Leader of ACLU talks on agenda

An overflowing crowd of more than 60 students and community members crammed into the Swing Space common room Tuesday to hear Nadine Strossen, the president of the American Civil Liberties Union, discuss the ACLU’s agenda on issues ranging from gay marriage rights to Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction.” Strossen, also a professor at New York Law […]


Ramen to Riches

I am never going to eat Ramen Noodles again! Last year, when I read the “Congratulations!” in my Yale acceptance letter, that was the first thought that came to my head. At King Soopers in Denver, you can buy 10 packages of Ramen for a dollar. So with every paycheck from my movie theater job, […]


Panel of experts discuss the impact of war on Iraqi culture

Six professors and experts used their personal experiences in Iraq and their respective areas of expertise — archaeology, art history, human rights, law and education — as a lens through which to discuss aspects of today’s Iraqi culture at a panel Tuesday evening. The talk was the third in a series of University-sponsored “Iraq Beyond […]


Connecticut Sun shines in city despite finals loss

Over 17,000 people crowded into KeyArena in Seattle Tuesday night to witness the Seattle Storm upset the Connecticut Sun in Game 3 of the WNBA finals. There may not have been as many fans rooting for the Sun in New Haven, but the two-year old women’s team has managed to secure some loyal backers here […]

Event offers ‘Yale experience’ to Fellows

Grooving to salsa beats, grubbing Pad Thai and sipping wine, more than 100 students and faculty mingled with this year’s class of Yale World Fellows at Betts House Thursday night. The event introduced the 2004 class of World Fellows, a group of 17 distinguished international leaders who have come to study at the University for […]


Wright plays to crowd at tea

Renowned playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner Doug Wright ’85 spoke about the highs and lows of playwriting to a room full of aspiring playwrights, screenwriters and theater lovers at a Berkeley College Master’s Tea on Wednesday. “If you are going to sacrifice health insurance and a decent wage, then you damn well better write something […]