Wanted: smart students from poor families

The families of Yale College students, on average, are substantially richer than the American norm. How much can the university change this? How much should it?

By David Zax Ico comments 4 comments


Grand goals, hard choices

A former Yale College admissions dean looks back

By Jeffrey Brenzel


Framing space, using light

The set design wizardry of Ming Cho Lee.

By Robin Pogrebin


Still rebuilding

The football team improved this year, but hopes of finally beating Harvard were dashed early in The Game.

By John Sullivan

From the Editor

The SS Elihu Yale

By Kathrin Lassila

Letters to the Editor

The college in Singapore

Readers’ views about Yale-NUS and many other topics.

Where They Are Now

Board-book bard

Sandra Boynton ’74 talks about drawing—and singing in pig latin.

By Marc Weidenbaum

Scene on Campus

A farewell to Mudd

Mudd Library meets its end.

New Haven

New Haven reads… and reads… and reads

How a little book bank became a big tutoring operation.

By Jennifer Kaylin

Old Yale

The Lone Star Yalies

The original Maverick, and other Yalies in the Texas Republic.

By Judith Schiff

Sporting Life

Fall sports highlights

An Ivy title in volleyball; some notable rookies in women’s golf.

By John Sullivan

Last Look


Haute couture, in rattan.

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Business plan

The president talks about creating jobs in New Haven.

By Kathrin Lassila