Yale researchers may be able to explain why people lose their memory as they get older. A team at the Yale School of Medicine has shown that a specific neural dysfunction in the prefrontal cortex of the brain is responsible, in part, for age-related memory loss. In a study published last month in the journal […]

Sci-Tech

Children learn the danger of bugs

Everyone was a winner in a game of “toss the tick through the bull’s-eye rash” at the Peabody Museum of Natural History’s “Biodiversity Bites Back” day Thursday. Volunteers, researchers and educators at the event taught families about the prevention of and pathology behind Lyme disease, West Nile and other vector-borne illnesses by displaying live specimens, […]

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