Jan 17th, 2012
11:17 pm
January 17th, 2012 | Cross Campus
Connecticut dumps $22 mil into re-branding

Last week, the state of Connecticut launched a two-year, and $22 million marketing campaign in order to “aggressively” promote the state as a go-to destination for tourism, enterprise and family fun. (This is incidentally also the plot of a “30 Rock” episode.) Apparently, cohesive state marketing can foster economic growth and improve the general welfare […]

Nov 25th, 2011
8:51 pm
November 25th, 2011 | University
Amar, Ayres seek incentives for law school drop-outs

In a piece published in Slate Magazine, Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’80 LAW ’84 and William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’81 LAW ’86 propose a non-traditional plan for curbing rising student debts and post-graduate unemployment: encouraging students to drop out of law school. Of course, their answer is somewhat more […]

Nov 24th, 2011
2:50 pm
November 24th, 2011 | Culture
Ten Things To Be Thankful For

It’s Thanksgiving, y’all, the one American holiday devoted to celebrating the myriad joys of canned cranberry sauce, colonialism and hand turkeys. Whether you’re back at home enjoying a slice of turkducken or spending your break scrounging for food on campus, there’s a lot to be thankful for. To keep life simpler, we narrowed it down […]

Nov 17th, 2011
12:10 pm
November 17th, 2011 | Culture
All quiet on the Cheese Truck front

Notice anything missing this week next to Harkness Hall, near the intersection of York and Chapel, down by the Medical School? The Caseus Cheese Truck, the only place in New Haven to procure artisanal grilled cheeses from a fully functioning vehicle, has been out of commission since last week. According to a post on the […]

Nov 15th, 2011
4:58 pm
November 15th, 2011 | University
Bloom warns against electing Romney

Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom GRD ’56 got political last week when he weighed in on Mitt Romney’s bid to become the next Republican presidential nominee. In the Sunday Review of the New York Times, Bloom, the author of 1992’s aptly titled “The American Religion,” revisits his interest in American faith, this time […]

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