Italian film festival to widen horizons

Usually, names like Visconti, Pasolini and Fellini are the only ones that come to mind in discussions about Italian filmmaking. But this weekend, Yale hopes to change this limited perception of Italian cinema by hosting screenings reflective of the new millennium. As part of the “Italian Cinema for the New Millennium: Cinema as Witness” festival, […]


‘Mockingbird’ comes to city

It is time for New Haven residents to discover — or perhaps rediscover — Scout, Atticus and their mysterious neighbor Boo Radley. City residents will be encouraged to read Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” as part of the “Big Read” — a national program that kicks off in New Haven today. Organizers hope city […]


Panel discusses science of Yale food

Between Sunday brunches in the dining halls and late-night Gourmet Heaven runs, food is almost always on Yalies’ minds. “Food at Yale,” a panel discussion in Linsly-Chittenden Hall on Wednesday evening, covered topics ranging from food’s origins in the soil to the salad that ends up in Commons. Representatives of Dining Services, the Yale Sustainable […]


Koh testifies about human rights

Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh testified Thursday before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs regarding the practices and the promotion of human rights in U.S. foreign policy. In his testimony, which focused on the 2006 State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, Koh discussed the reasons behind what the reports called a “global […]


Men’s tennis dismantles Stony Brook

Fresh from a spring break training trip to San Diego, the men’s tennis team had a chance to test their practiced moves on home territory. Despite an unexpected change of venue and the absence of any upperclassmen from the Elis’ lineup, the Bulldogs (5-7) defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves (4-6), 6-1, on Wednesday afternoon at […]

Climate is now major concern

Al Gore can pat himself on the back: A new poll conducted by the Yale Center of Environmental Law and Policy reveals that more Americans than ever now acknowledge global warming as a major concern. The study suggests that 83 percent of Americans view global warming as a “serious” problem, a 13 percent increase since […]


Murphy decries ‘destructive politics’

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Rep. Chris Murphy argued for a move to campaigns based on constructive policy discussions rather than attack ads at a panel with Yale students Friday. In a seminar room in Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Murphy talked about campaign strategies and foreign policy issues with about […]