Wrap-up: Best Halloween Costumes

[ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”1154″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”1153″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”1152″ ] [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”1151″ ] Yalies are creative, and what could be a better opportunity to show off than Halloween? We loitered at University President Richard Levin’s last night and took pictures of the best. First Place: Danny Ullman ’15 (Chef Chris from Morse) Anyone who can singlehandedly […]

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In line for The Real World

Tyler Kemp, 19, stood in line in front of the Wicked Wolf tavern on Temple Street to audition for a spot on the Real World’s 27th season. He wanted to be a housemate because he’d “bring diversity” in the form of “doing stuff [his] own way.” Kemp indeed did things his own way — unbeknownst […]

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YCBA re-examines Indian pottery

Of the paintings hanging on the walls of the Yale Center for British Art, not all are historically accurate. On Tuesday, Edward Cooke, director of the study of American art and culture at British Art Center, led a discussion titled “Anglo (Mis)representation of Indian Craft: Arthur William Devis’ Indian Potter.” The talk focused on 18th-century […]

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Yale researchers find key to baldness

Baldness may soon become a thing of the past, Yale researchers hope. Yale researchers have uncovered chemical triggers that could restore hair growth in bald men. Bald men have stem cells in their hair follicles, a known fact that the new Yale study, led by assistant biology professor Valerie Horsley, used to discover a way […]

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Tigerman exhibition a dreamy reality

The works of Stanley Tigerman ’60 ARC ’61, currently on display at the School of Architecture Gallery, allow viewers a glimpse into the famed architect’s dual nature as a starry-eyed hopeful and a practical realist. Over 100 people crowded the opening reception in the School of Architecture gallery in Rudolph Hall on Thursday night to […]

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Photography exhibit a reminder of Jewish struggles

Last night, just one floor up from where students were setting up for Seder in the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale, a photography exhibition of Jewish ghettos during the Nazi regime provided an antithesis to the celebratory mood downstairs. The show, titled “Images of Displacement I,” features 28 black-and-white photographs taken by […]

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Lipton GRD ’11 talks art and global health

When Dara Lipton GRD ’11 studied art as an undergraduate at New York University, she had no idea it would lead to a two-year stint in the Peace Corps and a future in foreign aid and policy. On Monday, Lipton, who is currently pursuing a master’s degree in international relations, gave a presentation of her […]

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New exhibition shows books as art, not literature

When it comes to the art of Erika Mahr and Peggy Johnston, it is fair to say the book should be judged by its cover, its shape and its wacky colors. On Friday, the double-floor show debuted in the Creative Arts Workshop on 80 Audubon St., which primarily features the works of Mahr and Johnston. […]

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Kerry returns

Still jet-lagged from a weekend trip to Sudan to discuss civil relations within the wartorn nation, Senator John Kerry ’66 had no time to rest in New Haven. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5813″ ] Kerry, the Senior Senator from Massachusetts and Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, spoke to packed rooms in back-to-back talks Monday night at […]

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DeJoria says to find silver lining

John Paul DeJoria has lived many lives: one as a member of a street gang, one as a homeless man on the streets of Los Angeles and another as a door-to-door encyclopedia salesman. But he likes his current life the best: as a multi billionaire businessman and hairstylist. At a Morse Master’s Tea on Wednesday, […]

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Physics Nobel laureate inspires students

As a child, David Lee GRD ’59 brought a model railroad track into hiskitchen, stuck it into an electric socket andnearly electrocuted himself. Unbeknownst to the world, a Nobel laureate in physics was in the making. Lee delivered the Alan Tetelman Lecture in the Yale Center for British ArtLecture Hall on Thursday for a Jonathan […]

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Veterinarian discusses conservation

From trimming a jaguar’s nails to rehydrating a wild African elephant or gluing remedial shoes to the foot pads of an injured rhinoceros, former National Zoo director Lucy Spelman has traveled the world to care for animals. Spelman, a zoological veterinarian, spoke before an audience of 60 Thursday at the Peabody Museum of Natural History […]

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