David McCullough
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
City in the school

Despite what the skyline and popular knowledge may suggest, Yale is not the only school in New Haven.

Their Song

Two years ago, while packing for winter break, Dan Rubins ’16 had a small epiphany.

A Market for All Seasons

Across the railroad tracks, about one mile down Grand Avenue from Yale’s campus, stands a member of an endangered species — Ferraro’s Market. For over […]

For the Love of Food

It goes without saying that Yale dining halls are special places. From mahogany tables sprinkled with potted plants, to grandiose chandeliers, to the uniquely delicious […]

Joe and Peg, on wheels

For Joe and Peg Grate, it all began on Christmas in 1989. Joe, 59 years old at the time, sat at the bar of New Haven’s Knickerbocker Golf Club enjoying a few drinks with his friends during the club’s annual Christmas party. Just as the first abrupt beats of “Jam Tonight” by Freddie Jackson came on over the speakers, Joe felt a light tap on his shoulder. That was the first time he saw Peg. She was 50 and every bit the firecracker she is today.

Camp Kesem, a Gentle Reminder

It’s an old tradition: at the sound of the year’s final school bell, kids of all shapes and sizes burst through heavy double doors and sprint into freedom.

From the Field, Through the Years

Yale and Harvard first met on the gridiron in November of 1875 at Hamilton Park in New Haven. A ticket was 75 cents and 2,500 fans showed up. Harvard won. Since that afternoon, The Game has inspired fanfare and history, and Yale-Harvard has become the quintessential college rivalry.