PLOTT: For Buckley College

October 17, 2014 • 0
Buckley’s legacy reminds us that, as Yalies, it is our duty to pave the roads we see fit, even if we find ourselves journeying them alone. And once we start, we must not stop.
This cinerarium, currently on display at the YCBA, was found on the Westmorland.

New YCBA exhibit discovers ship’s hidden treasures

October 3, 2012 • 0
A new exhibit at the Yale Center for British Art opening Thursday tells the story of the capture of an 18th century ship and the artwork aboard that continues to engage researchers today. Organized by Scott Wilcox, Chief Curator of Art Collections at the British Art Center, “The English Prize: The Capture of the Westmorland, »
{Cut.Cloth}, a vintage clothing retailer, opened on Chapel Street Wednesday — but the pop-up storefront will be gone by next week.

Vintage shop pops up on Chapel Street

September 27, 2012 • 13
Until next Wednesday, Yale students can pass up Broadway’s chain retailers in favor of clothing from a bygone era. Wednesday marked the relaunch of {Cut.Cloth}, a New Haven-based vintage pop-up boutique that has opened three times in storefronts around New Haven and once in New York’s TriBeCa neighborhood since its establishment in December 2011. Currently »

PLOTT: The real war on women

March 19, 2012 • 528
On Feb. 29, Rush Limbaugh called Georgetown Law School student Sandra Fluke both a “slut” and a “prostitute” for arguing that Georgetown students’ contraception should be covered by student health insurance. As a woman, I was offended. Women’s activist groups across the country were infuriated, as they should have been. President Obama offered a personal »

PLOTT: Expelling work, embracing entitlement

December 2, 2011 • 23
While I’m proud to call Alabama my home state, I can’t help but feel increasingly unnerved by the recent events brought on by HB56, Alabama’s immigration law, which surpasses even Arizona’s in its specificity and ramifications. As the harmful consequences of this law materialize, Gov. Robert Bentley and all other Republicans — myself included — »

PLOTT: For the love of money

October 25, 2011 • 56
Among the egregious claims posited by members of the Occupy Wall Street movement, one resonates as perhaps the most ill-informed dogma of them all: the idea that money is the root of all evil. Not only a misdirected sentiment toward a cause the protestors themselves cannot identify, this notion represents a flippant disregard for both »

PLOTT: The conservative manifesto

September 15, 2011 • 58
A lot of uninformed rhetoric exists today about what it means to be an American conservative — especially at Yale. We’re often challenged by those who feel we have a detached fondness for nostalgia or just an obsession with egoism. But I believe conservatism is neither. It is important that we conservatives, at colleges and »