Maddow discusses her show, stress and journalism

Despite thinking that she “won the job lottery,” MSNBC host Rachel Maddow thinks her job is extremely stressful. At the Yale Law School Monday Maddow explained that producing a television show daily is akin to “merging onto the freeway in the dark, in the rain, with no headlights, and no windshield wipers after you just […]


WEEKEND | Put-together music for Valentine’s

I feel like I’ve gotten to a point in my life where literally nothing makes sense. I don’t speak in seminar because I have no opinions. I can hardly get dressed in the morning because my closet is too confusing. I have recurring nightmares about absurdist literature and pickles. To put it simply, I am […]


Juniors get tapped, then get crunk

“You’re bad in bed anyway!” screamed a would-be bride as she ran out of Commons in her wedding dress Thursday. While her escort — a policewoman clad in a skin-tight cat suit — followed close behind, the groom stood there laughing beside a reverend donning silk pajamas. As this couple’s public wedding spat played out […]


Unraveling the DNA behind the mask

After 3,400 years, one of history’s oldest cold cases has finally been solved. In addition to finding evidence that the legendary Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun (better known as King Tut) died of malaria and suffered from a club foot, DNA analysis unveiled last week has identified a previously anonymous excavated mummy, KV55, as Tutankhamun’s father: Akhenaten, […]


City may see red-light cameras

Although city officials are pushing for red-light cameras, New Haven drivers may not see them just yet. At a press conference Friday, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr., New Haven Police Chief James Lewis, state officials and members of the Connecticut Livable Streets Campaign said they hope the state legislature will approve the installation of […]


Skloot discusses HeLa cells at Tea

HeLa cells — the focus of journalist Rebecca Skloot’s new book “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” — are a strain of cells that aid science research from high school biology classes to Kline Biology Tower and that are continuously multiplying. Their sale is a multimillion-dollar industry, and they are vital to the medical industry, […]