Our Yale Citizenship

The Yale College Opening Assembly Address

By Peter Salovey ’86PhD


First days at Yale

New students talk to us about their plans.

By Cathy Shufro


The tie that binds

Fifty years after a stunning Yale-Harvard game ended in a tie, men who played in it still replay it in their minds.

By George Howe Colt



As Yale seeks out more students whose parents didn’t graduate from college, students and alumni talk about the challenges that come with that pioneering role.

By Melinda Beck

From the Editor

Thoughts on Yale in the #MeToo era

By Kathrin Day Lassila ’81

Letters to the Editor

Letters: November/December 2018

Readers talk back about student jobs, Brett Kavanaugh, and more.

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Where They Are Now

A professor’s double life

Shakespeare scholar Mary Bly ’95PhD moonlights as romance novelist Eloisa James.

By Lenore Skenazy ’81

Scene on Campus

Come one, come all

Undergrads pack the Lanman Center for the annual Student Activities Bazaar.

Old Yale

Yale and the Great War

World War I—and its end 100 years ago—upended life at the university.

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Sporting Life

“A certain expectation of excellence”

Vicky Chun, the first woman to oversee Yale sports, has high standards.

By Evan Frondorf ’14

Last Look

As local as it gets

Silliman College had its own pumpkin patch this fall.

Q&A: Peter Salovey

On artifacts and the arts

The president talks about the importance of Yale’s collections.