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A grand birthday

On Nov. 21, 1914, the Yale Bowl opened its doors to a sea of blue and crimson—over 70,000 football fans clamored to see the annual Harvard-Yale Game and, more...

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Taking the temperature

Wednesday night, I met about 45 other girls in the Kappa Alpha Theta House before the weekly chapter meeting. We shuffled around the room, trying to get in some kind of...

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Community home reimagined

The front steps at 197 Dixwell Avenue lead up to a sign in crisp blue letters reading “Dixwell Community House, Inc.” that once greeted community members upon entrance. As New...

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Cooperative collapse

At the entrance to Elm City Market, located on the ground floor of 360 State Street just past the New Haven Green, a bright sign depicting peaches advertises: CO-OP. A...

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Melting pot boils over

It’s 7:03 p.m. on Monday, Sept.15. Anti-Islam activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s talk has already begun, and still masses of people stand in a line that snakes out of the...

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Shifting the center

As the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity readies for a move to Hartford, Austin Bryniarski, CC '16, revisits its legacy.

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Welcome to iNew Haven

On the third floor of the New Haven Hall of Re- cords, I sat down with City Controller Daryl Jones in his office to experience the future of city...

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From Yale, with love

“Yale: Affordable For Everyone” the postcard reads at the top. Below, in Yale’s signature typeface, the card explains just how economically feasible it is to attend the university. “STUDENTS...

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Off-campus exodus

When the Baker’s Dozen, one of Yale’s all-male a cappella groups, first scouted their new Crown Street house last January, the place was in shambles: completely gutted, newspapers from...

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One house at a time

The sixth floor of Rudolph Hall smells of Elmer’s glue. The atmosphere is at once playful and serious—last minute sketches are scribbled in the corners of notebooks, heads are...

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Safe transport

When it comes to organ transplants, the intestine has historically been off-limits. Unglamorous and, until recently, unsuccessful, intestinal transplants are complicated and difficult processes. The first successful transplant of...

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No safe haven

O n Fri., April 4, 16-year-old Torrence Gamble, Jr. attended the funeral of 17-year-old Taijhon Washington, who was shot and killed on Mon., March 24. One day after the...

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On tape

It’s 2003. University of California, Davis linguistics pro- fessor Flagg Miller receives perhaps the most important delivery of his life from the frontlines of Islamabad, Pakistan. The cargo, priceless...

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Looking out

When Kyle Bajtos, SY ’15, came out to his mother in high school, she told him she was worried about the “glass ceiling” that might impede his professional future...

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New Haven, 06520

Students run frantically around New Haven—from a research lab, the Yale Center for British Art, Union Station, the gym. One girl goes to Shake Shack. Another runs into Claire’s...

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Housing on a hill

I could hardly believe I was in the middle of one of New Haven’s largest low-income housing projects the first time I went to Quinnipiac Terrace. Conditioned to expect...

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17 million Hillhouse Ave.

What can Yale do with 17 million dollars? Pay a full-time professor for 94 years. Pay full tuition for 290 students. Complete 85 percent of the renovations on Sterling...

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Read my mind

Mindreading might call to mind a wide-eyed gypsy woman, her bangles clanging loudly together as she presses her fingertips ominously to her, or your, head. Or maybe it conjures...

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The new blue

In 1894, a riot broke out in New Haven, provoked by rumors that Yale medical students were digging up freshly buried bodies to use as cadavers. Yalies and New...

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Not your garden variety

When you think of kale and broccoli, you probably picture them in a raised garden bed rather than a boxing ring. But students Monica DiLeo, CC ’16, Adam Goff,...