Rohan Naik
Staff Reporter
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Rushing out of the closet

In the past few years, issues surrounding sexual misconduct have brought national attention to fraternities at Yale. Some members of the LGBTQ community say treatment of queer students should also be in the limelight. For many, the single-gender nature of Greek-life institutions indicates that queerness does not have a place in the community. They see Greek life as enforcing already rigid gender norms.

Can Yale jazz up campus?

“Why don’t you have a jazz program like Princeton’s?” a parent of a prospective student emailed Michael Hoot ’17.

Yale Rep season opener revisits controversial play

For its first show of the 2015–16 season, the Yale Repertory Theatre will present a clash of religion and modernity as it stages the world premiere of “Indecent.”

What’s the (Political) Weather with Bill Ayers

Bill Ayers was once known for setting off bombs during his time with the revolutionary communist group, the Weather Underground, in protest against the U.S. government. Since then he’s become an established academic in the field of education theory. The divisive public figure visited campus on Monday to debate market-based school reform with the YPU, and sat down with WKND to talk politics and activism in America.

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The Lies that Bind

Leaping on to the stage, Ariel and her lover Leon begin the play in what they believe is the privacy of an empty home. Soon after, they discover Leon’s mother and her lover as well as Leon’s father and his lover. Don’t worry, it’s an open relationship.

Cabaret season highlights diversity, interdisciplinarity

With the start of its 48th season next week, the Yale Cabaret will aim to reach a wider audience than in past years, both in terms of audience and performers.

Blocker, longtime music school dean, reappointed to fifth term

In an email to the Yale community Wednesday morning, University President Peter Salovey announced that Robert Blocker will continue in his fifth term as Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of the School of Music.

New film, scripted by Yale professor, depicts David Foster Wallace’s hardships

In his new film, screenwriter Donald Margulies explores the psychological struggles that artists must face in telling the tale of a 20th-century literary icon.

Former YCBA head discusses center’s design, construction

As the Yale Center for British Art remains under renovation, a Tuesday meeting between two renowned Yale faculty members gave new insight into the building’s initial construction.

YCBA student guides prepare to acquire new artwork

Due to a new program at the Yale Center for British Art, undergraduates can now influence the museum’s art acquisition process.

Exhibition honors late School of Art professor

A new undergraduate art exhibition commemorating the late School of Art professor Robert Reed ’60 ART ’62 seeks to challenge the viewer’s conception of space using a room filled with string.