Rebecca Dana
From the streets to Yale: A senior’s story

Before settling on purple paper and her name in bold, Valerie Klokow ’02 wanted the poster for her talk to have a little rhetoric and […]

Pricey textbooks frustrate students

Outside Yale Station there once was a green and white bumper sticker that read, “if you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” Given the cost […]

Blue books gather dust in HGS

On the second floor of the Hall of Graduate Studies lies an academic graveyard. It holds more than three years of unrecovered seminar papers, more […]

Reinventing the toilet: A Yale dropout gets creative

According to its holder, U.S. patent number 6,256,800 is going to revolutionize Western civilization. Made of “powder coated” tubular steel, it sells for $85 plus […]

Af-Am Studies emerges from controversy

The Ivy League’s oldest undergraduate degree-granting program of its discipline, Yale’s African American Studies department is starting its fourth semester this spring. Begun amid high […]

Low turnout for class on Islam

Last year, Professor Abbas Amanat taught a survey course of Middle Eastern history with 120 enrolled students. Yesterday, at a class he designed after Sept. […]

Make it a patriotic night: Blockbuster and war movies

Blockbuster Video wants you to make it a historically-vindicating, land-of-the-free-and-home-of-the-brave loving, Josh Hartnet-heartthrobbing, Harrison Ford-style night. So the store has alphabetized a list of suggested […]

Israelis at Yale feel helpless in face of terror

For his year off before college, Avi Perry ’05 was half-Israeli ascetic, half-America cowboy. The first six months of the year he spent at a […]

Little Tweed beefs up security

Work for the military police at Tweed-New Haven Airport was light, despite the Thanksgiving rush. At this sleepy New Haven airport, where petitions to open […]

Yalies vie for candy-eating title

The rules for the first annual Yale Angler’s Journal Swedish fish eating contest were mostly practical: One: 25 fish per person per round, must be […]

Lang holds court in offbeat Tea

The laughter was syncopated along with the music. Serge Lang calls it a natural rhythm: 100 in a room for 30 hesitating, chuckling and then […]