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Dunlap Broadside - Declaration of Independence - Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Philosophers consider independence a “negative” liberty—a “freedom from,” as opposed to a “freedom to.” Of course, in practice, when you’re freer from this, you’re generally freer to that. …

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Have a Blast

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (detail) - New Haven, CT

The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument atop East Rock reaches high into the air.

It’s also highly meaningful, memorializing local casualties of four wars, not just one, including…

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Photo Realism

Molly the border collie

For Daily Nutmeg, 2016 was the year of imagery, literally. …

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Ch Level

Chanukah begins Saturday. Christmas happens Sunday.

Happy holidays, everybody—or, enjoy the weekend.

—Your friends at Daily Nutmeg—

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Happy Thanksgiving

You probably won’t have acorns in your Thanksgiving feast today, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go nuts. …

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Off and On

Workers at the site of Yale's new residential colleges

We’re taking today off, because we’ll be on for Labor Day, sending you a great mix of things to do next week. …

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Let Go the Brakes

An excerpt from Breathe the Sky: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Amelia Earhart, by Chandra Prasad (pictured).

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Finding the Courage

Enjoy this excerpt from Death of a Circus by Chandra Prasad (pictured).

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One of the Gang

Chandra Prasad in Sterling Library

Enjoy this excerpt from On Borrowed Wings by Chandra Prasad (pictured).

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To Lay Out Fine Streets

Gain some insight into New Haven’s little green signs with these selections from Doris B. Townshend’s The Streets of New Haven: The Origin of Their Names.

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