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Harvard, Lampooned

November 18, 2010 • 0
Although I understand it’s all in good fun and spirit, I can’t say I’ve never been disturbed by Yale’s outright hatred for that sub-human cespool of squalor that is Harvard. I just can’t help myself wondering how easily Harvard could be replaced in the minds of Yalies with someone or something that I hold close »
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HAMDEN IS UP FOR OPEN-MIC NIGHT

October 29, 2010 • 0
We set out Tuesday night to explore The Space, an unconventional venue for local musicians in the Hamden area. Not only did we observe the open-mic festivities that were open to anyone brave enough to sign up for the night’s show — we also participated. Having little idea of what we would find, we were »
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Bruce Blair ’81: Chaplain, Spiritual Guru, Meditation Master

October 15, 2010 • 0
Bruce Blair ’81 is Yale’s Buddhist Chaplain and director of Indigo Blue: A Center for Buddhist Life at Yale. After graduating from Yale, Blair studied with Korean Zen Master Seung Sahn of New Haven, who later introduced him to Maha Ghosananda, the Supreme Patriarch of Cambodia, and consequently His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Kind, soft »
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New YOUNG DECONSTRUCTING OLD YOUNG

October 1, 2010 • 0
“I’ve tried to leave my past behind, but it’s catching up with me,” sings Neil Young on “Hitchhiker” off his new album Le Noise. In the song, partially written in 1975, the prophetic Young tells of tumultuous tours in the 1970s where paranoia and heavy drug use fueled his creative fire. Oddly enough, it seems »
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East Rock West Rock: New Haven’s MEGA Music Festival?

September 17, 2010 • 0
You might not have noticed, but the eve of New England’s biggest musical festival is upon us. In its second year, the East Rock West Rock music week is seeking to attract artists of all sizes and genres and to celebrate New Haven’s rich musical history, diverse musical venues and wide variety of homegrown talent. »
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THANK GOD FOR DIE ANTWOORD

February 19, 2010 • 1670
Where did Die Antwoord come from? The future perhaps, rising from the ashes of a music apocalypse with bravado that could only come from knowing you were the last act standing. How likely is this theory? It’s still unclear, but a more plausible explanation is that they have always existed. As lead MC and visionary »