Account of sexual assault at Amherst goes viral

Amherst College is the latest college to be called out for its sexual misconduct policies and the way administrators respond to cases of sexual assault. Angie Epifano, a former Amherst student in the Class of 2014, published a Wednesday column explaining her account of sexual assault, describing the aftereffects of the incident and arguing that […]

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A transformative force in Yale art, Chaet dies

Bernard Chaet, a former chair of Yale’s Art Department who taught for almost 40 years and saw the transformation of the department into a nationally ranked professional school, passed away Tuesday. He was 88. Chaet emphasized the importance of art as a discipline for those of all academic backgrounds and taught his students to think […]

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Former chair of Art Department Chaet passes away

Bernard Chaet, the former chair of the Yale Art Department who had been with the University for nearly 40 years, died Tuesday. He was 88. Before serving as chair, Chaet taught painting and drawing at the University until he retired in 1990. He was known for his technical teaching style and was considered “the anchor […]

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Cycling team beats Ivy League competitors

Twenty-seven members of the Yale Bulldog Cycling Club spent Saturday and Sunday racing up and down East Rock in the fourth annual Lux et Velocitas race. The race, contested by members of Yale’s cycling club, was the seventh of nine consecutive weekend races in the Eastern Collegiate Cycling Conference. It drew approximately 300 athletes from […]

Woodward, Bernstein use Yale students as bad example

Yale students came up during a Tuesday talk with Bob Woodward ’65 and Carl Bernstein, two journalists famed for digging up the Watergate Scandal for The Washington Post — and it wasn’t for their great wit. The talk, titled “Watergate 4.0: How Would the Story Unfold in the Digital Age?”, focused on whether web-savvy youths […]

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Allison Williams ’10 to appear on Letterman tonight

The premiere of new HBO series “Girls”— which, in case you hadn’t heard, stars Allison Williams ’10 — is coming in less than two weeks. And the buzz for the show is getting big. It’s had writeups in Hollywood Reporter, New York Magazine, The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, among others. And tonight, […]

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“Sunday in the Park” debuts at Yale

Art comes to life in “Sunday in the Park with George,” Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that opened Thursday at the Off-Broadway Theater. The 1983 musical was inspired by post-impressionist painter Georges Seurat’s “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.” When Lapine and Sondheim saw the work hanging in […]

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Art critic discusses role of ‘frenemies’ in art world

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 […]

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Jimmy McMillan stops by Davenport, eats lunch

Jimmy McMillan, who came to fame for declaring the rent “too damn high,” stopped by Davenport today for lunch. McMillan was on campus to shoot a segment of a new web series with Michal Knowles ’12. The series, a weekly political show titled “Too Damn Live with Michael Knowles and Jimmy McMillan,” will debut on […]

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M. SOCCER | Elis fall to Oxford in friendly

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

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 […]

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Willoughby’s on York gets new decor

Willoughby’s on York Street just got a facelift. Over the past few days, the coffee shop made a number of changes to its interior décor. One wall is now painted lime green, while another is now made of brick. There’s new wooden (and cushioned!) chairs, and swanky bar along the far wall with raised bar […]

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