Art critic Sebastian Smee discussed love-hate relationships between artists a Pierson Master’s Tea.

Art critic discusses role of ‘frenemies’ in art world

March 29, 2012
It seems “frenemies” is a term that applies not only to the social dynamics of high school but also to the turbulent friendships forged in the art world. In a Pierson College Master’s Tea on Wednesday, the Boston Globe’s art critic and winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism Sebastian Smee discussed rivalries between »

M. SOCCER | Elis fall to Oxford in friendly

March 27, 2012
The Yale men’s soccer team played England’s Oxford University for the first time in 25 years at home Sunday but lost 3–1 in the friendly. The game was the first match of the spring for the Bulldogs, who ended their first winning season in six years this past November with an 8–7–2 record. Although the »

‘Winter’s Tale’ warms Rep stage

March 22, 2012
Bears, babies, clowns and pickpockets engage in a tale of love, death, friendship and betrayal in the Yale Repertory Theatre’s latest Shakespeare production. “The Winter’s Tale” began its three-week run at the Rep last Friday. Director Liz Diamond, the chair of the School of Drama’s directing program, said she worked to emphasize the play’s magical »

MASSEY: A look inside Occupy New Haven

February 23, 2012
Back in October, like most other freshmen living on College Street, I considered Occupy New Haven a loud and obnoxious obstruction to our attempts to study and sleep. Regardless of whether we aligned with their cause or not, we could agree on one thing: Vuvuzelas and 3 a.m. drum circles were unnecessary. To a certain »