My Yale – Chopping Period

Dodging gray-bladed machines that look as if they might be used for dental surgery, Mark Messier rushes toward the drill press. “Watch that bit!” he yells, stepping over orange electrical cords and several piles of wood chips. If Usama Qadri ‘10 isn’t careful, he could drill through the wood right into the metal below, ruining […]

Short Feature

Halpern stresses persistence in journalism career path

Freelance journalist Jake Halpern’s ’97 life is a story of persistence in the face of rejection. In a Morse College Master’s Tea on Thursday, the 28-year old Halpern admitted that his life has been no different from that of the typical writer — grueling and unpredictable. But now Halpern, who receives regular calls from the […]


Exhibition redefines suburban sprawl

Forget terms like “city,” “suburb” or “countryside.” Welcome to the age of “mall glut,” “snout houses” and “zoombergs.” Dolores Hayden, professor of architecture and American studies, has provided a guide to new terminology used to describe the changing American landscape with an inaugural exhibition at the Yale School of Architecture Gallery, now located in its […]


Exhibit personalizes workers

Elizabeth P. Williams insists that her middle initial be included whenever her name appears in print. There’s another custodial worker also named Elizabeth Williams, and she doesn’t want there to be any mix-ups. But most of the time there is no confusion at all, because around Pierson and Davenport colleges and in a new photography […]