SCENE COVER | Yale in pop culture, from Gatsby to Gossip Girl

February 6, 2009
“Lost in Translation” opens with the soft pink sunrise of Scarlett Johannson’s ass. It is a Yale ass. Lots of things about Charlotte, Johannson’s character, remain mysterious. Why is she married when she looks about 19? Why are her sweaters so lumpy and unflattering? And what is she going to do with her life? (“I »

FEMA to assess state storm damage this week

April 19, 2007
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will arrive in Connecticut today to begin assessing damage from the weekend’s storm. From a base in Hartford, FEMA’s Preliminary Damage Assessment Team will begin to quantify the losses suffered by municipalities, businesses and individuals in Connecticut. FEMA’s arrival follows Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s Tuesday request for FEMA assistance. Rell »

Snow hampers track teams’ competitions

April 9, 2007
Let it snow? Well, maybe not. It’s a fine sentiment for cozy evenings, less so for track meets. While they may have been three states apart, Bulldogs at both the Colonial Relays and the Princeton Invitational faced cold weather — in fact, officials at the Colonial Relays cancelled Saturday’s events due to the snow on »

Blood drive a universal win

February 27, 2007
Three months after the Bulldogs’ victory on the football field, Yalies also triumphed in a more charitable pursuit: the third annual Harvard-Yale blood drive challenge. During the drive, which lasted from Feb. 5 to 8, the American Red Cross at Yale collected 319 pints of blood, setting a new record for Yalies’ blood drive efforts. »