Sep 24th, 2012
8:23 pm
September 24th, 2012 | Culture
Allison Williams ’10: the “It” Girl

Word on the Twitter is that our very own Allison Williams ’10 had a very, very good weekend. “Girls,” the series that catapulted Williams and her three co-stars to national prominence earlier this year, took center stage at last night’s Emmy Awards. Though none of the show’s FIVE nominations led to trophies, the event may […]

Jun 17th, 2012
1:10 pm
June 17th, 2012 | Culture
Yale productions take home statewide drama honors

Earlier this month, the Connecticut Critics Circle awarded a number of honors to two productions from the Yale Repertory Theatre’s 2011-12 season. Directing plaudits went to Christopher Bayes, who directed the Moliére satire “A Doctor in Spite of Himself,” and Sam Gold, the director of “The Realistic Joneses,” a new play by Guggenheim Fellow Will […]

Feb 27th, 2012
12:53 pm
February 27th, 2012 | Culture
Senior a cappella groups choose new juniors

Fourteen dreams came true Sunday evening as the Whiffenpoofs — the nation’s oldest collegiate a cappella group — let its newest members know they’re in. (Tap night is Wednesday.) The list below includes the junior men who were admitted, and the a cappella group they were in when they were summoned forth to Valhalla: Andy […]

Feb 19th, 2012
8:10 pm
February 19th, 2012 | University
Princeton gets its own version of Yale Lunch

A spinoff of YaleLunch, which is itself a spinoff of HarvardLunch, is headed to Princeton, according to the Daily Princetonian. “This is a wonderful opportunity to break up the routine and get out of your comfort zone and potentially develop really great friendships from that,” said Princeton freshman Austin Jackson. He said he contacted the […]

Feb 8th, 2012
8:36 pm
February 8th, 2012 | City
Connecticut named worst place to retire

Though our pleasantly temperate January might have seemed perfect for retirees, the website “TopRetirements” is out with a list calling Connecticut the worst state in the nation for retirees. The list ranks states on the basis of their fiscal health, their property taxes, income taxes, cost of living and climate, each of which is worth […]

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