Yale University

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Heavy Drinkers May Gain Brain Power from Alcohol

    Teetotalers take note: Alcohol may benefit the brains of serious drinkers. Researchers at Yale University found that vigorous imbibers can burn acetate (released as the body metabolizes alcohol) more easily than moderate drinkers. Those who binge-drink often are able to "tap into an alternate fuel s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Hey, Ladies: Biking Might Make Your Crotch Numb!

    Bicycling is fun, but going numb in your ladyparts is not fun. Like, at all. As has been recently reported, spending time in certain cycling positions doesn't just cause erectile dysfunction in men: It might mess up ladies' sex lives, too. Anyway, here's what's up: if you have ever been on a bik ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Surveilling Muslim Groups Is Necessary to Protect Free Press, Bloomberg Tells Reporters

    Reporters repeatedly grilled Mayor Mike Bloomberg this morning about recent reports of the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim student groups at campuses throughout the Northeast. Bloomberg shot back at them that the NYPD policies are there to protect freedoms such as the free pres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    I'm Being Taught at Yale!

    As you may have read in yesterday's Page Six, Yale University is currently offering a course in nightlife which features texts by me! My work has finally gone to college! Doctoral candidate Madison Moore is teaching "Dance Music and Nightlife Culture in New York City," for those who can afford to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    David R. Yale, Queens Man, Issues Pink Slip to Citigroup CEO

    Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit, still unaware of his termination. ​We got an interesting e-mail this morning from a man in Bayside, Queens. David R. Yale, a 67-year-old consultant, is firing Vikram Pandit, the CEO of Citigroup. Yale mailed a pink slip to Pandit that notifies him of his terminati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Metro-North Conductor Screeched At By 'Well-Educated' Woman

    The award for most insufferable person of the week goes (not without a challenge) to the woman yelling at her Metro-North conductor, who calmly asked the customer to "keep it down and stop using profanity or to take it to the vestibule," according to the YouTube description. "Do you know what school ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 15, 2011


    Mbalax's finest stops by the Blue Note Jazz Fest

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2011

    Yale's Frats Just As Fratty As Can Be

    ​Yale is under federal investigation for "its failure to eliminate a hostile sexual environment." Its frat boys seem to be running rampant, not letting their fancy Ivy League-ness get in the way of behaving like cavemen. Sixteen students filed a complaint in March accusing the university of a brea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Hunger-Free Kids Act Passed; There Might Be Dairy in Your Tofutti

    ​Farmers across the South are dealing with a drought that began this spring. Hot, dry weather has damaged peanut fields, cotton plants, and citrus trees. [Washington Post] More than two-thirds of the city's public school kids will now get free or discounted school lunches as part of the new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    The Perils of Local v. Non-Local Food and the Pleasures of Dumpster Diving

    dailyinvention/Flickr​To add yet more grist to the Is Local Food Really Better? mill, Nation's Restaurant News convened three chefs to hold a completely unscientific experiment to determine whether you can actually taste the difference between non-local and local food and wine. The result of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    The Week in Food Blogs: Spaghetti Tacos, Free Malaysian Food

    This week in food blogs... Grub Street tracked down the old Gourmet masthead, one year later. Eater rounded up a day of taco news, from the spaghetti taco crazy to Korean tacos. Meanwhile, Feast got excited about Andrew Carmellini's spaghetti tacos at Mercadito.

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    "Ho-Ho-Homosexual!" The First Gay Pride March, One Year After Stonewall

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 2, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 27 A Happy Birthday For Gay Liberation By Jonathan Black They stretched in a line, from Gimbels to Times Square, thousands and thousands and thousands, chanting, waving, screaming -- the outrageous and the ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Fired General Stanley McChrystal Gets a New Job at Yale

    ​General Stanley McChrystal has a new high-falutin' academic gig! After that whole whoopsie over the Rolling Stone article in which he was quoted making disparaging comments about President Obama and other White House leaders -- and then fired from his post as commander of the Afghanistan war ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2010

    The Week of the Yalien Invasion: A Reaction Rundown and Why They Win

    ​Maybe you've noticed the assault. No, not the hipsters abusing the Chinese people, though maybe there is some overlap. The real issue is more extraterrestrial than entitled NYU students, who are practically native at this point. It's the Yaliens -- they're everywhere, taking over New York Cit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    What's The Best Way To Kill Yourself?

