Whiffenpoofs still singin’

February 2, 2009 • 7
While Thomas Quarles ’47 sings with his own alumni Whiffenpoofs group every spring, this Saturday was different. Quarles, who knew two of the original five members of the all-male, senior a capella group, traveled to the Elm City from Amherst, Mass. to sing before a crowd of nearly 2,000 people. “I’ll be 86 in May »

Elis discuss campaign work

January 27, 2009 • 0
Hundreds of Yalies devoted a few hours last semester to electing the nation’s 44th president, Barack Obama; but only a handful gave their entire semester. Five undergraduates who took the semester off to work for the presidential campaign spoke about their experiences Monday night in the Branford common room at the weekly meeting of the »

Trupin: Fight homelessness at home

November 14, 2008 • 0
What is a tent to you? A site for camping, a pretend castle? Few of us would think of a tent as a home. Yet for people facing homelessness across the country, a tent is often the only available shelter from the harsh cold. This winter, over 100 of our neighbors in New Haven might »