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What is your favorite holiday tradition?

December 7, 2011 • 0
“Every year since 1911, at 5:30 on Christmas Eve, residents of my building have gathered, each with a candle, to sing carols on the front steps. No one, of course, is left from the earliest years of the caroling, but there are several residents who have been singing for over 60 years. It is best »
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Mark Schoofs

December 7, 2011 • 0
Mark Schoofs will teach English 467, Journalism, this spring. Win- ner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for international reporting, he has worked as an investigative reporter for the Wall Street Journal and a staff writer for The Village Voice. He currently serves as a senior editor at ProPublica, a non-profit online news organization devoted »
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Dining Hall Plates

November 10, 2011 • 2933
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Tailgate Traditions

November 8, 2011 • 1
What is your favorite tailgate tradition? “Getting to the game on time.” -Donald Kagan, Sterling Professor of Classics and History “We gather together prior to the game in a moment of silent prayer where we call on Hashem to help us crush and destroy Harvard.”-Steven Smith, Former Master of Branford College “My favorite tailgate tradition »
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Carl Zimmer ’87

November 8, 2011 • 0
Carl Zimmer ’87 is a lecturer at Yale College and teaches Scientific and Environmental Writing. In addition to having written ten books about science, Zimmer has written hundreds of articles on the frontiers of biology for National Geographic, Time, Scientific American, and Popular Science. Zimmer also writes an award-winning blog, the Loom, and is a »
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Q’s for Mark Oppenheimer ’96 GRD ’03

September 12, 2011 • 0
Mark Oppenheimer is the director of the Yale Journalism Initiative and a Lecturer in the English and Political Science departments. In addition to his biweekly religion column in The New York Times, Oppenheimer writes for The New York Times Magazine, Slate, Mother Jones, Tablet, The Forward, and his own blog, Bloggenheimer. He currently lives in »
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The Oil Fire and the Ruby

September 12, 2011 • 0
A ghostly dancer screams in agonized silence, for no one hears him. The multitude streams from street to street, sidewalk to sidewalk. When they do not roll in private boxes, they walk with blinders. Tokyo? Manhattan? They are as ants without a queen. Each one plays a solo role, forgetting Truth is an ensemble, neither »
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Professor Recs

September 11, 2011 • 0
What are your back-to-school rituals? Risa Sodi Now that I think about it, I have a couple of back-to-school rituals, including filing old papers (boring) and leading a teacher preparation workshop (exciting). An enjoyable ritual is adding a new cartoon to my bulletin board. This year’s cartoon comes from the YDN. Sodi is a Senior »
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Q’s for Zack O’Malley Greenburg ’07

April 13, 2011 • 0
Zack O’Malley Greenburg ’07 covers music and finance as a staff writer at Forbes, where he started as an intern in 2005. Along the way he’s profiled the likes of Akon, 50 Cent, and Afrika Bambaataa, as well as a host of non-famous mutual fund managers, CEOs, billionaires, and a convicted murderer (though nobody who »
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Qs for David Lauter ’79

February 28, 2011 • 0
David Lauter is the Assistant Managing Editor of the Los Angeles Times. He began his career at the LA Times in Washington, where he covered national politics. He moved to LA in 1995 and took on a series of editing roles. Under his guidance, the Times’ coverage of the California wildfires in 2003 received a »