Novum Organum to be revived

Students at the School of Architecture are working to breathe life into a new organ for the school in the near future. But they’re dabbling in journalism, not biology. Novum Organum, a radical architecture magazine published in the late ’60s and early ’70s at the Yale School of Architecture was then “a new organ” for […]

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Davenport gets new bushes

The Davenport courtyard received 52 new holly bushes early this week – thanks to landscaping problems that may date back to the college’s renovation. The new bushes replaced ones that previously grew in the courtyard, which were removed because they were slowly dying in the over-irrigated soil. Alex Polino, the groundskeeper for Davenport, said the […]

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Modern Love seeks basement

Rising from the dead, appropriately on Halloween, Modern Love told its fans, “You can help us stay alive” Sunday night. Greg Rubin ’11, one of the organizers of the elusive dance party, sent a message to members of the event’s facebook group that stated ominously, “This may be the last message you receive from Modern […]

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Stewart rally pokes fun at media

Over 100 Yale students gave up Halloween weekend at Yale for an event with equally ridiculous costumes and pageantry. At the “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” in Washington, D.C., an event organized by Comedy Central personalities Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, attendees dressed as clowns, tea bags and “Mama Grizzlies.” The comedians said at […]

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Architecture School poster copied

Thanks to P. Diddy, the Yale School of Architecture now has some legitimate street cred. Sean Combs (aka Diddy) recently released a T-shirt design featuring calligraphy that strongly resembles a 2007 poster for a symposium at the Yale School of Architecture, titled “Seduction.” The only difference: the word “Seduction” has been changed to “Sean John.” […]

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Univ. puts aside for repairs

Yale’s two new residential colleges may not be built yet, but the University is already planning for the day when they will need renovating. Yale allocates part of its annual operating budget, which was $199 million in the 2008-’09 fiscal year, for the maintenance and renovation of campus buildings, and when the colleges are completed, […]

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Stern ARC ’65 gives the rich what they want, says Times

The New York Times Magazine finds Dean of the School of Architecture Robert A. M. Stern ARC ’65 “most intriguing.” In a profile published Sunday, the Times tours the Stern-designed building 15 Central Park West, the most successful high-end Manhattan residential development in recent history (202 apartments contracted for roughly $2 billion total) and tries […]

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Media Center breaks news

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Yale Corporation talks long-term

The Yale Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, came to New Haven over the weekend to discuss Yale’s long-term goals. Meetings addressed the University’s international and financial outlook, as well as pending changes to the international studies major and the School of Management, University President Richard Levin said. Levin said he sought Corporation members’ reactions […]

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At the School of Architecture, teaching via travel

For graduate students in the School of Architecture, the field trip has grown up. Most four- to eight-day trips for School of Architecture students, which ended early last week, brought students to foreign destinations such as India, Italy and Brazil; two stayed domestic, travelling to Los Angeles and Massachusetts. Each trip came after an extended […]

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Police catch second gunman, crack down on Crown Street violations

A Crown Street police blitz in response to last week’s gunfight led to arrests and citations over the weekend. Police arrested a second man Saturday in connection with the Sept. 19 gunfight, which left two people with non-life-threatening wounds. Eighteen-year-old Cornell Tucker is currently being held on a $1 million bond and will be charged […]

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