Culture

Graduate Schools collaborate on exhibit

November 21, 2013 • 0
The School of Architecture and the School of Drama launched their first joint exhibition since 2007 on Wednesday.
City

Coliseum Plan Approved

November 13, 2013 • 0
After eight years of deliberation, the Economic Development Commission unanimously approved the city’s plan to redevelop the Coliseum on Tuesday morning.
Culture

Architecture students nurture tight-knit community

November 13, 2013 • 0
When architecture major Marina Filiba ’15 needed a can of spray paint for a project at 3:30 a.m. one morning, she had little trouble finding one — a fellow architecture student came to her rescue. Using platforms such as Tumblr, GroupMe and EliList, the undergraduate architecture community at Yale has no problem keeping in touch. »
Culture

Urban planner discusses future of Detroit

November 1, 2013 • 0
New York-based urban planner Toni Griffin has never seen a traffic jam in the city of Detroit. In a Thursday lecture at the School of Architecture, Griffin discussed the large number of unoccupied buildings present in Detroit compared to other similarly-sized cities in the country. In 2010, Griffin helped develop the “Detroit Future City” project, »
Culture

Filmmaker explores a local struggle

October 30, 2013 • 0
Filmmaker and New Haven resident Lisa Molomot found inspiration for her 2013 documentary, “The Hill,” from an unlikely source — her real-estate agent. When she moved to New Haven in 2001, Molomot soon learned that the city government planned to demolish 123 homes to make space for a magnet school in the Elm City’s Upper »
Culture

Gottfried reflects on senior project

October 16, 2013 • 0
“One of These Things,” an original senior production by Henry Gottfried, opens this weekend at the Calhoun Cabaret.
Culture

YUAG ‘irreplaceable’ to Yale College teaching

April 15, 2013 • 0
Students and professors are still struggling to define the YUAG’s new place in the Yale community.
University

Africa week aims to inspire youth

November 7, 2012 • 0
Seun Adebiyi LAW ’09 answers to many titles — among them, Yale Law School graduate, future Olympian and cancer survivor. Adebiyi spoke as part of the Yale African Student Association’s annual Africa Week, which runs from Nov. 1 to Nov. 10 and was themed “Culture Shifters of the African Renaissance.” Along with speakers like Adebiyi, »
The city’s Food Policy Council released a first draft of its food policy plan.
City

City food plan revealed

November 1, 2012 • 0
New Haven’s food culture could soon see some improvements. The New Haven Food Policy Council, an organization that develops food policy within the city, unveiled the first draft of its New Haven Food Action Plan earlier this month, which aims to create an overarching vision of New Haven’s food administration. While the food council cannot »
Culture

YSO, students frustrated with ticket decrease

October 31, 2012 • 1
150 tickets in two hours. That’s how long it took Trevor Auman ’13 to sell his share of tickets for the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween Show. The annual concert, performed in Woolsey Hall at 11:59 PM on Halloween night, will seat 300 fewer people this year because of safety concerns associated with Woolsey. Several »
Saturday’s 15th annual Yale Physics Olympics drew 50 high school teams from five states.
Sci-Tech

Yale hosts 15th annual Physics Olympics

October 22, 2012 • 0
If all the rain from a summer rainstorm were gathered into a single drop, how large would that drop be? On Saturday, about 200 high school students tried to answer this question and more as they competed in the 15th annual Yale Physics Olympics, held in Sloane Physics Laboratory. Organized by the Yale Physics Department, »
Chilean artist Liliana Wilson presented her artwork at the Yale Women’s Center Tuesday.
Culture

Wilson details immigrant experience

October 17, 2012 • 0
Chilean artist Liliana Wilson is able to explain her life’s events through her paintings. On Tuesday, Wilson presented a sample of her artwork — about 50 paintings and explanations of the events surrounding them — at the Yale Women’s Center to a group of roughly twenty-five people. Inspired by her childhood in Chile and eventual »