Electronic Meets A Capella
Every year, Bulldog Days gives student groups the chance to promote their clubs and show eager pre-frosh what they’ve got to offer. This week, we sat down with a group that’s pushing the boundaries of music. In fact, some say they’ve created a whole new genre. Michael Leopold and Steffina Yuli bring you more on »
Student Film Gains ‘Acceptance’ at Festival
Most senior film majors wrapped up their thesis projects last semester. But for Ryan Chan, his journey with his mini feature film, “Acceptance” is still going strong. This month, the film was selected for screening at the 14th annual New York Indian Film Festival, that same festival debuted Academy Award Winner, “Slumbdog Millionaire.” Stay tuned »
Casting Results Are In
Until last semester, undergraduate drama productions did casting independently, which often resulted in staggered deadlines and long waits for directors to finalize casting. But the Yale Drama Coalition, an umbrella organization that connects undergrad drama groups, began a new casting system last semester to synchronize their casting timelines as well. Now, after a few casting »
Original Student Productions Take Center Stage
http://youtu.be/PcLIUSdXd2k This weekend, performers will take the stage in Morse’s Crescent Theater to perform the never-before-seen folk musical “Dust Can’t Kill Me” written by Yale juniors Abigail Carney and Elliah Heifetz. The show is part of a surge of original student musicals on campus this year, with two more slated to premiere later this semester.
Fifty Rounds of Chess
Think playing chess is hard? Try playing fifty games at once. Chess enthusiasts of all ages gathered last week on Old Campus for such an event, called a simultaneous game, or ‘simul’ for short.
Interview with Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern
Last week, YTV sat down with School Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern, head of New York-based firm RAMSA. Stern is the brain behind such iconic structures as the Bush Presidential Library and 15 Central Park West. His firm also designed the two new residential colleges. Stern discussed life, career and how to make it into »
YUAG Exposes Freshman to Artistic Resources
The Yale University Art Gallery is housing new exhibits that are getting attention within New Haven and across the country. This fall, exhibitions include Red Grooms: Larger than Life and Still Life: 1970s Photorealism.
Inside the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
YTV travels to the 66th Cannes International Film Festival for an inside look at the film industry. Reporter Jen Kramer asks filmmakers and film distributers at the bustling Marché du Film about the Festival experience, from networking to nightlife.
CASA’s Got Talent Promotes Chinese Heritage
Every year, Yale’s Chinese American Students’ Association presents a cultural showcase on Yale’s campus. This spring, the organization fused tradition with modernity.
African Art Heads to Yale
World class collection of African terra cotta figureheads come to the Yale University Art Gallery.
Free Skool is Kool for Everyone
The New Haven Free Skool, the latest project of the People’s Art Collective, teaches the city’s residents for free. YTV attends the classes.
Finding Your Voice: Spoken Word at Yale
Reporters Isabel McCullough ’16 and Olivia Pavco-Giaccia ’16 profile Davenport freshman Emtithal Mahmoud and her relationship with spoken word at Yale.