Culture | 10:32 pm | September 16, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

Times lavishes praise on Allison Williams ’10

Allison Williams '10 on Letterman.

As the world’s leading designers descended on New York Fashion Week this month to show off their hottest work, one recent Yale alum shimmered, too: Allison Williams ’10. The 24-year-old star of HBO’s “Girls” is “Fashion Week’s new darling,” according to New York Times writer Bee-Shyuan Chang. Williams was on her game at Fashion Week, »

Culture | 4:16 pm | April 4, 2012 | By Danny Serna

Missed Allison Williams ’10 on Letterman? Watch here

Allison Williams '10 on Letterman.

Allison Williams ’10, a star of the much-talked-about HBO series “Girls,” appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman Tuesday night. Letterman spends most of the interview asking Williams about her famous dad, NBC anchor Brian Williams, and only briefly mentions her “tremendous” performance in the new series. We can assume that was frustrating, but »

University | 1:54 pm | March 31, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

David Blight goes on TV, is famous

This panel was on C-SPAN.

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 »

City | 5:27 pm | March 28, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Jon Stewart makes fun of East Haven mayor

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven.

Remember that time the mayor of East Haven said he would support Latinos by eating tacos? Jon Stewart remembers, too. On last night’s episode of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart discussed how Rick Santorum said Mitt Romney was “the worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama.” Stewart one-upped Santorum, showing »

University | 9:31 am | February 10, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

O’Reilly Factor takes critical look at Sex Week

The O'Reilly Factor reports on Sex Week.

Fox News offered a fair and balanced report on Sex Week 2012 in a Thursday segment on the O’Reilly Factor. Jesse Watters, a producer for Bill O’Reilly’s show, spun a few interviews of Yalies into an insightful look at Sex Week. His short segment features students — representing a broad cross section of the campus »