Relay for Life to seek funds to fight cancer

January 26, 2005
Almost every hand in the room shot up at the Relay for Life rally Tuesday night when the speaker asked how many had been touched by cancer. After all, each of the co-chairs organizing the relay, which will take place this spring for the first time at Yale to raise money for the American Cancer »

Journalist shares political views

November 11, 2004
Encouraging faith in the country and resilience after the recent election outcome, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Halberstam spoke on his experience covering the Vietnam War and his current political opinions at a talk Wednesday. Over 500 adults and students crowded into the Sterling Law Building auditorium to hear the author and former New York »

Former Hilfiger director talks ads

October 22, 2004
The opinions and values of people in Western society are manipulated by a barrage of 60,000 daily audio and visual promotions, according to Gordon Pennington, chief creative officer for the Marketing and Planning Group Inc. in New York. Pennington spoke about the detrimental effects of marketing on the public in his talk, “Truth, Image, and »

Jefferson delves into the enigma of Jackson’s life

October 21, 2004
The mention of Michael Jackson’s name is enough to generate interest — some may admire the artist’s talent and some may think of the child molestation charges he faces today. But behind all of his antics lie the complications of growing up in the spotlight, New York Times cultural critic Margo Jefferson said at a »

Artspace puts spotlight on local studios

October 11, 2004
The kickoff of the Seventh Annual City-Wide Open Studios on Friday gave art lovers the chance to meet local artists and enjoy a variety of artwork, including sculpture, watercolor and video, while listening to live jazz. Artspace, a regional non-profit organization that organizes contemporary art events, held the grand opening reception of this year’s main »