Culture

Symposium explores East Asian art

March 3, 2009 • 770
In a world that grows more connected each day, traditional national and academic boundaries are becoming more inter-disciplinary, speakers at the symposium on East Asian scholarship in the arts said. This weekend, a three-day symposium called “East Asia in Motion: Literature, Cinema, and Dance,” featured presentations to show how the borders of nations and the »
Culture

Producer talks profanity, poetry

February 20, 2009 • 0
“Ask me anything,” David Milch ’66, award-winning screenwriter and television producer, said at the opening of a Davenport College Master’s Tea on Thursday. In front of an audience of about 70 people, Milch discussed a variety of topics — such as surfers, Gottfried Leibniz and profanity — related to his overall message: “All things coexist »
City

Himes takes District 4

November 5, 2008 • 0
NORWALK, Conn. — New England lost its last Republican congressman Tuesday, as Democrat Jim Himes unseated incumbent Rep. Chris Shays in Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District. After multiple successful campaigns and 21 years in Congress, Shays’ luck finally ran out: With 74 percent of precincts reporting, Himes led the incumbent by six percentage points, 52 percent »
Sci-Tech

YSEC plays candidates

October 23, 2008 • 0
Although it’s still another week until Halloween, students donned their best Obama and McCain get-ups outside Commons on Wednesday. With the presidential election fast approaching, the Yale Student Environmental Coalition is in the midst of a five-day program to raise awareness about candidates’ environmental platforms. At a table outside Commons Dining Hall, YSEC members dressed »
City

Restaurant week boasts steep discounts

October 21, 2008 • 0
It is not every day that students can eat at Union League for $16. From Nov. 9–14, New Haven will host its first-ever Restaurant Week, a city promotion to provide “award-winning” cuisine at reduced prices. Prix fixe lunch and dinner menus will be featured at 18 of the city’s most notable award-winning restaurants, from Zinc, »