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A Nobel story

February 17, 2012 • 0
Up four steps, left through the rotunda, up two floors and finally left through a solid oak door is a windowless room at 333 Cedar St. brimming with the buzz of machinery. A shiny, thick black plastic curtain drapes across a dark alcove. Inside, sits a contraption Amanda Foust GRD ’12 has built to study »
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Yale alums design careers

February 18, 2011 • 0
Passion for fashion? Getting a degree from Yale and working in the fashion industry is anything but a cliché. Certainly, our liberal art focused institution makes no “It-bag” entrance in terms of preparation for sartorial pursuits. But three alumni currently in the industry have found ways to, in the words of Project Runway’s Tim Gunn, »
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Beyond the bleachers: a rookie’s guide to the game

November 18, 2010 • 0
Don’t like football? We know. The Game is so much more than football — it’s Yale, it’s pride, it’s letting loose after three long months of bench-pressing textbooks and being tackled by midterms. But if mid-game your voice gets hoarse from cheering and you can’t bear to sit on those stone steps any longer, here »
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A fanciful trip into Yale’s leisure past

October 22, 2010 • 0
You enter into Sterling Memorial Library — a cathedral of learning, an architectural marvel, but you take no notice. Familiarity has blinded you to its beauty. You take an immediate sharp right turn into the “Green” Reading Room. You scout out an empty alcove. Perfect: the first one is empty. No one else is in »
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THITH: Not too cool for school

October 1, 2010 • 0
“I enjoy indie in general but this is too hip for me. I’m not cool enough to enjoy this.” — Lennyd44, Youtube user @ The Hundred in the Hands Ok, fair enough, Lennyd44. The Hundred in the Hands is undeniably cool. But far from being pretentious, the Brooklyn-based pair will have anyone’s heads-a-noddin’, shoulders-a-twistin’, feet-a-prancin’ »
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Dispatches from shopping period: “I’d rather cut off each of my fingers”

September 2, 2010 • 0
A highlight from the Yale course evaluations: Response 4 No! Don’t take this course! It’s not worth the misery and boredom you’ll face if you choose this section over the many other sections that are available to you! I would rather cut off each of my fingers with a butter knife than recommend this class. »
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Dispatches from shopping period: Orgo

September 2, 2010 • 0
CHEM 220 Organic Chemistry MWF 9.25-10.15 SCL 110 A couple gems from Prof. Frederick Ziegler during his Wednesday morning lecture: “I don’t want you guys to be on Twitter and tweeting during class. Why is the verb for ‘to twitter,’ ‘tweet’? Is it because they don’t want to say ‘twit’?” “You go into Stop and »
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Gaga vs. Gaga: A Gchat Conversation

March 26, 2010 • 0
Jordi and Grace battle out Gaga vs Gaga. A gchat convo. 7:22 PM Grace: yo jordi. get on gchat! 7:25 PM Jordi: let’s make a sandwich Grace: sandwich? i just ate dinner ha Jordi: it’s a reference getting meta here Grace: meta megatron jordi, let’s talk gaga. So “Telephone,” what’s up with it?? 7:30PM Jordi: »
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Haircuts: A Comprehensive Guide

Let scene tell you, most Yalies prefer to get their hair cut from the same person at HOME who’s been doing it forever, that magic man or woman who knows exactly how to work your layers or how to not make your ears stick out. But sometimes you need a cut FORTHWITH. Maybe you’re ready »
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HUFFINGTON SPEAKS: Patuwo and Kuperberg Interview the Blog World’s Queen

March 4, 2010 • 0
Arianna Huffington, a pioneer in the new medium of online news, spoke to scene over the phone earlier this week about new media, college and sleep. Huffington is the co-founder of The Huffington Post, a popular news Web site. Correction: March 8, 2010 This article has been modified to reflect multiple transcription errors. The corrected »
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Omigosh, GoodCrush

February 26, 2010 • 0
From: GoodCrush Subject: GoodCrush: You’ve got a new message Date: February 14, 2010 2:34:26 AM EST You’ve received the following message from Crush Master in your GoodCrush inbox. Respond from your inbox. Someone has a crush on you! What? Who is it? Who. Could. It. Be?? How can I find out who crushed me? This »
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Lanman shoots for the stars

January 15, 2010 • 0
Sporting a pigment green plaid shirt and slightly ripped jeans, Max Lanman ’10 rounds the corner to head into the Silliman dining hall for our interview. Relaxed, yes, but also incredibly close to achieving his dream of reaching the stars. The stars of Tinseltown, that is. Last Sunday, Lanman, a Film Studies major, was revealed »