University | 6:36 pm | October 2, 2012 | By Grant Bronsdon

Yagoda ’14 collects $9,300 on ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’

Joey Yagoda '14 collected $13,600 after the first round of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?," which aired Monday.

After a second day on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?,” Yale College Council Treasurer Joey Yagoda ’14 walked away with $9,300 in winnings, making it to the ninth question before deciding to leave rather than guess the answer. Yagoda left and collect only half of his winnings — which had numbered $18,600 at its »

University | 7:56 pm | October 1, 2012 | By Grant Bronsdon

Yagoda ’14 appears on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”

Joey Yagoda '14 collected $13,600 after the first round of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?," which aired Monday.

Want to be a millionaire? Do you know a lot of random trivia? Yale College Council Treasurer Joey Yagoda ’14 does. The Calhoun junior appeared on the television show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” — which aired Monday — with host Meredith Vieira on Sept. 6. Yagoda, who collected $13,600 by the end of »

University | 8:18 pm | September 25, 2012 | By Anya Grenier

Duron ’14 advances on “The Voice”

Dez Duron '14 celebrates after he is invited to join three teams on "The Voice."

With a rendition of Hall & Oates’ “Sara Smile,” former Yale quarterback Destin “Dez” Duron ‘14 won over the judges on NBC’s singing competition “The Voice” Monday night. Without even seeing Duron’s sun-kissed skin or that perfect smile that can light up any room, three of four judges — Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Blake »

Culture | 8:23 pm | September 24, 2012 | By Akbar Ahmed

Allison Williams ’10: the “It” Girl

Allison Williams '10 walked the red carpet at Sunday's Emmys, just two years after getting an English degree from Yale. What's next for the up-and-coming "It" Girl?

Word on the Twitter is that our very own Allison Williams ’10 had a very, very good weekend. “Girls,” the series that catapulted Williams and her three co-stars to national prominence earlier this year, took center stage at last night’s Emmy Awards. Though none of the show’s FIVE nominations led to trophies, the event may »

Culture | 4:35 pm | September 24, 2012 | By Anya Grenier

Danes ’02 takes home second Emmy

Claire Danes '02 accepts her Emmy Sunday night.

In a move that shocked no one, the Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series went to beauty school (er, Yale) dropout Claire Danes ’02 Sunday night. It’s Danes’ second Emmy, and the first for her role as an officer for the Central Intelligence Agency in Showtime’s “Homeland.” To take home the trophy, »