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Researcher talks access to digital information

On Tuesday morning in Sterling Memorial Library, a German researcher talked about a way in which technology can be used to access old materials created through now-obsolete digital mediums. Dirk von Suchodoletz, a principal researcher at the Institute for Computer Science at the University of Freiburg in Germany, gave a presentation titled “Making the Old […]


Artist talks time and painting

Artist Sam Messer ART ’82 began his talk at the School of Art on Tuesday afternoon by reading the definitions of the words “gaze,” “present,” “space” and “sensation.” In his artist’s talk entitled “On Time and Painting,” Messer, a Brooklyn-based painter as well as professor and associate dean at the School of Art, challenged his […]


An exclusive interview with Belle Bells

A fifth student said he merely replied “to be part of something glorious.”


Yale senior donates bone marrow, saves life

It is not every day that someone comes face-to-face with the person whose life they saved, but that’s exactly what happened when Philip Gosnell ’14 on Sunday at Fenway Park. Next to baseball legend Carl Yastrzemski, Gosnell came face-to-face with his “blood brother,” who had been suffering from severe aplastic anemia before Gosnell donated his […]


Grace ’11 wins US 1-mile road championship

Yale alum and champion runner Kate Grace ’11 won the US Women’s 1-Mile Road Championships held earlier today with an impressive time of 4:43.02, according to a Tuesday release published by American Track & Field. The 1-Mile Road Championships is the fourth stop on the USA Running Circuit. The Circuit will end this fall with the U.S. […]


Jodie Foster ’85 for YCC President?

It looks like this year’s race for Yale College Council President may not be uncontested after all. Some Yalies have launched a mysterious Facebook page that has started soliciting students to “#VoteJodie” for YCC President. Yes, the Facebook is seeking votes for Jodie Foster ’85, the Academy Award-winning actress and Hollywood A-lister. In her alleged […]


Yale Dems endorse same-sex marriage

The Yale College Democrats have signed a nationwide same-sex marriage statement that proclaims “We Support Equality,” joining 50 College Democrats and Republicans chapters across the country. The leadership statement — started jointly by the University of Pennsylvania’s College Democrats and College Republicans chapters — affirms the belief that the right to marry should be given to […]


Scrutiny descends on new BDSM group at Harvard

Harvard students just got a little less sexually repressed. Harvard’s Committee on Student Life recently approved its first BDSM group — the Harvard College Munch — on campus. After meeting informally for about a year, the club has grown from a handful of people to roughly 30 members making up its quirky and kinky community. As […]


Cargill talks last chance

As the Harvard-Yale game approaches, the news talked to running back Mordecai Cargill ‘13 about his last match as a Bulldog player.

Comedy meets classical music

Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo— a classical music and comedy duo — performed their show “A Little Nightmare Music” to a full house at the School of Music’s Morse Recital Hall on Tuesday night.