Inflammatory final club invitation sparks outcry at Harvard

Inflammatory invitations for an allegedly new final club at Harvard, “The Pigeon,” were slipped under students’ doors last week and have elicited heated response from Harvard’s administrators and students alike. The controversial flyers illustrated the alleged final club’s three principles, each with its own asterisk. The first principle, “Inclusion,” was followed by the footnote, “Jews need […]

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Spanish theater builds community

“El Monte Calvo,” which opens this weekend, will be performed entirely in Spanish by three of Yale’s faculty members.

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Urban planning may benefit health

The solution to chronic depression, obesity and asthma may not lie in medicine or therapy but in redesigning cities.

Sci-Tech

Collins deals with highs and lows

Every day, 25 million Americans face the challenges of life with diabetes. Very few of them are pre-med varsity athletes.

Yalies participate in sushi showdown

Everyone likes sushi — but would you be willing to stuff your face as fast as you can with 100 pieces of it? On Sunday afternoon, the Yale Event Management Association organized its first ever “Sushi Showdown.” Thirty-two teams of three people each competed to see which team could finish 100 pieces first. The winners? Team “Sushi […]

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Symposium sheds light on Nelson

On Friday and Saturday, the School of Architecture hosted a symposium on George Nelson ’29 ARC ’31 life, work and legacy.

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Margolyes explores Dickens’ life

On Wednesday night at the Yale Center for British Art, British actress Miriam Margolyes celebrated Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday through a performance of “Dickens’ Women.” Accompanied only by pianist and Yale professor Wei-Yi Yang, Margolyes brought to life 23 of Dickens’ female characters while also examining Dickens’ own life. Before an audience of roughly 70 […]

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Murphy takes Senate seat

In the culmination of one of the most closely-watched and controversial races in the country, Democratic Congressman Chris Murphy defeated Republican candidate Linda McMahon for Connecticut’s junior United States Senate seat in Tuesday’s national election. As of press time, Murphy was reported to have received 54 percent of the vote, compared to McMahon’s 45 percent. […]

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Smith investigates institutional memory

Figuring out how and why institutions came into being can deliver substantial insight about their modern purpose. This is the driving principle behind Charles Saumarez Smith’s new book, “The Company of Artists: The Origins of the Royal Academy of Arts in London,” which covers the final days leading up to the establishment of the Academy […]

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‘Seagull’ reinforces Chekhov trend

Yale undergraduates frequently grapple with the tradeoff between pursuing careers in the arts and giving up these dreams for potentially more pragmatic careers — and Adela Jaffe ’13 believes Anton Chekhov might have some answers. Jaffe is the director of an all-undergraduate production of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” — the second staging of the play at […]

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‘Gallery +’ merges dance, visual arts

On an average museum visit, there is a strict boundary between your body and the art — stand too close and a watchful guard will appear at your side to scold you. But tonight, a group of Yale dancers will break that boundary. “Gallery + Dance” — the latest installation of the “Gallery +” series […]

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