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February 2001
Volume 64, Number 4

Feature stories:


George W. Bush

In the Days of DKE and S.D.S.

A chronicle of George W. Bush’s time on campus examines the way the recently inaugurated US president dealt with the Sixties.


Feb 2001 cover  

Bytes, Copyright, and Info-Survival

The information revolution promises new forms of freedom, but it also presents a threat of a digital dictatorship.

Giving & Getting

The Class of 1954 just handed over $70 million to the University, but not all gifts come that easy. Finding out who has money—and negotiating the terms of capital gifts—has become ever more complicated for the development office.


High Performance

Music and drama were on the agenda for delegates to the Association of Yale Alumni’s fall Assembly.


The Best for Last

The Ivy title proved out of reach, but the football team capped the fall sports season with its third straight win over Harvard.



Light & Verity
+  four new global initiatives
+  three Rhodes winners
+  a two-city party
+  one new planet

College Comment
A teetotaling undergraduate asks why Yalies drink to get drunk.

A pianist’s guide to life; candidate Schiavone; farewell to a hero on and off

From the Archives

Paul Mellon’s last bequest; Roman portraits; bad Brits.

Will more guns stop crime?

Inside the Blue Book
A tercentennial team explores the nature of democracy.

News from Alumni House

In Print
A nun’s dilemma; pictorial history; parasites revealed.

Old Yale
Connecticut Hall has housed patriots and physicists.


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