Features

Elis initiate internships to rebuild a city ‘on its knees’

April 28, 2008 • 0
Easha Anand ’08 and Kezia Kamenetz ’09 can talk for hours about the new street signs that have cropped up lately around New Orleans, the flavor of Cajun food and the small boutiques that line the streets. They talk about the resilient spirit of a city that resists assimilation, and they talk about their hopes »
University

B. Scott: Ostracized, pressured, inspired

April 7, 2008 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. B. Scott does not want to subscribe to the typical gay stereotype. “People just see me and think I’m some crazy gay guy, but I’m pretty smart,” B. Scott said to laughter and cheers at a Silliman College Master’s Tea on Friday. “I »
Culture

‘Figuring Women’ sees Elis in charge

March 25, 2008 • 0
On the fourth floor of the Yale Center for British Art, a placard reads: “Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) wrote of the masculine as ‘active’ and the feminine as ‘passive’; it is thus possible to extend the creative act into the realm of the procreative.” Next to the placard are a depiction of the three graces, a »
University

At forum, profs talk gender efforts

February 19, 2008 • 1
Seven representatives from Columbia, Harvard, New York universities and Yale gathered as part of a panel Monday night to discuss the challenges to achieving diversity and gender equality at institutions of higher learning. The panel, organized by the Women Faculty Forum, a report released by the Forum last year entitled “Women, Men, and Yale University: »