Uncategorized | 5:24 pm | May 8, 2009 | By Paul Needham

812 texts + 47 men = three hours at the YUAG

There are few things as embarrassing as sending a text message and receiving no reply. But here’s one: sending a text message to a performance artist whose work is all about sending and receiving text messages — and receiving no reply. That’s what happened to me yesterday at the Yale University Art Gallery, where Haley »

Uncategorized | 5:15 pm | April 27, 2009 | By Zeke Miller

Happy Spring Fling Eve!

The transformation of Old Campus from grassy quad to rocking concert venue is well underway, as one of the Spring Fling headliners, the indie rock band The Decemberists, will take the stage precisely 24 hours from now.  In terms of weather, tomorrow will be a scorcher: The meteorologists at WTNH say that temperatures could near »

Uncategorized | 1:49 pm | April 26, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

Welcoming, belatedly, the new members of Whim ‘n Rhythm

The Whiffenpoofs were not the only singing group to announce their new members on Wednesday night.  Their female counterpart, the a capella group Whim ‘n Rhythm, also tapped their new class on Wednesday evening, as many, many less-than-pleased commenters have informed us over the past few days Since this is an equal opportunity news blog, »

Uncategorized | 1:56 am | April 23, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

Welcoming the new Whiffs

The Whiffenpoofs, the oldest a capella group, tapped their new class of 14 on Wednesday evening. Here’s the full list of the new members — complete with their colorful, new nicknames. Keiji “Pitchpipe” Ishiguri Ian “Thomas the Tank En” Janer Josh “Don’t Stop Be” Levin Evan “Wake Me Up Before You” Gogel Justin “King” Quam »