Time to Evaluate

“Our current system is an embarrassment and must be improved.” These were the words of Charles Bailyn, the then-chairman of Yale College’s Teaching and Learning Committee, as they were written in a November 2002 Yale Daily News column. The embarrassing “system” to which Bailyn referred was Yale College’s student course evaluation program, and the News […]


New Yorker publishes short story by Keegan ’12

More than four months after her death, Marina Keegan’s ’12 prose continues to live on. On Friday, the New Yorker published “Cold Pastoral,” a short story by Keegan, the prolific Yale writer who died in a car crash near Dennis, Mass. over the summer. In the first paragraph of “Cold Pastoral,” the reader hears from […]


Wenzel photo contest returns for a second year

We all know what you’d do for a $7 Wenzel: You’d stagger three blocks in a half-drunken stupor — braving traffic and peer judgment — from Toad’s to Alpha Delta Pizza. But what would you do for just one free Wenzel? What would you do for an entire school year’s worth of free Wenzels? For […]