Bea Koch ’12 created and is currently curating her own exhibit at Sterling Memorial Library, titled “Nature’s Own Shape.” The exhibit opened last week.

“Nature’s Own” takes shape

September 13, 2011 • 4
As of last Friday, Branford senior Bea Koch ’12 is a bona fide curator. “Nature’s Own Shape,” Koch’s show on clothing and textile in early modern England, opened last week in the Exhibition Corridor of Sterling Memorial Library — one of the handful of student-curated art shows exhibited on campus every several years. Koch, who »
The food-based portraits designed by Jack Linshi ’14, a Sudler Grant recipient, said that each of the five portraits took him between three and 12 hours to complete.

JE art show tasteful, if not tasty

April 12, 2011 • 0
There’s an artsy feast in the basement of Jonathan Edwards College. On April 5, Jack Linshi ’14, a Sudler Grant recipient, presented his food-based exhibit, called “A Series of Unorthodox Portraits,” to roughly a dozen students and faculty members during an opening ceremony in the college’s basement. All the materials Linshi used to create his »

YCC | Kwabena Boateng ’14, treasurer

April 11, 2011 • 1
One of the younger candidates for treasurer of the Yale College Council, Kwabena Boateng ’14 has not been part of the YCC or FCC this year. His response to why he would make a better candidate than his opponents was focused precisely on his advantage as an outsider. “Having worked in other college councils would »

Weems discusses her lens on photography

March 1, 2011 • 0
For artist Carrie Mae Weems, photography is a snapshot of “an act of performance in space.” On Monday night at 6 p.m. in the School of Art, Weems presented a lecture on her experience as a photographer and artist, accompanied by a display of photographs from some of her projects, including childhood pictures with her »

Alums, students join in Gleeful singing

February 15, 2011 • 0
Last weekend, more than 500 Yale alumni descended on campus for what was the largest ever reunion of the Yale Glee Club in celebration of its 150th anniversary.. To prepare for the landmark event, the Glee Club published a 224-page hardcover book of its history, in addition to preparing a new song to debut during »

Glee full of glee at 150

February 8, 2011 • 2
The Yale Glee Club will soon be celebrating 150 years of “tradition in art, and friendship.” The club initially began in 1861 its journey with 13 members but is today one of the biggest singing groups on Yale’s campus with more than 80 participants, said Glee Club President Emily Howell ’11. This weekend, they will »

Finding a ‘Muse’ at the Beinecke

February 1, 2011 • 1116
For the next several months, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will be providing insight into “the science of the soul.” A new exhibition at the Beinecke, “Psyche and Muse,” features a collection of pictures, handwritten letters, postcards, manuscripts and books belonging to influential figures from the history and development of psychology, ranging from »

Something “Extraordinary” on Trumbull Street

January 25, 2011 • 0
The John Slade Ely House on Trumbull Street is having a celebration of its “Extraordinary Facilities.” “Extraordinary Facilities” is a new exhibition and the first of a series of three presentations that will take place throughout the year in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ely House, which was founded in 1961 as New »

Kadi talks designing in postwar zones

January 14, 2011 • 0
Architecture students were given a glimpse Thursday night into the impact architecture can have on unstable regions — particularly in postwar development zones. Makram el Kadi, the Louis I. Kahn visiting professor at the School of Architecture, led a lecture about his work, built in postwar zones such as Lebanon. The lecture is part of »

International students find Turkey Day hosts

November 18, 2010 • 0
International students who cannot return home this Thanksgiving break have the option of spending the holiday with New Haven families. The Office of International Students and Scholars finds hosts for Yalies who are staying on campus for the week-long break that starts this Friday and want to share a meal with a local family on »

Nuclear physics on the up

November 17, 2010 • 0
Yale physics professor Richard Casten ’67 is the nucleus of attention in the science world. Casten was awarded the 2011 Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics by the American Physical Society Nov. 1 for his experimental research in nuclear physics and the development of techniques important to the field. The prize, which consists of »

Residential College Roundup: 11.12.10

November 12, 2010 • 0
The Game is on Yalies’ minds: tailgates dominated college council meetings this week, along with social planning and sustainability. Stiles students are planning a calendar that will feature the most beautiful Stiles men, past and present. Among them will be Taylor Smith ’10, who recently appeared in Glee’s cover of Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream.” Fashion »