Jennifer Gersten
The View from Here

At the top of Brazil’s Mount Corcovado, Christ the Redeemer overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro. Emerging from the cable car, our tour group […]

Spaulding ’13 wins $1,000 on ‘Millionaire’

Sam Spaulding ’13 — the computer science major and trivia enthusiast who won $50,000 from “Jeopardy!” in 2010 — took away $1,000 on Tuesday’s episode […]

Forum: Inauguration

From President Obama’s second inaugural address to Beyoncé’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” yesterday’s inauguration ceremony was filled with moments both historical and .GIF-worthy. In […]

Stressful memories malleable

Memories of stressful events can seem indelible. Recollections of discomfort, behavior and surroundings are recorded with piercingly sharp detail, causing many a sleepless night.

Forum: Shopping Period

With shopping period upon us, students are scrambling to assemble that perfect schedule of seminars, lectures and sections. In this edition of the News’ Forum, […]

Times reporter moonlights as Whiffenpoof

Henry Alford, New York Times reporter – and now, honorary Whiffenpoof? In an article published in The New York Times on Jan. 13, Alford writes […]

Murphy, infant son take oath of office

Connecticut Democrat Chris Murphy may not be the youngest current member of the United States Senate after all. On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden chuckled […]

Bird family tree compiled

For the first time, all 9,993 living bird species can roost on one family tree. In a five-year study titled “The global diversity of birds […]

Yale Opera presents Fall Scenes

This weekend, students will be able to sample 10 different opera scenes in just one night. On Friday and Saturday evening, the School of Music’s […]

In mice, a treatment for lung cancer

For mice, the Goliath of lung cancer has a vanquisher in the form of a tiny David. In a study published in the November issue […]

State post offices face hour reductions

Connecticut residents may not need to worry about rain, snow, sleet or hail disrupting their mail service, but budget cuts could soon affect their post […]