Events explore Comer’s work

October 12, 2004
Kicking off a two-day symposium celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Yale School Development Program on Monday evening, child psychiatry professor and program founder James Comer signed copies of his new book criticizing President Bush’s “No Child Left Behind” education policy and outlining his own philosophy on teaching. The symposium, at the Omni New Haven »

Bare students sprint for Habitat

October 1, 2004
Hundreds of Yale students — many clad in nothing but underwear and body-paint — gathered on Old Campus late Wednesday night to participate in Habitat for Humanity’s annual Midnight Mile run. As ’80s favorites like “Eye of the Tiger” and “Thriller” blasted from a Durfee window, the crowd multiplied as people prepared to raise money »

‘Soprano’ gangster steals show

September 15, 2004
Although Dominic Chianese plays an aging character on a show where everyone has enemies and family members plot each other’s deaths, he has never worried that his character will be killed off. “I always felt, ‘this guy’s funny,'” he said at a Tuesday Master’s Tea. “And you never kill a comedian.” Chianese used his humor »