Facebook ventures into college admissions

October 30, 2007 • 0
While Yalies put last-minute touches on their Halloween costumes this week, high school seniors are facing a more daunting task: finishing up their early applications to college. A new Facebook application named College Planner — introduced last week by the educational services company Embark — aims to relieve some of that stress and streamline the »

Calabresi discusses media experiences

October 8, 2007 • 1
His father, Guido, was the youngest and one of the most successful Yale Law School professors in history. But Massimo Calbresi ‘89 chose journalism instead. And despite the cynicism — and low pay — associated with the job, he is loving it. “Washington is a very intense place for a journalist to be,” said Calabresi, »

Peabody exhibit casts net over all parts of fly fishing

October 2, 2007 • 0
A young child, gushing with excitement as he ran through the newest temporary exhibition at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, pointed at a display case. “Daddy! Daddy!” he screamed. “There’s a fish with teeth on the wall!” Featuring excited children, shiny feathers and tons of tiny insects, “Seeing Wonders: The Nature of Fly Fishing” »

Keller opens debate on press

September 25, 2007 • 0
The New York Times has long been a vocal advocate for press freedom, and on Monday, Times executive editor Bill Keller brought that debate to campus. Keller affirmed the resolution that “The Press has a Duty to Expose Government Secrets” at a Yale Political Union meeting Monday evening. The debate was the third of the »