University | 1:05 pm | October 4, 2012 | By Yuval Ben-David

First Reactions: Presidential Debate

U.S. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney

I caught the second half of the presidential debate last night. But even then, after a long day of classes, I caught myself unable to focus on anything but Romney’s hair. Generally, I’m a more political creature, but last night, maybe because of its statistics-heavy topic — the economy — my mind wandered away from »

University | 1:47 am | January 18, 2012 | By Clinton Wang

Soundbites: Joe Miller LAW ’95 edition


Joe Miller LAW ’95 came achingly close to claiming a seat in the U.S. Senate back in the 2010 elections, but fell to incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s historic write-in campaign. Last night, he swung by the Yale Political Union to explain why he doesn’t want the federal government involved in public education. Below are a »

Sports | 8:05 pm | January 12, 2012 | By Jimin He

Soundbites: Tony Reno edition


In a press conference this afternoon, Tony Reno officially became Yale’s 34th head football coach. Below are a few notable quotables from the event. Tony Reno: When the opportunity came up, it was something that was unbelievable to me. But Yale has always been a home to my family and me. We had three of »

University | 11:20 pm | January 9, 2012 | By Diana Li

Soundbites: Larry Summers edition


The Yale Political Union hosted Lawrence Summers, former Harvard president, Treasury Secretary and director of the National Economic Council for a debate on economics titled “RESOLVED: The U.S and world economies need more Keynesian thinking.” Below are some of Summers’ more quotable moments: Ladies and gentlemen, it is an honor to speak to the political »