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December 1993
Volume 57, Number 3

Feature stories:

A Day for Joy and Elegance

The inauguration of Richard C. Levin as Yale’s 22nd President broke with tradition in all but the most essential ways.


The Attraction of Toad’s

Across the alley from Mory’s is one of the nation’s top rock clubs. But its founder is spending almost as much time helping out on the Yale campus as he is booking the likes of Cyndi Lauper.


The Globe as a Whole

When it comes to studying the natural environment, the standard departmental structures leave much to be desired. So numerous Yale scientists have banded together to create the Institute for Biospheric Studies, a multidisciplinary enterprise capable of tackling subjects from endangered antelope species to the spread of malaria.




Light & Verity
+ Bill and Hillary Clinton revisit their legal sources
+  a controversial grant for the Divinity School
+  the care and feeding of “space” tomatoes
+  same-sex partners to receive Yale benefits
+  a libel suit over a class book entry
+  leaves from an ancient meadow
+  a center for diabetes research

In Print



College Comment

News from Alumni House


From the Archives

Out of the Blue

Old Yale


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