Author celebrates SML

October 24, 2005 • 0
Yale’s libraries are the like the “portals of freedom” on campus — at least for David McCullough ’55. McCullough, one of the nation’s leading historians, spoke on the history of the Sterling Memorial Library, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, to a packed crowd at the Yale Law School auditorium last Friday. From »

Group details genocide

October 7, 2005 • 0
Some students walking through Cross Campus on Thursday paused to read numbers scrawled on large posters set up along the walkways: “400,000 dead; 2,000,000 displaced.” The posters, along with testimonials and photographs of starving children, burning homes and wounded teenagers, were put on display as part of a two day event organized by Yale’s chapter »

Panel talks on World Summit

September 28, 2005 • 0
For all of their contradictory viewpoints, panelists at a discussion yesterday on the United Nations 2005 World Summit were able to come to a consensus — the summit was a stepping stone for greater inter-governmental cooperation, they said. The panel, chaired by former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo, included Munir Akram, U.N. representative of Pakistan; Dirk »

Stewart compares prison to Yale

September 21, 2005 • 0
During an appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Monday night, Martha Stewart compared her experience of five months in prison to being at Yale. “I lived through it with flying colors, if you can live through Yale with flying colors,” Stewart told Letterman. “In fact, I probably would have been Phi Beta »

World Fellows gala kicks off new year

September 16, 2005 • 0
The Yale World Fellows Program opened the year with a gala event Thursday night, celebrating the diverse cultures and personal accomplishments of the 16 fellows who have come to campus from all corners of the globe. Strewn across the third floor of Betts House, amidst colorful displays, steaming plates of Indian food and a noisy »