Art as kaleidoscope

The spellbinding assemblages of Sarah Sze ’91

By Robin Pogrebin ’87


The new college try

After years of anticipation, Yale’s new residential colleges are open—and the process of building a community begins.

By Mark Alden Branch ’86 Ico comments 1 comment


Thinking like a fox

The president talked to first-years about foxes and hedgehogs. 

By Peter Salovey ’86PhD


First days at Yale

First-years told us about taro, ballet, and shopping nine classes.

By Cathy Shufro

From the Editor

Service, usually with a smile

By Kathrin Day Lassila ’81

Letters to the Editor

Letters: November/December 2017

Where They Are Now

She got her start by giving bad advice

New Yorker cartoon editor tells all.

By Lenore Skenazy ’81

Scene on Campus

A place for everything

So much shelf space at the West Campus Wurtele Center.

New Haven

New Haven Promise delivers on its promise

Putting college within reach.

By Rebekah Fraser

Old Yale

Sinclair Lewis, student scribe

“On the Yale Literary Magazine and the Yale Courant I showered long medieval poems.”

By Judith Schiff Ico comments 1 comment

Sporting Life

Hockey coach headed to Olympics

The absence of NHL players “changes the dynamic in a really interesting and exciting way.”

By Evan Frondorf ’14 Ico comments 1 comment

Last Look

On art, cost, and value

At the Center for British Art, 80 vases, all identical—except for one.

Q&A: Peter Salovey

Whys and wherefores of the new colleges

By Mark Alden Branch ’86