BLOOD: Bypassing mother nature and Harvard

February 25, 2011 • 0
The morning of Feb. 2 was among the most stressful of Lisa Tran’s ’12 life. The winter blitz that struck campus earlier had wreaked havoc on shuttle routes. It had caused many professors to cancel classes; it had left students slipping and sliding across icy walkways. But the bigger problem for Tran was that the »

WEEKEND | Restaurant Week: Pacifico

November 12, 2010 • 1
Pacifico does look like an ocean. That’s what struck me first as I took in the bright blues, golden yellows and cherry reds artfully coloring the walls of the restaurant. An ocean, or an aquarium, or a coral reef — definitely something submarine, tropical and inviting, though it’s hard to pinpoint exactly what. It was »

Duffy conducts with his whole brain

October 15, 2010 • 0
Right side set? Left side set? OK let’s go. Clad from head to toe in white and black — in fact, divided directly down the middle between the two — Thomas Duffy, Yale director of bands and professor in the School of Music, will take the stage Saturday to conduct the Yale Symphony Orchestra in »

Notable Quotables: 12.17.09

December 17, 2009 • 0
As final exams wear on, scenesters submit favorite quotes from their current studying endeavors. “Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road…” — James Joyce, “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” “I can’t write anything sensible today, as I am »

Command, God’s gift to dorm room dwellers

December 3, 2009 • 0
When I first walked into my Welch room way back in September, there really wasn’t much there. A desk, a bed, some other furniture, and — thankfully — quite a lot of empty space. But there were also these fabulous little packages lying on each desk. What were they? Command Removable Mounting Strips. Three months »