Conway: A policy in cold blood

September 9, 2010
Today and tomorrow many of you will donate blood at the American Red Cross sponsored blood drive here at Yale. But I can’t. I’m gay. A definition of whom or what is a “man who has had sex with another man” is unnecessary. I will make no essentialist assumptions about men who have sex with »

Local restaurant hosts cookie-tasting

December 3, 2008
Forget visions of sugar plums — pistachio-cranberry icebox cookies are the new stuff of holiday dreams. At the restaurant Chow on Tuesday evening, three dozen local residents gathered for a Christmas-themed installment of restaurant owner and head chef Denise Appel’s monthly Chef’s Table series, where she demonstrates cooking techniques over a light dinner. Normally a »

Review | Global-themed Art Night worth a look

September 30, 2008
A torrent of commuters hurdle off two dilapidated trains and stream through Bombay’s Church Gate train station into a dehumanized blur. Thirteen ragged white, brown and black shoes and a worn sack are jumbled together on a “Cobbler’s Wall” in Hanoi. Paint peels off walls, ripped upholstery exposes overflowing stuffing and golf clubs slowly rust »

Jordanian minister touts moderates

September 17, 2008
It’s not easy being a moderate in the Middle East, according to Marwan Muasher, former Jordanian foreign minister and ambassador to the United States. Even so, moderates are critical to attaining peace in the region, he said. Muasher, a self-described moderate, discussed moderates and their role in the peace process in a lecture sponsored by »