Architects celebrate Palladio

“I love architecture, but I also love chocolate. Like Josephine Baker, ‘j’ai deux amours,’ with the difference that I don’t sing about Paris but about Palladio,” said Kurt Forster, the Vincent Scully visiting professor of architectural history. With these words, Forster began his keynote address on Friday evening during a two-day symposium on Andrea Palladio, […]

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W. SQUASH | Bulldogs fall to Harvard

Last night, the numbers did not tell the whole story. The women’s squash team traveled to Cambridge, Mass., on Wednesday to face the Crimson but ultimately fell 3-6. Players said the results did not fully portray the intensity of the Bulldogs’ performance against Harvard. “The girls fought really hard and matches could have gone either […]

Roman shares advertising insights

“Advertising has to do more than entertainment. It must sell,” Kenneth Roman explained. Roman, the former chairman and CEO of international advertising and communications firm Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, spoke to about 25 students at a Master’s Tea in the Trumbull College faculty lounge Thursday afternoon. Throughout the talk, Roman shared anecdotes about his book, […]

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Students talk biracial heritage

Before a gathering of students, members of the Black Student Alliance at Yale and Students of Mixed Heritage and Culture examined the implications of the biracial character of its 44th president, Barack Obama. The 15 students present for the discussion began by asking whether Obama adopted a black identity during the campaign, although even that […]

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