Déjà vu

Yale’s newest residential colleges will be modeled on their forebears.
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Light & Verity

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An overhaul for the Hall of Graduate Studies
A parking lot will become student housing, and HGS will be reimagined
Adieu to the Anchor Donkeys, elephants, and bulldogs View all Light & Verity

Where They Are Now

History for everyone
Edward Ayers ’80PhD is making history popular, on campus and on the radio.
Designer, Type A A career in moonshine View all Where They Are Now


Nature, nurture, and nativity
How your genes behave may depend on your birth year.
Are those five stars real? Dodging the data View all Findings

Last Look

Celebrity harpsichord?
A valuable instrument, altered to hint at a connection to Voltaire.
Potemkin college Stephanie the Riveter View all Last Look


Obama’s poet, and Yale’s poet-professor
Elizabeth Alexander ’84 takes Yale’s first endowed poetry chair
An advocate for Yale women Wolfgang Leonhard, 1921–2014 View all Milestones

Arts & Culture

Garry Wills vs. the Catholic church
A towering public intellectual takes on the hierarchy.
Deathbed testament The birth of the hacker View all Arts & Culture

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Reducing debt (for students)
Explaining a $200 million fund-raising drive for financial aid.
Sexual misconduct and fairness Greenhouse gases and Yale View all Q&A: Peter Salovey

Sporting Life

Steve Musco
A night in the limelight
Yale wins the second Rivalry on Ice at Madison Square Garden.
Fall sports highlights: 2014 Bulldog becomes Wildcat View all Sporting Life

From the Editor

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Cellos and jokes
At 93, Aldo Parisot is Yale’s longest-serving—and perhaps most entertaining—faculty member.
When everything’s in a name How to tell Yalies about yourself View all From the Editor

New Haven

Stitching a downtown back together
The site of the late Coliseum will soon look very different.
The Shubert at 100 Teaching for the teachers View all New Haven

Old Yale

The invention of the Alumni Fund
The oldest annual giving program in America was launched in 1890.
Yale’s World War I flying ace The first Yale Club View all Old Yale

Scene on Campus

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

Where They Are Now

Action in the wake of tragedy
An alumna works to prevent suicide.
A gentleman’s guide to success Science for five million—and counting View all Where They Are Now

Light & Verity

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Fame catches up with Dick Jauron
A star running back from the ’70s makes the Hall of Fame.
Alumni association to be overseen by fund-raising VP Police criticized over treatment of black student View all Light & Verity

Web Extra

List: 41 secret societies at Yale
All the societies we know about, as of spring 2014.
On retiring as the president’s wife The green fields of the mind View all Web Extra