Am I the only Yalie with this problem? Other universities have plenty of startups, but it seems that Yale might be dragging behind. Stanford has Snapchat and Insta, Harvard has Facebook. What’s coming out of Yale’s entrepreneurial scene? In this week’s cover story, Lara Sokoloff, TC ’16, examines how the University and the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute are attempting to foster start-up culture in the Elm City, taking a look at several up-and-coming Yale organizations.
Elsewhere in the issue, Leland Whitehouse, SM ’14, explores the New Haven club scene in light of a growing police presence. In the Culture section, Alessandra Roubini, JE ’16, looks into the lack of spaces in which Yale’s alternative student bands can perform. And, in a very special, election-themed edition of the Opinion section, Gareth Imparato, SM ’15, and Fish Stark, JE ’17, explain why you should vote for Toni Harp and Justin Elicker, respectively.
Read it, love it, and then go get crazy (but not too crazy) for Halloweekend and the first week of November. (That can be something to celebrate, right?) I, for one, hope that by the time you’re reading this, I will have debuted my Beinecke Library costume—if I ever finish making it, that is.