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Featured Filmmaker: “Somnia”

November 16, 2012 • 0
This week’s featured filmmaker is once again Ben Boult ’14, a film major on the production track. “Somnia” is a short narrative film with a surprising twist that will leave you guessing.
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YDN Exclusive Interview Part 1: Richard Valeriani, NBC White House Correspondent

November 16, 2012 • 0
Raleigh Cavero ’15 sits down with Richard Valeriani, an NBC White House Correspondent for 30 years, to hear his perspective on today’s technologically driven media and stories from his coverage of the United States’ most important moments.
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YDN Exclusive Interview Part 2: Richard Valeriani, NBC White House Correspondent

November 16, 2012 • 0
Raleigh Cavero ’15 sits down with Richard Valeriani, an NBC White House Correspondent for 30 years, to hear his perspective on today’s technologically driven media and stories from his coverage of the United States’ most important moments.
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Featured Filmmaker: “Kenta: The Man and the Magic”

November 14, 2012 • 0
This week’s featured filmmaker is Ben Boult ’14, a film major on the production track. This film from 2010 profiles campus figure Kenta Koga and his experiences as a magician.
Levin's life after Yale an open question
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Fiscal cliff looms over sciences

November 12, 2012 • 1060
While Yale research may weather the "fiscal cliff," the increasing scarcity of federal grants has forced some faculty to scale back their ambitions.
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Amid presidential search, students apathetic

November 6, 2012 • 9
Dressed in a blue sweater and khaki pants, University President Richard Levin stood at the door of the President’s House at 43 Hillhouse Ave. last Wednesday, greeting costume-clad undergraduates who entered the residence for his annual Halloween party. It was clear from his emails that Levin — who announced on Aug. 30 that he will »
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Martina Crouch Brings Art and Activism to Yale’s Campus

November 1, 2012 • 17
Lilly Fast ’14 spoke with Martina Crouch ’14 about her involvement with the Occupy movement and her efforts to bring a similar activist spirit to Yale’s campus.
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Swing state students stay involved

October 31, 2012 • 596
As presidential candidates scramble to take the lead in swing states, Yale students who call those states home are struggling to influence the election despite their geographical distance. While all students inteviewed from key swing states, such as Ohio, Florida, Virginia and Nevada, said they plan to send in absentee ballots, many have struggled to »
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Q&A: Joseph Lieberman

October 18, 2012 • 0
Reporter Nicole Narea ’16 interviews Sen. Joseph Lieberman.
An all-undergraduate production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” opens tonight and runs through Saturday.
Culture

‘Seagull’ reinforces Chekhov trend

October 18, 2012 • 1722
Yale undergraduates frequently grapple with the tradeoff between pursuing careers in the arts and giving up these dreams for potentially more pragmatic careers — and Adela Jaffe ’13 believes Anton Chekhov might have some answers. Jaffe is the director of an all-undergraduate production of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” — the second staging of the play at »
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YSO challenges concept of residency

October 16, 2012 • 1
Every time Matthew Chrislip ART ’13 enters his living room, he is reminded of the Yale Symphony Orchestra. Since beginning a design residency with the orchestra in September, Chrislip designated a wall of his apartment for sonic and visual experiments. Today a six-and-a-half foot tall scaffold occupies the space, which Chrislip called “a physical diagram »
Members of the Yale College Democrats help students register to vote in Connecticut on Old Campus.
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Students weigh voting options

October 12, 2012 • 1057
As a freshman in 2009, life-long Democrat Diana Enriquez ’13 registered to vote in Connecticut. That November, her home state of Massachusetts elected Scott Brown, its first Republican senator since 1972. “I was shocked,” Enriquez said. “Everyone assumes Massachusetts is a monolithic democratic machine, but a lot more people vote for the Republican party than »