Akbar Ahmed
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Sorority bids bring joy to Commons

Starting Monday, a whole bunch of Yale women just gained a whole lot of sisterhood. After an intense weekend rush period, Yale’s three sororities issued […]

For Connecticut, predicted surplus turns into deficit

Connecticut is currently looking at a budget deficit of $144.5 million, a far cry from the $100 million surplus it predicted two months ago, the […]

Influential theater professor passes away

Earle Gister, an influential Yale theater professor who pioneered a new method for training actors, passed away in his sleep Sunday at his New Haven […]

Iconic acting professor dies

Earle Gister, a professor who taught at the School of Drama for 20 years, died in his sleep Jan. 22 at his home in New […]

Exhibit traces the Bard at Yale Rep

Yale founded its Repertory Theatre in 1966, exactly 350 years after William Shakespeare’s death. As a new exhibit shows, the relatively young Rep has embraced […]

Drama School names new head of playwriting

Jeanie O’Hare, the in-house dramaturg of the Royal Shakespeare Company in London, will be the new chair of the School of Drama’s playwriting department, the […]

Late-night fire alarm rocks Davenport

Students in Davenport College were awoken minutes before 3 a.m. by the less-than-dulcet announcement that a fire emergency had been declared in the building. Davenporters […]

King inspires activism through art

After coming across the stories of children affected by war in Somalia and the Congo online, Alisa May FES ’12 said she hoped to bring […]

‘1701’ aims to up bands’ campus visibility

For some Yalies, a cappella jams, the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s Halloween show and folk trio Plume Giant may seem to comprise the undergraduate music scene […]

Waterfowl conservation posters appear on campus

If you’ve been wading through campus the last few days, you have probably seen one of the posters pictured above. Maybe you thought it meant […]

Other new websites compile various services

Every day, in every way, Yalies are supposed to strive for the best. During shopping period that translates into a nasty twice-yearly sale, where nothing […]