Veena McCoole
Staff Reporter
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Festival puts young playwrights center stage

Students, faculty and members of the New Haven community gathered for the annual Playwrights Festival last weekend, which featured readings and discussions of five original scripts by student playwrights.

Dada ball launches YUAG exhibit

Modern art enthusiasts donned avant-garde attire to enjoy a celebration of Dadaism at the Yale University Art Gallery’s “Dada Ball.”

YUAG celebrates Dada centennial

This year, Dada will celebrate its 100th birthday with an exhibition at the Yale University Art Gallery.

HONY photographer talk draws over 1,000

Internationally renowned photographer Brandon Stanton spoke to a crowd of more than 1,000 in Battell Chapel Wednesday afternoon about his biographical photography career documenting the lives of New Yorkers — a project known as “Humans of New York” to his 16 million social media followers. Stanton’s passion for storytelling has led to international photography tours, major crowdfunding efforts and political activism.

Thesis show highlights painting and printmaking

An exhibition in the School of Art’s Green Hall gallery features visual interpretations of a number of social and psychological issues.

Activist highlights importance of “slow food”

Alice Waters spoke at the Yale University Art Gallery Tuesday afternoon about the universal value of preserving “slow food” approaches in a world governed by fast-food principles.

School of Drama puts feminist spin on iconic tragedy

This week at the Iseman Theater, the Yale School of Drama presents yet another iteration of Howard Barker’s “Women Beware Women,” a reimagining of Thomas Middleton’s original Jacobean tragedy.

SOM students craft green start-up

Benjamin Young SOM ’16 and Frederick Kukelhaus SOM ’16 combined family traditions of sustainability and carpentry in their new business venture “Hugo and Hoby,” an online retailer of regionally handcrafted furniture.

Proposed tuition hike to aid UConn budget gap

The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees will vote on Dec. 16. to help bridge the university’s $40.2 million budget deficit with a four-year tuition hike.

F&ES conducts urban climate conference in Beijing

Just a little over a month after the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies helped host an urban climate challenge conference in Beijing, the […]

“Peerless” puts college admissions in the spotlight

Sometimes, the world of college admissions really can be a matter of life or death.