University | 3:53 pm | November 28, 2012 | By Patrick Casey

Yalies join forces to prank Gaddis’ ‘Cold War’ lecture

Students raise the Berlin Wall in SSS 114.

This afternoon, students attending Professor John Gaddis’ “Cold War” lecture witnessed history come to life. Literally. Dressed in costumes ranging from President Ronald Reagan to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the Yale Pundits, the Yale Precision Marching Band and the Yale Russian Chorus stormed Gaddis’ class this afternoon roughly 10 minutes into the Cold War historian’s »

University | 4:14 pm | October 31, 2012 | By J.R. Reed

Fake email from Lorimer spams inboxes

University Vice President Linda Lorimer has become the newest campus celebrity.

Hurricane Sandy may have left Connecticut, but the updates haven’t stopped. A fake “University Update” from newest campus celebrity University Vice President Linda Lorimer hit inboxes Wednesday afternoon, giving students advice about clothing, note-taking skills and flashlight applications. The email — convincingly sent by “” and “” — uses capital letters and borrows the same »

University | 2:06 pm | October 21, 2012 | By Julia Zorthian

Harden ’09, author of ‘Sex and God at Yale,’ strikes again

Nathan Harden '09 levels serious critiques of Yale and Sex Week in his new book.

A few months after releasing his book “Sex and God at Yale,” Nathan Harden ’09 is back again — this time, with new evidence that Yale students are obsessed with sex. In a Friday article published with the National Review, Harden (again) criticized Yale’s sexual culture, calling the campus “a bizarre and sad sexual dystopia.” »

University | 5:04 pm | October 17, 2012 | By Jessica Hallam

‘Wilma Dickfit’ to visit campus, allegedly

Pundits strike again with fake Master's Tea for "Wilma Dickfit."

Yale is plastered — literally — with sex. The Pundits (?) have taken to the walls of Yale with massive displays of innuendo. On Wednesday afternoon, a poster for a Saybrook Master’s Tea with “Wilma Dickfit” (will it?) — alleged author of “Let’s Find Out The Hard Way” — appeared on entryways and bulletin boards »

University | 10:21 pm | September 5, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Pundits crash CS Department meeting on espresso machine

Some surprise guest showed up at a Computer Science Department meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Do espresso machines get tested on animals? Is it “espresso” or “expresso”? These questions and more were posed at a Wednesday afternoon Computer Science Department meeting that aimed to answer a simple question: what model of espresso machine should the Department buy for Arthur K. Watson Hall’s second floor kitchen, and what should be the »