Jan 16th, 2012
2:17 pm
January 16th, 2012 | Culture
How we did at the Globes

Two Yalies walked away with Golden Globe awards last night, proving once again that Yale’s finest artistes aren’t always doomed to starvation in Brooklyn. Meryl Streep DRA ’74 — who, with 26 Golden Globe nominations and 16 Academy Award nominations over her acting career, is the most-nominated actress of all time — was crowned best […]

Jan 12th, 2012
10:22 am
January 12th, 2012 | University
Faked photo smears Russian activist Navalny

In the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, in the Russian oblast of Sverdlovsk, local newspapers ran a picture of Russian activist and Yale World Fellow Alexei Navalny consorting with fugitive Russian millionaire Boris Berezovsky. The photo spurred rumors that the prominent anti-corruption leader was receiving bribes himself. “Alexei Navalny has never made any secret of the […]

Jan 12th, 2012
9:28 am
January 12th, 2012 | University
Prof. Shiller says bond market may face bubble

When Yale economics professor Robert Shiller uses the word “bubble,” people listen. The Arthur M. Okun Professor of Economics said Wednesday that the United States bond market could be in a bubble, according to a report by Bloomberg News. At a conference in Oslo, Shiller said long-term interests are currently at a “record low.” Shiller’s […]

Jan 8th, 2012
10:21 pm
January 8th, 2012 | WEEKEND
Beyonce, Jay-Z might have named baby after Yale

Maybe you felt the whole Universe quaking all weekend long — I know I did — with each of her holiness Beyonce’s contractions as her flawless body prepared to carry out the most consequential birth of 2012, if not all time. On Saturday evening, the whole world exploded when B gave birth to her love […]

Jan 6th, 2012
4:21 pm
January 6th, 2012 | University
Zedillo GRD ’81 claims immunity in lawsuit

Former Mexican president and current Yale professor Ernesto Zedillo GRD ’81 claimed in court documents filed Friday that his status as a former head of state gives him immunity from a lawsuit filed in Connecticut District Court over the 1997 massacre of 45 Mexican villagers. “The plaintiffs’ lawsuit against President Zedillo amounts to no more […]

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