‘Queen’ reveals royal reality

November 3, 2006
The words “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown” appear on the screen as soon as the lights go off. Usually, a motto borrowed from the Bard screams, “intellectually stimulating” but ends up setting the stage for another pretentious drama, stifled by its own self-consciousness. Stephen Frears’ “The Queen,” however, manages to live up »

YAGS v. Fire Marshal: Come on baby light my fire

October 27, 2006
It is a well-known fact that most Yalies are hot. The Yale Anti-Gravity Society’s Halloween Fire Show makes it clear, though, that some of us are simply on fire. This year, no one will be able to find out if Yalies really are sexier while twirling blazing diabolos. The Fire Show, a Halloween tradition that »

Oh, you made me (Secret) Ink!

September 22, 2006
When a current Yale graduate student, a biology professor, a clinical psychologist, a Yale School of Music alumnus and a talented “townie” come together to make music, all conceptions of the typical band fly out the window. Scientist music has never sounded so good. The Secret Ink, who identify themselves as an “ethereal pop band »