Akbar Ahmed
Staff Reporter
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Theater doubles up on McDonagh

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, the theater community has its sights on bringing a slice of the Green Isle to Yale, in […]

Whitney looks back on 30 years

On Tuesday, founding members and fellows of the Whitney Humanities Center gathered to take stock of the interdisciplinary institution’s history since its conception in February […]

Senior a cappella groups choose new juniors

Fourteen dreams came true Sunday evening as the Whiffenpoofs — the nation’s oldest collegiate a cappella group — let its newest members know they’re in. […]

A tempestuous new direction for Control Group

Attics, off-campus houses and Old Campus yurts have been past haunts of Control Group, Yale’s only undergraduate experimental theater company. But come Saturday, they will […]

Princeton gets its own version of Yale Lunch

A spinoff of YaleLunch, which is itself a spinoff of HarvardLunch, is headed to Princeton, according to the Daily Princetonian. “This is a wonderful opportunity […]

At Drama School, young program finds its footing

In early April, the projection design program at the Yale School of Drama will admit two students to the class of 2015, the third class […]

Drama applications continue 3-year high

With applications for fall 2012 admission to the Yale School of Drama received and counted, administrators said the school is continuing a three-year high in […]

Connecticut named worst place to retire

Though our pleasantly temperate January might have seemed perfect for retirees, the website “TopRetirements” is out with a list calling Connecticut the worst state in […]

Music School hires first career strategist

This past Saturday, the stage of Morse Recital Hall played host to a conversation instead of a symphony. Three experts in the field of music […]

New leadership for Office of Undergraduate Production

On Jan. 24, Kathryn Krier DRA ’07 was named the new head of the Office of Undergraduate Production, a position that was left vacant for […]

Americana meets regicide in “Macbeth”

Yalies accustomed to seeing Shakespeare’s Macbeth kilted, Celtic and far-removed from their daily lives may have to reconsider their image of the iconic killer. A […]