Veena McCoole
Staff Reporter
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ROTC at Yale

The ROTC’s decades-long absence from Yale and its recent return gave current members a chance to embrace a new beginning.

Devyani Aggarwal
In Golden Globes speech, Meryl Streep DRA ’75 delivers harsh critique of Trump

At the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep DRA ’75 used her moment in the spotlight to deliver a politicized speech rebuking President-elect Donald Trump.

One Yale, Under Armour

While Yale athletes have historically always worn recognizable varsity uniforms, many athletes interviewed said the recent Under Armour deal has formalized and regulated the practice of wearing team gear.

Refinery29 co-founder talks entrepreneurship

Barberich spoke about building her 225 million subscriber-strong business and raising $45 million in the latest round of funding in August.

Carrie Mae Weems returns for lecture

After her acclaimed performance “Grace Notes: Reflections for Now” at the Yale Repertory Theatre in September, multimedia artist Carrie Mae Weems returned to deliver a lecture — “Past Tense” — at the Yale University Art Gallery yesterday evening.

Women’s issues progress at architecture school

Despite students voicing grievances about a lack of female representation at the Yale School of Architecture, only one woman is enrolled in a seminar about female architects this semester.

Drama alums create political web series

A group of Yale School of Drama alumni created a six-episode web series in an effort to promote conversation about American politics and participate in media dialogue about Tuesday’s election.

Yale College Republicans split over Trump

Over the summer, the Yale College Republicans split into two distinct organizations after the group disagreed over whether to endorse Trump. The resulting schism, current and former members of the YCR said, is unlikely to be healed.

Amazing grace

Her presence is unassuming, save for her trademark red tresses, unmistakably auburn even in the blue light of the projector screen. Dressed minimally in an all-black ensemble and loafers, she moves comfortably across a room filled with keen admirers of her life and legacy.

Amidst changes, Halloween Show flourishes

The Grand Salovey Hotel” — written by Connor Szostak ’17 and directed by Morgan Jackson ’18 — was an hourlong film parody of Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel.” Szostak described the screenplay as filled with fun characters, myriad locations and physical comedy, describing the film as following a “classical comedic format” that was both fun and accessible while also allowing room for musical flexibility.

Yale startup on track to $1m seed round

A Yale startup has raised 75 percent of its $1 million target in the seed round of funding which began in February. Founded by Ellen […]