Gordon: Telling time

Staff Column

Gordon: Better than birth control

Guest Column

Gordon: Intensely naked

Guest Column

Gordon: Ashtrays and other ironies

Guest Column

CULTURE REVIEW | Gender…?

Feminists often talk about gender in terms of norms and culture. Judith Butler GRD ’84 complicated this conversation yesterday, wildly gesticulating behind the podium in the Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium. Her gray hair was trimmed into a tidy bob. Her body was dwarfed by the cinema-size stage. And her words spilled out over the hundreds […]

Culture

Choosing off campus

Two groups of juniors vying for housing in Pierson College’s lower court next fall have launched a rigorous campaign, soliciting votes from their classmates using posters and e-mails. Last spring, the battle for the Saybrook College’s 12-Pack suite was less organized, but still ended in more than one man-tear. The housing lottery blights the Yale […]

University

CULTURE REVIEW | Gordon: Boddy elucidates history of media

A gramophone sits on a laboratory table. It spins, becoming a turntable, boom box, cassette player. It’s smashed with a hammer, wielded by a disembodied hand. It is a CD player, hatching a first generation iPod, which slenderizes into a cellphone, blasting techno beats. Someone flicked on the lights. “You can see how they represent […]

Culture

Sharing insights on Playboy, life

A holy trinity of journalism gathered in the Pierson College Master’s House on Thursday. Master Harvey Goldblatt introduced his guests: “So much talent, so much goodness on this stage,” he said. Kevin Buckley sat on the right, in a suit “from 45 years ago,” as he explained. Buckley began his career as the chief of […]

Culture

Gordon: Darwin’s pyramid

Guest Column

Gordon: Nineties Nickelodeon: radicalism for kids

Guest Column

Gordon: Of a megachurch anointment

Guest Column

Gordon: I feel I should care about the war, but I can’t

Guest Column