    ​A couple of horrifying suicides have made headlines lately--the Yale student who leapt to his death from atop the Empire State building and the gay wrestler who downed a batch of pills to permanently relieve his pain. It's a tragedy that anyone ends up feeling that self extinction is the onl ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 16, 2010


    The Armory is a mighty large space. Chaos will ensue. Maybe.

  • Voice Choices

    October 6, 2009


    Experimental drumming for the most experimental house

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Bloomberg, Paterson Launch Healthy Initiatives

    Mayor Bloomberg's "nationwide initiative" to pressure the food industry to cut salt by half in the next ten years is intended to result in a healthier population, but no conclusive studies have told us how we would react to less salt in our diets. [NY Times] Meanwhile, Governor Paterson has declare ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 14, 2009


    Classic thrills at the NYU Fencing Invitational

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    "Fan" This Condo, Get 0.333% Off!

    Sterling Green wants you to move into one of their condos. In Prospect Heights. Want an alcove studio? They're $299,000 apiece. A little rich for your blood? If you join Sterling Green's 94 fans on Facebook (at least 26 of whom are Yale alumni), they'll knock $1000 off the price. So how's $298,000 s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    Putting The New Back In New Haven

    NYC might be going down the toilet, but it doesn't take a Yale scholar to realize that nearby New Haven, Connecticut has been sprucing itself up and actually going a bit more upscale. To show off their assets, the city just sent a bunch of us press whores down for its first ever Restaurant Week of c ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 16, 2007
  • Art

    July 25, 2006

    The Mind-Body Problem

    Don't hate me because I'm beautiful—and smart: College students who model

  • Theater

    January 24, 2006
  • Books

    January 10, 2006

    Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    Rising law-prof star's book analyzes the ways we pass—and throws in a cri de coeur

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Yale's Fab Four

    Deep in the Heart of Texts

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Coming of Age

    1976–1985: Punk to Pomo, Basquiat to Breakdancing

  • Film

    October 4, 2005
  • Blogs

    September 8, 2005
  • News

    April 26, 2005

    Stress Test

    Smarty grads find easy money in SAT prep for wealthy, nerved-up kids

  • News

    March 1, 2005

    The Blue-Blood Revolution

    A movement to help the poorest students grows—at the Ivies

  • Art

    July 27, 2004

    Aeschylus or Swahili?

    The changing notions of what students need to know

  • Art

    June 29, 2004
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2004
  • Dance

    December 30, 2003

    Moving Words

    Yale University Press post-Haskell: Will it still publish dance books?

  • Dance

    September 2, 2003

    Dancing: A Love Story

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Butoh, Tanztheater, Modern Dance, and Ballet

  • News

    August 19, 2003

    The Tribes of Yale

    Bush, the Clintons, and Dean at the Birth of a Culture War

  • News

    July 29, 2003

    Cyborg Liberation Front

    Inside the Movement for Posthuman Rights

  • Books

    February 25, 2003
  • News

    November 5, 2002

    Tomb Raiders

    Bush's Secret Society Hits the Mainstream

  • Columns

    October 22, 2002
  • News

    July 2, 2002

    Ticket to Nowhere

    Pataki Court Decision Cites Schools as Track to Service Careers

  • Art

    May 22, 2001

    Fresh Start

    Where New Grads Turn Into Emerging Artists

  • Art

    April 10, 2001

    New Haven Vice

    • • • Secrets From the Staxxx

  • Columns

    February 27, 2001
  • News

    December 26, 2000

    Decision Time at NYU

    A University Debates Its Future

  • NYC Life

    April 25, 2000

    Spread ‘Em

    Pro-Choice Is No-Choice on Campus

  • Art

    November 30, 1999
  • Long Island Voice

    September 21, 1999
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