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December 1996
Volume 60, Number 3

Feature stories

Campus Politics Makes a Comeback

While university politicos may not be as loud as their counterparts of the 1960s and ’70s, political passions still run high at Yale. The growing influence of campus conservatives has given organizations from the Political Union to the Party of the Right increaased prominence.


Reassembling Divided Minds

The causes of schizophrenia have long eluded researchers. But in the peculiar speech patterns shared by many victims of this disease, Yale psychiatrists are beginning to find clues about the origin of the illness, as well as new methods of treatment.


Yale’s Fourth Century

In a document presented to the Association of Yale Alumni, Yale’s president detailed his vision for the university’s future, which, he argues, depends on “selective excellence” and “interconnectedness.”


A Matter of Style
A pair of jeans may represenet the height of contemporary sartorial splendor on campus these days, but between the World Wars, Yale men followed a very different fashion code.





From the Archives

Light & Verity
+  a makeover for Science HIll
+  reorganizing the biology department
+  Internet upgrade
+  Yale women reach out to New Haven girls
+  a boost for the Green
+  accessisng affirmative action
+  depicting the molecular origin of life
+  tenure revisited



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