For some Yalies, split allegiances

November 17, 2009
Come Saturday, Sarah Robinson SOM ’11 will proudly don a shirt marked “Yarvard” and will cheer for the “Crimdogs.” A 2003 Harvard graduate, Robinson, like many other graduate and professional school students who formerly attended Yale’s archrival, said she feels little conflict between her alma mater and current home. But when The Game rolls around, »

Blog dishes Divinity School gossip

October 13, 2009
“I’m sure that some pastor somewhere finds this funny,” Rachel Duncan DIV ’11 said. She was referring to the blog “Overheard at Yale Divinity School,” where Duncan, the site’s administrator, posts off-color comments submitted by divinity students and faculty. With an average of 156 page views a day, the blog has attracted a following of »

U.S. and Chile ‘get along,’ ambassador says

September 22, 2009
The U.S. ambassador to Chile, on campus for a meeting about Yale’s international initiatives, stopped by Jonathan Edwards College on Monday afternoon for an intimate discussion about the foreign service. Ambassador Paul Simons ’77 discussed diplomacy, liberal arts education and the future of American policy in Chile before a handful of students in Jonathan Edwards »