Yale History

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    From the Editor

    Naming the new colleges

    Jul/Aug 2008
  • Last Look


    Selling Webster's dictionary.

    Jul/Aug 2008
  • Old Yale

    How the colleges were born

    On the college system's 75th anniversary, a look at its difficult birth.

    May/Jun 2008
  • features

    William F. Buckley: the loyal son

    A new interpretation of Buckley’s legacy—one that would have surprised the man himself.

    May/Jun 2008
  • features

    William F. Buckley: the founder

    At Buckley’s Yale, Skull and Bones was still the apex of campus life, the Yale Daily News board chugged martinis at Mory’s, and, as a new-moneyed Catholic, Buckley fit in and yet didn’t fit in. But he made the place his own, and there he found his voice as a conservative.

    May/Jun 2008
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    William F. Buckley: the ideologue

    After publication of God and Man at Yale, Buckley's broadside against his alma mater, Yale struggled to contain the fallout.

    May/Jun 2008