Tag Archives: Yale University

Book of Revelation


Maybe you’ve noticed them. Maybe you haven’t. …

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Good Game


Northeastern’s 4-1 win over Yale doesn’t reflect the closeness of Saturday’s regional championship women’s hockey game at The Whale. In the scoreless but action-packed first period, the Bulldogs—ranked in the nation’s top five since November and coming off their …

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President’s Days


Many New Haveners have done great things, but few are more accomplished than 27th President of the United States and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court William Howard Taft. …

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Camp Ground


It’s hard to imagine the game of football without yard lines and fourth downs and organized teams of 11. But before New Havener Walter Camp, the sport was missing all of those elements and more. …

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Grand Tour


A photo essay. To view all 12 images, check out the email edition

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Treasured Maps


A photo essay. To view all the images, check out the email edition.

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To find 13th-century diagrams of Jerusalem, a map of unconquered Tenochtitlan, 16th-century Venetian and Arabic atlases and some of the first topographical renderings of …

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Script Notes


Lately, whenever I’m watching a movie or show that references New Haven, I jot the moment down, waiting for the day when I’ll have enough moments to share.

Here’s what I’ve got so far. And please don’t judge my viewing …

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Door Handle


New Haven has better reason than most to get a handle on its doors. This dates back at least as far as the Revolutionary War, when British soldiers spent the first week of July 1779 raiding towns on the Connecticut …

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Extended Family


On the phone from Changsha, China, David Youtz, then-president of the Yale-China Association, described the city…

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Hiding in Plain Sight


“I do not want it anywhere hidden,” Charles Strong wrote of Yale’s proposed memorial to alumni who died in the Civil War. “I want it out in the open.” …

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