Iraqi opposition leaders call for U.S. intervention

January 30, 2003
As Americans debate whether to go to war with Iraq, two representatives from Iraqi opposition groups Monday urged students to support U.S. intervention in helping overthrow the regime of Saddam Hussein. Qubad Talabani, U.S. representative for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, and Ghalib Bradosti, a representative for the Iraqi Tribal Coalition, said most Iraqis want »

Acclaimed author speaks on Mideast

December 11, 2002
Over the years, the Israeli and Palestinian conflict has raised numerous questions about why explosive episodes of violence continue to occur in the Middle East. Scholars argue about the reasons, the people who are at fault and the possibility of preventing such events from reoccurring. Michael Oren, author of “Six Days of War: June 1967 »

Colleges bus Elis to Harvard

November 19, 2002
When Yalies trek to Cambridge, Mass., this weekend for the annual Harvard-Yale football game, they will be able to enjoy the event’s tailgates and traditions. But upon return, they will have to deal with more than hangovers and frostbites: they’ll have to face dented residential college budgets. In a break with past policies, the Yale »

D’port woos Field medalist to Tea

November 11, 2002
Two Davenport students proved Friday that a little e-mail can go a long way. After electronically enlisting the help of Fields Medalist and Princeton professor Vladimir Voevodsky with a mathematical puzzle, Olga Lopusiewicz ’05 and Wei Deng ’05 decided to invite Voevodsky, or “Vlad” as the two girls have come to call him, to a »

McClatchy shares poetic reflections

November 1, 2002
Walking up Prospect Street is indicative of a journey into the more scientific world of Yale. And yet, past Sloane Physics and Kline Chemistry laboratories, 314 Prospect St. houses the office of J.D. McClatchy GRD ’74, editor of The Yale Review, a literary quarterly. McClatchy is an adjunct professor of English who divides his time »