Arts & Culture

Reviews: November/December 2015

Books about James Merrill, the Wright Brothers, and the origins of the “blood libel.”

Blog: Daily Snap


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Light & Verity

Class mobility

Tracking Yale’s commitment to socioeconomic diversity.


“It can’t just be the righteous few.”

Cornell Brooks ’90JD, the NAACP’s new leader, wants to build a movement.
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Light & Verity

Artificial turf for the Bowl?

Replacing the natural grass would have advantages, but some have raised health concerns.

Light & Verity

Yale tries an internal charge for carbon

If energy use comes at a cost, will it change behavior?

In the magazine

Scene on Campus

Going the distance
Yalies and a few thousand others hit the streets for the New Haven Road Race.
Fashionista No pinstripes tonight View all Scene on Campus

Old Yale

“A genius, but mad”
Delia Bacon was a pioneering Shakespeare skeptic—and an inspired interpreter of his plays.
The first Yale man dead in World War I The “skyscraper club” turns 100 View all Old Yale

Sporting Life

Yale running back makes mark in NFL
“The biggest difference,” says Tyler Varga ’15, “is the speed.”
In search of gold, Yalies head north A big year for men’s heavyweight crew View all Sporting Life



The expat grandparents
An ever-changing, multi-generational Chinese community has sprung up at the north end of campus.
Students help track Ebola in Liberia Yale musicians play—and listen—in Ghana View all International


Trans pioneer and eye surgeon
Rénee Richards ’55 made national headlines for becoming a woman—forty years before Caitlyn Jenner.
Crib notes to the AYA “That beautiful music of a new voice” View all Alumni

Student Life

More funds, renovations for cultural centers
After an external review, a new commitment to Asian, Latino, Black, and Native American centers.
$150 million gift for new student center Open secrets View all Student Life

Upcoming events

Advanced Style: Fashionistas of a Certain Age
December 09, 2015 at 6:00 pm
San Francisco, CA
The Yale Alumni Association of Boston 150th Anniversary Reception with Peter Salovey
January 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Boston, MA