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A day’s work

Planting marigolds. Painting murals. Swabbing floors. Every May, Yalies donate their sweat equity.

Light & Verity

Honorary degree for Bill Cosby is rescinded
Yale says it waited for him to be “afforded due process.”
Class solidarity Preaching to the royals View all Light & Verity

Scene on Campus

Home improvement
Benjamin Franklin College students perk up their new basement with some murals.
Brutal competition Better Living 101 View all Scene on Campus


A study suggests that op-ed columns can change minds.
Yes, you should get your flu shot When galaxies collide View all Findings

Last Look

Revisiting the Lipstick, 50 years later
A competition winner at the Beinecke.
Seeing the forest Transition View all Last Look


J. D. McClatchy, 1945–2018
An editor and poet with “the power to answer outcry with insight.”
Yale’s biggest fan A theater designer exits the scene View all Milestones

Arts & Culture

Manuscripts & Archives
Yale’s secret garden
Object lesson: In the 1920s and ’30s, landscape architect Beatrix Farrand made her mark on Yale.
Reviews: July/August 2018 Time travel View all Arts & Culture

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Pitching in
How Yale’s president spent the Day of Service.
Why a liberal arts education? The entrepreneurial bent View all Q&A: Peter Salovey

Sporting Life

Spring sports highlights: two national titles
Men's lacrosse and heavyweight crew are tops in the country.
Winter sports highlights: 2018 A football season to cheer View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

Courtesy Yale University
“Shoulder to the wheel”
Bruce Alexander ’65 has had a remarkably busy second career at Yale.
The year of women Gentle. But a dynamo. View all From the Editor

New Haven

New life at an old library
The Institute Library is once again a cultural hub.
Elm City rebellion New Haven Promise delivers on its promise View all New Haven

Old Yale

Starting strong
A history of Yale lacrosse, including a national title. Of sorts.
Deciding to stay A bygone campus View all Old Yale

Where They Are Now

He tried for the CIA. Comedy was more fun.
David Litt ’08 was the “token funny person” on Barack Obama’s speechwriting team.
From trucker to fitness guru Yes, coal country has a future View all Where They Are Now

Scene on Campus

A room of one’s own
A hidden library atop the Old Campus—for a lucky few.
A place for everything New kids on the block View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

A woman in the Whiffs
Sofía Campoamor ’19 will sing tenor with the storied a cappella group.
Grand slam for Yale pianists Poster boy View all Light & Verity

Web Extra

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The green fields of the mind
Baseball “breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart.”
Calhoun College: a timeline List: 41 secret societies at Yale View all Web Extra