University | 11:45 pm | April 4, 2012 | By Josephine Massey

Woodward, Bernstein use Yale students as bad example

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Yale students came up during a Tuesday talk with Bob Woodward ’65 and Carl Bernstein, two journalists famed for digging up the Watergate Scandal for The Washington Post — and it wasn’t for their great wit. The talk, titled “Watergate 4.0: How Would the Story Unfold in the Digital Age?”, focused on whether web-savvy youths »

Culture | 8:16 pm | April 3, 2012 | By Josephine Massey

Allison Williams ’10 to appear on Letterman tonight

Recognize the girl on the right? That's Allison Williams '10, who stars in the new HBO series "Girls."

The premiere of new HBO series “Girls”— which, in case you hadn’t heard, stars Allison Williams ’10 — is coming in less than two weeks. And the buzz for the show is getting big. It’s had writeups in Hollywood Reporter, New York Magazine, The New York Times and Wall Street Journal, among others. And tonight, »

University | 8:44 pm | March 28, 2012 | By Josephine Massey

Jimmy McMillan stops by Davenport, eats lunch

Just some friends, having lunch in Davenport. Photo courtesy of Michael Knowles.

Jimmy McMillan, who came to fame for declaring the rent “too damn high,” stopped by Davenport today for lunch. McMillan was on campus to shoot a segment of a new web series with Michal Knowles ’12. The series, a weekly political show titled “Too Damn Live with Michael Knowles and Jimmy McMillan,” will debut on »

City | 9:25 pm | March 19, 2012 | By Josephine Massey

Willoughby’s on York gets new decor

A look at the changes inside Willoughby's, from without.

Willoughby’s on York Street just got a facelift. Over the past few days, the coffee shop made a number of changes to its interior décor. One wall is now painted lime green, while another is now made of brick. There’s new wooden (and cushioned!) chairs, and swanky bar along the far wall with raised bar »

City | 10:15 am | March 19, 2012 | By Josephine Massey

Man arrested in East Rock for trying to go kite surfing

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A man was arrested Sunday after attempting to go kite surfing off of East Rock, the New Haven Register reported Sunday. Vin Conti was preparing for a glide in East Rock Park when the winds turned against him and his kite got caught in some trees. Before Conti could rescue the paraglider, a policeman arrested »