The pros and cons of “informal complaints”

Resolving sexual misconduct issues without a formal hearing.

By Neena Satija


Hidden in plain sight

Everybody knows Yale has galleries and museums. But most students leave Yale without ever noticing it also has a botanical garden—or seeing the pitcher plants, living stones, and miracle fruits that grow there.

By Jennifer Kaylin


A Rhodes Scholar reacts

The endorsement process should balance the interests of the university with those of its applicants. 

By Ariel Adesnik


Yale, the Rhodes, and the quarterback

An inspirational story goes awry, raising questions about media ethics, Yale’s Rhodes Scholarship application process, and—once again—how Yale deals with sexual misconduct complaints.

By Lauren Rosenthal


Confessions of an accidental advice columnist

A love of questions, a suicide in the family, and, in the end, an epiphany.

By Philip Galanes

From the Editor

Full disclosure

Improving the Rhodes Scholar selection process.

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

Our readers respond

Where They Are Now

A composer's journeys

Finding inspiration from Broadway to Bali.

By David Zax

Scene on Campus

Sands of time

A Buddhist ceremony at Yale.

Old Yale

When the Titanic went down

Six Yale men were aboard.

By Judith Schiff

Out of the Blue

Forever young

The joys of adult education, including exercise at dawn.

By Ellen Iseman

Sporting Life

Back in blue

After three seasons at Harvard, a former Yale assistant returns as head football coach.

By Alexander Goldberger

School Notes

School notes

In Memoriam

Recent alumni deaths

Last Look


The Magna Carta on view at the Center for British Art.