Hedy Gutfreund
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
GUTFREUND: A swing and a miss

Swing Space got a bad rap. Last year, when people asked me where I lived, I became accustomed to responses of groans and pity frowns. […]

Sunday Night Live at SSS

The show featured Abigail Bessler ’17, Saturday Night Live writer Anna Drezen and Saturday Night Live cast member Aidy Bryant.

Crossings on Audubon

As I stepped into the Silk Road Art Gallery on Audubon Street, I crossed into a different world from my own reality and into another. […]


Jake Sullivan ’98 LAW ’03 is Hillary Clinton’s LAW ’73 top foreign policy advisor, a senior advisor to the U.S. government for the Iran nuclear negotiations and a visiting professor at Yale Law School. After graduating from Yale (and serving as editor-in-chief for the News), he attended Yale Law School and clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi ’53 LAW ’58 and Justice Stephen Breyer. In 2008, he advised for Hillary Clinton’s primary campaign before working for Barack Obama in the general election and ultimately advising in the Obama administrations. He left in 2014 to return to Yale Law School, and was married in New Haven in June 2015. Sullivan took a 20-minute pause from his extraordinarily busy day to chat with WKND.

Who wears the pa(i)nts?

But today’s efforts, combined with a long history of female art students and the appointment of the School of Art’s first woman dean, pose the question: Has the Yale School of Art been a place of gender parity, and is it now?

Through the Lens with Lynn Novick

Lynn Novick is a director and producer of documentaries. After graduating from Yale with a degree in American Studies, she got her start as an […]

Courtesy of Lynn Novick
YALE, In 1964 and today

Yale’s Good Example, circa 1964 “Who would want to attend Yale now?” This sentence sounds oddly familiar to me after reading a few too many […]

New Haven Pride returns and expands

After a two-year break, the New Haven Pride Center brought LGBTQ pride events back to the city in a lively four-day celebration.

In humans, worms and flies, shared genetics

A new Yale-led study may show that humans, worms and flies are, on a fundamental level, not so different.