Mar 31st, 2012
1:54 pm
March 31st, 2012 | University
David Blight goes on TV, is famous

If you were casually watching C-SPAN on Thursday, you might have noticed Yale celeb professor David Blight moderating a panel about — what else? — the Civil War and Emancipation. The panel — which drew about 100 attendees and was moderated by Blight, a Civil War historian and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for […]

Jan 25th, 2012
4:00 pm
January 25th, 2012 | Culture
TONIGHT: YCC hosting hot Blue Ivy party at Box 63

The Yale College Council is hosting a party at Box 63 TONIGHT to complement worldwide exuberance surrounding the birth of Beyonce’s and Jay-Z’s new baby, Blue Ivy Carter. The “baby shower”, which comes amid widespread speculation that the baby girl was named after Yale, will feature a themed “Blue Ivy” drink, according to the Facebook […]

Jan 24th, 2012
7:31 pm
January 24th, 2012 | Culture
Aretha calls off her wedding

Apparently the freeway of love isn’t as smooth a ride as the Queen of Soul had hoped. Honorary degree recipient and goddess Aretha Franklin has canceled plans for her wedding, less than a month after she announced her engagement to William “Willie” Wilkerson, according to the AP. The two close friends had considered marrying this […]

Jan 23rd, 2012
8:39 pm
January 23rd, 2012 | University
Prof. Gaddis nominated for big award

He won a National Humanities Medal in 2005 and has gained fame among Yalies for his lectures on the Cold War, but that’s not it for history professor John Lewis Gaddis. Gaddis, who teaches a History Department junior seminar on biography writing, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award on Saturday for his […]

Jan 20th, 2012
10:19 pm
January 20th, 2012 | Culture
Lady Gaga partners with Harvard on Foundation

We always knew Harvard attracted little monsters, but a recent announcement that Lady Gaga would be visiting the university in February further confirms that belief. The international icon and sometime pop singer will be at the University’s Sanders Theatre on Feb. 29 to launch her Born This Way Foundation. The foundation will partner with The […]

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