Uncategorized | 5:20 pm | August 23, 2010 | By Lauren Motzkin

Yale art thief sentenced to 3 years

The man charged with stealing 39 pieces of art from various Yale and New Haven buildings, including the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life and the New Haven Public Library, was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday, the New Haven Register reported. The artworks were found at the home of 48-year-old drug dealer »

Uncategorized | 4:16 am | May 29, 2010 | By Lauren Motzkin

At YCBA exhibit, travel is glamorous again

Horace Taylor designed this poster for London Transport, and it is one of more than 100 such pieces currently on display at the Yale Center for British Arts.

“Art For All: British Posters for Transit,” an exhibition of more than 100 travel posters from 20th-century Britain, opened this week at the Yale Center for British Art. The exhibit traces the evolution of travel posters designed for the London Underground and the British railway beginning in 1908, the year the Underground launched a rigorous »

Uncategorized | 10:33 pm | November 18, 2009 | By Carol Hsin and Lauren Motzkin

Creationism vs. secularism: a showdown on Cross Campus

Bridge Logos, a Christian publishing company, handed out free copies of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species on Cross Campus today — but there’s a catch. “The books all have a 54-page introduction of creationist bulls— by the renowned dumbass, Ray Comfort,” said Vlad Chituc ’12, the community service co-coordinator of the Secular Student Alliance »