Best Dressed Spring Breaker: Part 2 of 2

March 21, 2010
Frisbee in hand, Adrian Ryan ’11 came to Cross Campus Thursday afternoon prepared to play in the sun. For those of you who haven’t made it back to New Haven yet, the past two days have been absolutely beautiful — the daffodils are even in bloom! It would be an understatement to say that for »
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Best-dressed spring breaker: Part 1 of 2

March 10, 2010
Liz Palazzolo ’11 was just coming off work when I saw her in the street on Monday. Now a classics major, Liz was in Directed Studies with me during Freshman year. Whenever I’ve seen her going about her daily activities, which range from library sessions to designing costumes, I’ve noticed her to be a particularly »

Obama’s face, your art

November 14, 2008
The day after the election, Sam Messer instructed his drawing class to create portraits of President-elect Barack Obama. When the students finished, they posted their art on an empty wall in Green Hall. “It was totally spontaneous,” said Messer, who is currently Associate Dean of the School of Art. “I had my class the day »

Gaining insights at Grady Hospital

August 29, 2008
I knew before my time at Grady Hospital that I could learn a lot about someone from one personal item or one moment of that person’s life, but I never realized the emotional impact a Xerox of an insurance card in a dead man’s chart — which included the names of his family covered by »