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April 2003
Volume 66, Number 6

Feature stories:


Back in the Fold

Six years ago, Yale declined a gift for gay and lesbian studies from firebrand author-activist Larry Kramer ’57, and it seemed unlikely that he would ever have anything good to say about his alma mater. But time—and a gift from Kramer’s brother—has healed a number of wounds.



A Slice of Life in Yale, Michigan

Even if he turned out to be ineligible to become the Bologna King, an alumnus couldn’t resist joining the throng of 20,000 people celebrating a small town’s tastiest export.



Beyond the Building

When a fire destroyed a factory in downtown Ansonia, Connecticut, the town enlisted Yale’s Urban Design Workshop to help decide how to rebuild. For the past ten years, this arm of the School of Architecture has offered advice to cities and towns all over Connecticut.




Light & Verity
+  once again, a strike
+  hospital under fire
+  push for co-ed living
+  a better admissions test?

British black and whites; YDN at 125; “Mike Mulligan” music.

A mayor remembered; Amiri Baraka stirs controversy.

College Comment
Undercover at a naked party.

Inside the Blue Book
The ancient art of tea tasting.

How to create an award-winning book collection.

In Print
Global trout; in defense of history; mother’s helper.

From the Archives

News from Alumni House

Old Yale
Byers Hall served as a social center for Sheff “scientifics.”


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