Architecture School poster copied

October 27, 2010 • 2
Thanks to P. Diddy, the Yale School of Architecture now has some legitimate street cred. Sean Combs (aka Diddy) recently released a T-shirt design featuring calligraphy that strongly resembles a 2007 poster for a symposium at the Yale School of Architecture, titled “Seduction.” The only difference: the word “Seduction” has been changed to “Sean John.” »

Univ. puts aside for repairs

October 26, 2010 • 1
Yale’s two new residential colleges may not be built yet, but the University is already planning for the day when they will need renovating. Yale allocates part of its annual operating budget, which was $199 million in the 2008-’09 fiscal year, for the maintenance and renovation of campus buildings, and when the colleges are completed, »

Media Center breaks news

October 6, 2010 • 0
At 3 p.m. on Monday, Muhtar Kent, the CEO of Coca-Cola Company, was on CNBC talking about the financial state of his company. An hour later, he was giving a speech in Luce Hall. A year and a half ago, this wouldnot have been possible. Since January 2009, Yale professors and visiting luminaries haven’t had »

Yale Corporation talks long-term

October 6, 2010 • 0
The Yale Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, came to New Haven over the weekend to discuss Yale’s long-term goals. Meetings addressed the University’s international and financial outlook, as well as pending changes to the international studies major and the School of Management, University President Richard Levin said. Levin said he sought Corporation members’ reactions »

At the School of Architecture, teaching via travel

October 5, 2010 • 0
For graduate students in the School of Architecture, the field trip has grown up. Most four- to eight-day trips for School of Architecture students, which ended early last week, brought students to foreign destinations such as India, Italy and Brazil; two stayed domestic, travelling to Los Angeles and Massachusetts. Each trip came after an extended »

Police catch second gunman, crack down on Crown Street violations

September 27, 2010 • 0
A Crown Street police blitz in response to last week’s gunfight led to arrests and citations over the weekend. Police arrested a second man Saturday in connection with the Sept. 19 gunfight, which left two people with non-life-threatening wounds. Eighteen-year-old Cornell Tucker is currently being held on a $1 million bond and will be charged »

Second man arrested in last week’s gunfight

September 26, 2010 • 0
A second man was arrested Saturday in connection with the shooting on College Street that wounded two people a week ago, police announced. Cornell Tucker, 18, is currently being held on $1 million bond and will be charged with six crimes, including assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm and carrying a pistol without a permit. »

Suspected College Street gunman detained

September 24, 2010 • 0
A man suspected of involvement in Sunday morning’s College Street gunfight, which sent two men to the hospital with bullet wounds, was detained Thursday morning, police announced. Cadell Harris, 26, walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound, New Haven Police Department spokeswoman Joe Avery said Thursday night. An eyewitness confirmed he was at »

Crown Street gunman detained

September 23, 2010 • 0
The gunman who fled Sunday morning’s College Street shootout that left two men shot was detained Thursday morning, police announced. Police caught Cadell Harris, 26, because he walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound, NHPD spokeswoman Joe Avery said Thursday night. An eyewitness confirmed Harris was at the scene, Avery added, and Harris »
Jonathan Safron Foer signed copies of his books for students following his talk about his 2009 non-fiction work, “Eating Animals.”

Author Foer talks vegetarianism, factory farming

September 13, 2010 • 1
The crowd that filled Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall on Friday to listen to Jonathan Safran Foer was not throwing hamburgers — though the 33-year-old bestselling author of “Everything is Illuminated” said he was expecting just that when he started giving lectures about his new nonfiction book, “Eating Animals,” which discusses arguments for vegetarianism. The event, sponsored by »

Observing Rosh Hashana no problem for shoppers

September 9, 2010 • 0
Sloane Heller ’12 asked a professor Wednesday to let her take a seminar she has never attended. The class, “Methods and Ethics in Global Health Research” meets Friday mornings, but Heller missed the first week and will be in synagogue for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and won’t be able to reserve her place »

Lewis: Italian art on parade at YUAG

September 7, 2010 • 0
A showdown between mythology and divinity is taking place on the first floor of the Yale University Art Gallery. The face-off is set in Italy and comes with plenty of gold-leaf and autumnal hues, dredged up from between the years 1320 and 1650. The exhibit, curated by the gallery’s European art curator Laurence Kanter and »