University | 8:31 pm | April 19, 2012 | By Anisha Suterwala

YCC officially announces Spring Fling lineup


The Spring Fling lineup is officially out, and it features — surprise, surprise — 3LAU, Passion Pit and T-Pain. The three-part lineup leaked online in March. The new website features bios of the headliners, as well as the three openers — Jamestown, The First Town in America, A Streetcar Named Funk, 9 Tigers — who »

Culture | 8:21 pm | April 19, 2012 | By Anisha Suterwala

Yale alums perform in East Village “barplay”

Are Yale alums taking over the East Village theater scene? Maybe.

Recent Yale alums are taking over the East Village’s theater scene — or, at least on Tuesday night, they took over East Village Tavern in New York City for a performance called “barplay.” The show featured the work of six “truly spectacular” playwrights — four of whom are Yale graduates — putting on a series »

University | 8:30 am | March 13, 2012 | By Anisha Suterwala

Prof. Gaddis takes home Book Critics Circle Award

History Prof. John Lewis Gaddis received the National Humanities Medal in 2005.

The awards keep rolling in for Professor John Lewis Gaddis’s biography of American statesman George Kennan. The book, titled “George F. Kennan: An American Life,” was named the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for biography late last week, the New York Times reported. The biography has already won the American History Book »