Culture | 3:25 pm | January 14, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

Yale Drama Coalition unveils new website

The Yale Drama Coalition has unveiled a new website that is meant to help the organization stay connected to the community.

Returning thespians and theater fans alike will be greeted this semester by a new website for the Yale Drama Coalition. The new site, which went up on Jan. 3, moved the site from coding language PHP to the more modern “Ruby on Rails,” the web framework that is also used by Yale BlueBook. Created by »

Culture | 3:43 pm | January 8, 2013 | By Anya Grenier

‘Hamlet, Prince of Grief’ comes to Yale

Just two months before Paul Giamatti takes the Yale Repertory Theatre stage as Hamlet, audiences at the Yale Cabaret on Tuesday will get to see a very different rendition of the classic play, one performed in Farsi and just 30 minutes long. In “Hamlet, Prince of Grief,” by Mohammad Charmshir, a single actor incorporates household »

WEEKEND | 9:58 pm | November 13, 2012 | By Anya Grenier

YCC trolled by all of Yale

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At 8:53 p.m., the Yale College Council attempted to solicit student input on improving campus safety. Its plan? Share a Google Doc with the entire campus community. Students were all too excited to participate. The document spawned some productive suggestions before being rapidly overrun by Internet “trolls.” As of press time, some popular suggestions ranged »

University | 8:18 pm | September 25, 2012 | By Anya Grenier

Duron ’14 advances on “The Voice”

Dez Duron '14 celebrates after he is invited to join three teams on "The Voice."

With a rendition of Hall & Oates’ “Sara Smile,” former Yale quarterback Destin “Dez” Duron ‘14 won over the judges on NBC’s singing competition “The Voice” Monday night. Without even seeing Duron’s sun-kissed skin or that perfect smile that can light up any room, three of four judges — Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Blake »

Culture | 4:35 pm | September 24, 2012 | By Anya Grenier

Danes ’02 takes home second Emmy

Claire Danes '02 accepts her Emmy Sunday night.

In a move that shocked no one, the Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series went to beauty school (er, Yale) dropout Claire Danes ’02 Sunday night. It’s Danes’ second Emmy, and the first for her role as an officer for the Central Intelligence Agency in Showtime’s “Homeland.” To take home the trophy, »