As festival nears end, ‘Hamlet’ takes the stage

April 20, 2012
As this semester’s Shakespeare at Yale festival draws to a close, a new production of “Hamlet” brings one of Shakespeare’s most iconic works to the Yale stage. The production is the culmination of the theater studies seminar production course “The Actor and the Text: Hamlet,” for which students have spent the semester studying “Hamlet” and »
Architecture critic Michael Kimmelman ’80 spoke about journalism and architecture as ways to work for the public good.

Times critic discusses social role in architecture

April 17, 2012
In his lecture “Public Space, Social Responsibility and the Role of the Critic,” New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman ’80 spoke Monday about his role in drawing attention to architecture as a public good. Reflecting on the different types of architectural models and their uses, Kimmelman spoke to a crowd of about 100 on »

One size does not fit all for prostate cancer treatment

March 20, 2012
Some men with prostate cancer may be getting too much treatment, according to Yale School of Medicine researchers. In a study published Jan. 27 in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, Yale researchers found that over the past decade in the United States, there has been a rise in prostate cancer treatments among patients who »

YSO show features Woody Allen

November 1, 2011
Attendees of the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween Show were surprised when renowned director and actor Woody Allen appeared on screen. Roughly 2,700 students crammed into Woolsey Hall late Monday night for the show, which featured cameos by administrators such as Yale College Dean Mary Miller and Provost Peter Salovey in addition to Allen. Alex »

Iconic historian passes away

October 19, 2011
John Morton Blum, a legendary American history professor who inspired thousands of students during his 34-year career at Yale, died Monday morning of complications with pneumonia in North Branford, Conn. He was 90. Widely regarded as one of the most influential historians of the late 20th century, Blum helped to forge the modern field of »
The owners of FroyoWorld have accused soon-to-open froyo lounge Flavors of copying their logo design and color scheme.

Dessert war turns icy

September 28, 2011
The froyo cold war has taken an icy turn. As recently as two weeks ago, the city’s downtown dessert establishments were preaching the benefits of peaceful coexistence, but since then, relations have chilled and deteriorated. Even before its opening on York Street this weekend, Flavors — a new self-serve frozen yogurt lounge — has become »
FroyoWorld, Connecticut’s first self-serve frozen yogurt lounge, was established a year ago.

Cold war churns

September 15, 2011
When Froyo came, the rest followed. It has been only a year since FroyoWorld became a New Haven — and Yale — staple, but the downtown area’s fragile dessert balance of power may be soon be upset by the arrival of two more dessert options, thanks to the opening of The Mochi Store in May »

Bonauto fights for gay marriage

December 2, 2010
Twenty years after beginning her career as a civil rights litigator in New England, Mary Bonauto is still fighting for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people’s equal consideration under the law. At the James Robert Brudner ’83 Memorial Lecture Tuesday evening, Bonauto — the civil rights project director at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders »

Ray Fair discusses the G20 Meeting

November 16, 2010
Ray Fair is the John M. Musser Professor of Economics at Yale University and a professor within the Cowles Foundation and the International Center for Finance. Fair received his bachelor’s degree from Fresno State College in 1964 and a doctorate from MIT in 1968 and now focuses on teaching and researching macroeconomic theory, econometrics, and »

Living wage ordinance stalled, not gone

November 12, 2010
A proposal to expand New Haven’s living wage ordinance, co-sponsored by Ward 1 Alderman Mile Jones ’11, is stalled at the Board of Aldermen. The proposed legislation would increase the wage the city is required to pay workers employed through city contracts and city-funded programs. First introduced in April, the bill seeks to raise the »

Q&A with Stephen Roach

November 8, 2010
Stephen Roach, a senior lecturer and senior fellow of the Jackson Institute, is the nonexecutive chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, where he has worked since 1982. Roach received his Ph.D. in economics from New York University and served on the research staff of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C., from 1972 to 1979. He »

Panelists spill on environmental disaster/Deep water horizon

November 5, 2010
Despite the months-long news coverage of this summer’s Gulf oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the public still may not know the whole story, according to a panel held Thursday. In Kroon Hall Thursday evening, a government official, a scientist, a journalist and a coastguard lieutenant came together to discuss the disaster and how »
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