Leatherman

Thick Skin

Between 1852 and 1889, a strange man dressed in a quilt of leather patches paced back and forth between the Connecticut River and the Hudson. He spoke broken English and fluent French. He refused meat on Fridays and…

From left: Cornelia H.B. Rogers (Romance Languages and Literatures), Sara Bulkley Rogers (History), Margaretta Palmer (Mathematics), Mary Augusta Scott (English), Laura Johnson Wylie (English), Charlotte Fitch Roberts (Chemistry), Elizabeth Deering Hanscom (English). Painted by Brenda Zlamany.

Admission Accomplished

When it isn’t covered by snow, Maya Lin’s Women’s Table, the fountain sculpture in front of Yale’s Sterling Library, sits gleaming under a sheen of water. …

The Furors

Party of Two

In 1977, Derek Holcomb and Tom Dans were playing gigs in the Hamptons’ breezy, beachy Dune Road scene. But something didn’t fit. “We had these leather jeans made, which was very flash,” Holcomb says. The pants were a dead giveaway—these …

Cyber Space

In a basement at the University of New Haven, a windowless room is filled with spiffy, large-screen desktop computers.

When it comes time to work, however, students pull out their laptops. …

Lyric Hall in New Haven, CT

This Week in New Haven (March 20 – 26)

As of 6:28 this morning, winter is gone, and spring is here. Other dualities this week include the spiritual and corporeal, opposite sides of the street and a pair of …

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Thick Skin

Leatherman

Between 1852 and 1889, a strange man dressed in a quilt of leather patches paced back and forth between the Connecticut River and the Hudson. He spoke broken English and fluent French. He refused meat on Fridays and…

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Admission Accomplished

From left: Cornelia H.B. Rogers (Romance Languages and Literatures), Sara Bulkley Rogers (History), Margaretta Palmer (Mathematics), Mary Augusta Scott (English), Laura Johnson Wylie (English), Charlotte Fitch Roberts (Chemistry), Elizabeth Deering Hanscom (English). Painted by Brenda Zlamany.

When it isn’t covered by snow, Maya Lin’s Women’s Table, the fountain sculpture in front of Yale’s Sterling Library, sits gleaming under a sheen of water. …

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Party of Two

The Furors

In 1977, Derek Holcomb and Tom Dans were playing gigs in the Hamptons’ breezy, beachy Dune Road scene. But something didn’t fit. “We had these leather jeans made, which was very flash,” Holcomb says. The pants were a dead giveaway—these …

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Cyber Space

In a basement at the University of New Haven, a windowless room is filled with spiffy, large-screen desktop computers.

When it comes time to work, however, students pull out their laptops. …

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This Week in New Haven (March 20 – 26)

Lyric Hall in New Haven, CT

As of 6:28 this morning, winter is gone, and spring is here. Other dualities this week include the spiritual and corporeal, opposite sides of the street and a pair of …

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Royal Treatment

Though generations of young American girls have never experienced monarchy, they’ve still wanted to be princesses. Fed by movies, toys and countless other influences, they’ve gotten a vivid and alluring sense of what the title confers: fame, privilege, glamor, luxury.…

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