GIRLS: First Reactions

Last night, I ended up in Loria, at an advance showing of Lena Dunham’s “Girls,” a new HBO series starring Allison Williams ’10. The show follows four young women living in New York City. Dunham’s character, a young writer named Hannah, has been working for no pay for two years. The series opens as her […]

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Missed Allison Williams ’10 on Letterman? Watch here

Allison Williams ’10, a star of the much-talked-about HBO series “Girls,” appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday night. Letterman spends most of the interview asking Williams about her famous dad, NBC anchor Brian Williams, and only briefly mentions her “tremendous” performance in the new series. We can assume that was frustrating, but […]

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Gant releases new ad featuring Yale students

On Monday, Gant launched a new ad campaign that features current undergrads, waxing poetic on life and fashion at Yale. Much of this waxing happens in a video of students talking to the camera at various locations on Cross Campus, discussing — in the broadest of terms — history, fashion or some combination of the […]

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Buying the flowers yourself

Screw April — January is the cruelest month. February’s pretty cruel, too. They’re boring and cold. This morning was ordinary. I woke, finished a problem set, thought about blogging, decided not to blog, showered, dressed, went to Thai Taste. As I stared dumbstruck at an enormous plate of drunken noodle, I remembered something that makes […]

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Takeaways from the Great Snowprise of 2K12

The National Weather Service predicted yesterday morning that three to five inches of snow would fall in New Haven, tapering off in the early afternoon. We blogged accordingly — stay inside, watch a movie, whatever 2K12, this is just standard winter. Turns out the storm was a lot more serious than the NWS first thought. […]

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Wake up, it’s snowing!

The weatherman wasn’t lying this time — Snow Bulldogs across campus are waking up to several inches of freshies on the ground. Total accumulation will be between three and five inches, mainly before 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. State officials aren’t too concerned about “light, fluffy snow” that “should taper off by […]

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Read Linda Lorimer’s email on the new tailgate policy

University Vice President and Secretary Linda Lorimer sent an email Thursday afternoon outlining a number of changes to the University’s tailgate policy. Read the full text below: To: Yale Students, Deans and Directors, Yale College Dean’s Office Staff, Student Affairs Staff, Masters and Deans of the Residential Colleges, Athletics Colleagues From: Linda Lorimer Subject: Changes […]

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Tee hee hee the News gets pranked

In an email to the campus community Saturday afternoon, a mysterious sender named “Yale Daily News” claimed that the News would begin charging for its content. The emailer also claimed that, starting Jan. 16, online readers would only have access to 10 articles per month until they needed to purchase a subscription, and that papers […]

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Beyonce, Jay-Z might have named baby after Yale

Maybe you felt the whole Universe quaking all weekend long — I know I did — with each of her holiness Beyonce’s contractions as her flawless body prepared to carry out the most consequential birth of 2012, if not all time. On Saturday evening, the whole world exploded when B gave birth to her love […]

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Watch Williams ’10 in teaser for new HBO show

Move over, Rhoda — a new series about young people trying to make it big in New York is coming to a digital video player near you this spring. Cross Campus favorite Allison Williams ’10 stars alongside Lena Dunham in “Girls,” a generational show produced by Judd Apatow that features three best girlfriends being young […]

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Top 10 Songs to Repeat Forever

There are many strategies for surviving Reading Week. Some people camp out at Book Trader, others stress eat pretzels and chocolate and chocolate-covered pretzels until their teeth hurt. For me, the best strategy is simple: pick one song to play on repeat until your ears and the people studying near you are screaming at you […]

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Conway ’11 named to OUT100

Looks like we missed our chance. Jake Conway ’11, the founder of the campus LGBTQ interest magazine Q, was named to the OUT100 this week, joining big names like writer Dan Savage, celebrity progeny Chaz Bono, superstar Adam Lambert and Bravo exec Andy Cohen on a list of the 100 most influential or inspirational members […]

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