Culture

‘Cloud Nine’ brings sex and sexuality to the stage

January 23, 2013 • 0
Mitt Romney can’t keep women in binders forever. “Cloud Nine” hopes to challenge the status quo and social norms of sex and sexuality through theater.
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Culture

‘Once Removed’ examines contemporary sculptures

January 16, 2013 • 0
The toilet brush: used expressly for cleaning purposes. Right? Wrong.
The production of “SIC Beatz” seeks to push back against the increasingly common perception of classical music as being inaccessible or elitist.
Culture

‘SIC Beatz’ full of flair

December 5, 2012 • 0
What if the music of Beethoven and Mick Jagger had a love child? The collaboration by SIC InC and the Yale Bands Percussion Group might be the outcome.
At Carmen Lund’s “Big Brush” painting workshop, students discovered their inner creativity.
Culture

The business of creativity

November 14, 2012 • 1681
The secret for securing that elusive consulting job: Put down those textbooks and paint.
City

Senate spending gap examined

November 1, 2012 • 939
As the Connecticut Senate race enters the final stretch, the disparity in campaign spending between candidates is as pronounced as ever. The most recent reports filed with the Senate reveal that Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon has now spent $42.6 million on her bid for public office. Her rival, Democrat Chris Murphy has spent approximately »
Sandy caused widespread, yet minimal damage throughout New Haven, including the destruction of 195 trees.
City

City, state clean up after storm

October 31, 2012 • 0
Though New Haven’s encounter with Hurricane Sandy was milder than some predicted, the city was left with a daunting relief project Tuesday morning. A day after Hurricane Sandy brought winds and flooding to New Haven, President Obama declared an expedited major disaster in New Haven County — along with Fairfield, Middlesex and New London — »
The pop-up Occupy art exhibit features a makeshift tent constructed out of printer paper.
Culture

Pictures document Occupy movement

October 23, 2012 • 6
The Occupy Wall Street movement has resurfaced in New Haven. A spontaneous exhibit of Occupy-inspired artwork went up in the School of Art’s Green Hall exhibition space this Saturday. Dean Robert Storr organized the show to commemorate the anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement that began on Sept. 17, 2011 in New York City. »
City

Legislators question Malloy’s tax pledge

October 19, 2012 • 1101
With his promise last Thursday to keep tax rates at their current level, Gov. Dannel Malloy drew disparate reactions from state legislators — Democrats support Malloy’s tax plan while Republicans allege it is indicative of the governor’s future political ambition. Malloy made his pledge during a speech at the University of Hartford Construction Institute’s 18th »
University

LGBT author promotes discussions on sex

October 18, 2012 • 4
In order to save humanity, society must learn to discuss sex openly, according to prize-winning LGBT advocate Samuel R. Delany. Temple University English professor Delany, a successful science fiction author and notable commentator on queer culture, gave a lecture Wednesday evening describing his theories on the significance of discourse on sex. Delany is this year’s »
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Sci-Tech

New fossil may end mollusk evolution debate

October 16, 2012 • 0
An unassuming, golf ball-sized rock unearthed from volcanic ash in the United Kingdom has flipped the scientific community upside down. A paper released in the scientific journal “Nature” Oct. 3 detailed the newly discovered evolutionary implications of the fossil Kulindroplax perissokomos. Yale and United Kingdom researchers found the fossil approximately a decade ago in the »
University

Esteemed audio curator passes away

October 12, 2012 • 0
Richard Warren ’59, a Yale library curator who devoted his life to one of the nation’s most extensive audio archives and was praised by colleagues for his wisdom and dedication, passed away after suffering a stroke last Sunday at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was 75 years old. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum »
Characters in ”Tick, Tick … Boom!” are forced to consider the impracticality of careers in the music industry.
Culture

‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ a beacon of hope

October 11, 2012 • 1
In the season of suits and job interviews, the latest show at the Calhoun Cabaret has a response to students’ career woes: To hell with practicality. This is the takeaway from Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical “Tick, Tick … Boom!”, which he wrote before bursting onto Broadway with “Rent.” Set in New York City circa the »