Sterling restored

The heart of the university as you’ve never seen it before.

By Mark Alden Branch


Iconic. Almost by accident.

Nearly 50 years ago, a Yale graduate created an image that became part of America’s visual vocabulary.

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Free speech at Yale

The Freshman Address

By Peter Salovey


First days at Yale

Some brand-new students spoke freely with us about their pasts and futures.

By Cathy Shufro

From the Editor

How to tell Yalies about yourself

Our expanded website lets you share news online in a Yale-only forum.

Letters to the Editor

Yale’s divestment decision

Readers talk back about fossil fuel divestment, the Bowl, and much more.

Where They Are Now

A career in moonshine

An alum opens New York City’s first whiskey distillery since 1920.

By Gary Stern

Scene on Campus

No hurry

Very, very, very slow dancing.

New Haven

The Shubert at 100

A way-off-Broadway theater with a Broadway history.

By Christopher Arnott

Old Yale

A tale of two bulldogs

Handsome Dan wasn’t Yale’s first bulldog mascot. But he earned his place as its most famous.

By Judith Schiff

Sporting Life

Bulldog becomes Wildcat

A Yale grad finds a new place to play basketball: the Big Ten.

By Evan Frondorf

Last Look

Stephanie the Riveter

A new online database makes thousands of Depression-era photos searchable by place.

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Greenhouse gases and Yale

The president talks about Yale’s steps to combat climate change.

By Kathrin Lassila