Campaign supports Lim ’13

The “Save It or Shave It” campaign for Hyungmi Lim ’13, who has been battling ovarian cancer since August, will culminate Friday with a party called “Reading’s Weak,” held by the International Students Organization. Lim, a student from South Korea on full financial aid, is juggling three classes, chemotherapy and an on-campus job at the […]

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Getting foamy

The YCC hosted a foam party at Toad’s Wednesday night. Guests paid $4 to dance in a large plastic tub of foam.

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Young artist explores middle east

Tamar Ettun ART ’10, a graduate of the Yale School of Art Master of Fine Arts program with a focus on sculpture, curated an exhibition called “Handheld History,” which took place this Saturday at the Queens Museum of Art in New York. The show was composed of video submissions by 17 artists, including Ettun, whose […]

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Filmmaker shocks with new docudrama

Two dozen stones hit a woman covered in blood. The image may disturb some, but the director behind the camera said that is exactly the point. “Nobody makes a movie about the stoning of a woman thinking it’s going to make a killing at the box office,” filmmaker Cyrus Nowrastehsaid at a lunch on Sunday.In […]

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Students ridicule Levin for raise

Students held a mock cocktail party in Beinecke Plaza on Thursday to “congratulate” President Levin for his $350,000 bonus and “celebrate” the recent $400 increase in expected student contribution toward financial aid. The students offered martinis and distributed 350 flyers during the half hour protest. About two dozen students attended the event, which was coordinated […]

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At the School of Architecture, teaching via travel

For graduate students in the School of Architecture, the field trip has grown up. Most four- to eight-day trips for School of Architecture students, which ended early last week, brought students to foreign destinations such as India, Italy and Brazil; two stayed domestic, travelling to Los Angeles and Massachusetts. Each trip came after an extended […]

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‘Leete Island’ explores land, family

A woman with shoulder-length cropped hair struggles with a long Victorian dress; a child, on a rocky shore, stares out at an endless expanse of water. These are two of the 13 photographs by School of Art digital photography lecturer Benjamin Donaldson inan exhibition titled “Leete Island” that opened Monday at the Davenport Art Gallery.The […]

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Indian celebration splashes across Cross Campus

Students gathered on Cross Campus to get into the Holi spirit Sunday, splashing paint on one another as part of the celebration of color observed by many Hindus, Sikhs and others.

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Rep serves up hilarity in ‘The Servant of Two Masters’

A roasted chicken flying in the air, butterflies in a sparkling blue sky, actors running on stage with swords drawn — the latest play at the Yale Repertory Theatre is a light 18th-century comedy that serves up these sundry offerings in a spectacle complete with masks, ruffs and buckles. “The Servant of Two Masters,” which […]

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Exhibit explores Romanticism

Though John Constable’s “Cloud Studies” have always been associated with British Romanticism, a group of earlier cloud studies by Dutch painters on display at the Yale Center for British Art show that artists across the English Channel were also studying the heavens. Figure drawings, portraits, landscapes and cloud studies from five European countries are on […]

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Art show features majors and non-majors alike

In front of a wall in Green Hall covered with black-and-white digital photographs stands a blood-red nylon rose on a stick. A series of crimson and indigo portraits form the backdrop for a white sculpted hand holding a lightbulb, while a mechanical contraption in the gallery drops marbles through a pipe and into a bowl […]

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