Uncategorized | 4:09 pm | February 9, 2011 | By Anjali Balakrishna

Alum, choral conductor, dies at 75

Johannes Somary ’57 MUS ’59, conductor of neglected choral masterpieces from the Baroque and Classical periods, died Feb. 1 in the Bronx due to complications of a stroke. He was 75. Somary’s life was one filled with music. After graduating from Yale’s School of Music with a master’s degree in 1959, he went on to »

Uncategorized | 5:47 pm | February 3, 2011 | By Anjali Balakrishna

Conservative talk show host blames Yale for Bush’s ’04 gay marriage support

Conservative talk show host Allen Hunt GRD ’94, blamed Yale for Barbara Bush’s ’04 decision to support gay marriage, claiming that the school “taught her that drivel.” Claiming that Bush blindsided her parents with this announcement, Hunt equated discovering her support of gay marriage through this video to finding out that she posed for Playboy »

Uncategorized | 1:21 am | February 1, 2011 | By Anjali Balakrishna

Barbara Bush ’04 supports gay marriage

Perhaps the four years Barbara Bush ’04 spent at “the Gay Ivy” had its effect on her —Bush plans to officially endorse same-sex marriage on Tuesday. The decision — which will put her at odds with her father, George W. Bush ’68, on this issue — comes from what she says is her dedication to »

Uncategorized | 5:33 pm | January 27, 2011 | By Anjali Balakrishna

Yalie named Obama’s new press secretary

The search for the new White House Press Secretary is over: Jay Carney ’87, communications director for Joe Biden and former Washington bureau chief for Time magazine, was selected by President Obama for the post Thursday afternoon. Carney, a journalist by trade, was picked over a number of competitive candidates, most notably Deputy Press Secretary »