Jane Park
Contributing Reporter
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Romance still exists, Sarah Kang ’14 declares in her music 

In an interview with the News, Kang spoke on what has changed and what hasn’t in terms of her artistry, interactions with fans and views on love.

PROFILE: Haejin Park explores childhood memories and womanhood through watercolor

Having worked as an editorial illustrator for publications such as the New York Times and VICE News, Park is a current MFA student at the Yale School of Art who creates vivid dreamscapes through her watercolor paintings.

What DeSantis missed: students and faculty reflect on Ron DeSantis’ exit from the presidential race

The News spoke with students and professors across the political spectrum about their reactions to DeSantis’ departure, as well as their predictions for the rest of the 2024 presidential election.

Ron DeSantis claims that ‘unadulterated leftism’ marked his time at Yale. But did it?

Several classmates, professors and friends of Ron DeSantis ’01 cast doubt on the Republican presidential candidate and Florida governor’s description of the University’s political climate during his undergraduate years.

Yale-Harvard arts and performance groups collaborate for The Game

In celebration of the annual Yale-Harvard football game, Yale arts groups such as Yale Glee Club, Rhythmic Blue, Fifth Humor and Purple Crayon will perform jointly with their Harvard counterpart groups.

‘Minari’ Director Lee Isaac Chung ’01 talks growing up, filmmaking

Chung spoke to the Yale community about growing up in Arkansas, his unconventional filmmaking journey and the desire to create timeless films.

Dance group boosts fundraiser for ‘Palestinian anarchist fighters’ during weekend shows

During at least two performances, Ballet Folklórico displayed a QR code linking to an Instagram post with a Venmo handle, since deactivated, to support self-described “Palestinian anarchist fighters.” On Monday, the co-presidents said they were solely responsible for displaying the QR code, apologized to members and called it a “grave error” in an email to the group.

Remembering Yale Repertory Theatre founder Robert Brustein

Brustein was a prominent theater-maker and theater critic, writing for The New Republic and The Huffington Post, as well as publishing 16 books on theater and society.

Salovey and the arts

Throughout Salovey’s 11-year tenure, Yale welcomed new arts faculty, including School of Music Dean José García-León, and created new projects like LUX, a new cross-collection search tool.

Carter King ’24, costume designer

In his four years, Carter King ’24 has worked on 13 Yale productions and is currently designing costumes for the December 2023 production of the Shakespearian-inspired opera, “The Fairy Queen.”

King designed costumes for “Homeward,” a senior thesis film written and directed by Annelise Ayuravann Ratner about the tensions and anxieties that exist in a Cambodian American family. The production crew envisioned “Isa,” the main character, as a bird and directly incorporated this imagery into her pajamas.
Best friends and artistic collaborators: Lauren Marut ’25 and Soleil Singh ’24 on their theater journey

The News spoke to the Yale Artists Cabaret co-founders about their and upcoming show, “10:59.”