Bryan Ventura
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
The Neo Collective uplifts Black artists in showcase ‘Re;memory: Framing the Imaginary’

On Feb. 19, the Neo Collective — a space for Black visual artists, musicians and writers to share their art — hosted its virtual showcase, […]

Neo Collective exhibit logo
Farago discusses global art criticism at this year’s YCBA Norma Lytton Lecture

On Feb. 10, New York Times Art Critic Jason Farago ’05 delivered this year’s annual Norma Lytton Lecture hosted by the Yale Center for British […]

Sterling Library’s annual ‘The Kings at Yale’ exhibit goes virtual due to pandemic

Every year, Sterling Memorial Library presents “The Kings at Yale,” an exhibition honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King on a banner in […]

Amid pandemic, residents keep expectations for Halloween low

As many have long expected, a Halloween in New Haven will look different in a year where the pandemic has put a stop to many […]

Saybrook College to display portrait of Yale College’s first Black student Edward Bouchet

Saybrook College’s dining hall — currently lined with portraits of former Heads of College, Deans and a selection of prominent white people — will feature […]

Neo arts collective centers Black voices

Earlier this month, the Neo Collective — Yale’s first Black arts collective — had its first welcome event for Yale students and New Haven community […]

Haven Hot Chicken lands in New Haven

On Saturday, Haven Hot Chicken opened its doors to New Haven residents for the first time. Haven Hot Chicken is a new restaurant dedicated to […]

Flowcharts, Friendship and Fitting In: LGBTQ+ First-Year Diaries

Ever since quarantine lifted, I’ve been getting home at around 2 a.m. almost every night. Even on weekdays, I take the long late-night walk from […]

Yale professor Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature

On Oct. 8, Louise Glück, Rosenkranz writer-in-residence at Yale and adjunct English professor, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Norwegian Nobel Committee described […]

Artspace celebrates City-Wide Open Studios virtually

On Oct. 1, Artspace New Haven — a non-profit organization for emerging contemporary artists — launched its 23rd annual City-Wide Open Studios festival. The festival […]

First years lead Yale’s You Can Too chapter

On Aug. 15, Janalie Cobb ’24 and Jennifer Okolo ’24 launched the Yale chapter of the You Can Too Program, a free mentorship initiative hosted […]