A place of one’s own at Yale

Alumni told us about the spots on campus that mean the most to them—and why.
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Light & Verity

Renewed debate over renaming Calhoun
After Charleston, some say Yale shouldn’t honor a white supremacist.
More funds, renovations for cultural centers Milgram’s close-up View all Light & Verity

Scene on Campus

The many moods of Sage Boy.
No pinstripes tonight The college cook-off View all Scene on Campus


Childbirth costs: high, higher, highest
A Yale study shows wide disparities in the cost of hospital deliveries.
How medical is medical marijuana? What your mind smells View all Findings

Last Look

Yale’s longest-serving polo pony can be found in Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
Prepared for the worst Inside Skull and Bones View all Last Look


Linda Peterson, 1948–2015
A scholar of women writers, and an enthusiastic administrator.
William Zinsser, 1922–2015 Peter Gay, 1923–2015 View all Milestones

Arts & Culture

Double duty
You can quote them: portmanteau coinages from brunch to blog.
Shining new light—literally Reviews: September/October 2015 View all Arts & Culture

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Help wanted
The president talks about seven deanships, being filled in a span of two years.
A student center for all students Computer science gets an upgrade View all Q&A: Peter Salovey

Sporting Life

Harry How/Getty
In search of gold, Yalies head north
Medals at the Pan-American Games in swimming and rowing.
A big year for men’s heavyweight crew Winter sports highlights: 2014–15 View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

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Mastering the language
When a time-honored title makes people uncomfortable.
My non-resignation letter Reform of the senior societies View all From the Editor

New Haven

Mark Zurolo ’01MFA
The sound of music
Connecting young musicians, at Yale and in the public schools.
Helping New Haven work Stitching a downtown back together View all New Haven

Old Yale

The first Yale man dead in World War I
Arthur Bertram Randolph ’06 died before America entered the war.
The “skyscraper club” turns 100 Iphigenia at the Yale Bowl View all Old Yale

Where They Are Now

Julie Brown
Life and money management
Money manager Scott Bessent ’84 on failure, choosing a major, and how finance is like journalism.
Changing the world, one toilet at a time History for everyone View all Where They Are Now

Scene on Campus

Christopher Capozziello
Binding books from scratch in the Silliman basement.
Above it all No hurry View all Scene on Campus

Light & Verity

The Ivy trophy case
Tallying up Ivy championships—in all sports—over the last ten years.
Climb every mountain Art al fresco View all Light & Verity

Web Extra

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The green fields of the mind
List: 41 secret societies at Yale On retiring as the president’s wife View all Web Extra