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May 1995
Volume 58, Number 7

Feature stories:

Work, Study, Study, Work

Being on scholarship used to carry a social stigma at Yale, but with more than half the undergraduate body now receiving some form of financial aid, working at more than one’s studies has developed a certain cachet.


Inside the Russian Archives

In what amounts to a publishing coup, Yale University Press is launching a series of books based on unique access to the secret files of the former Soviet Union. Among the revelations: The American Communist Party really was a Moscow puppet.


The New Yorker Goes to Yale
For 70 years, the cartoonists’ favorite magazine has been skewering sacred cows of every sort, but it returns with striking regularity to the bulldog as a target. A selection of ten of the best “blue” cartoons provides an irreverent view of Yale through humorists’ eyes.





Light & Verity
+  endowment spending raised to aid renovations
+  admissions has a new home, and two new policies
+  Payne Whitney will get a facelift
+  the College bill tops $27,000
+  Tweed–New Haven Airport lands a grant
+  Luce Hall opens for international business


In Print

From the Archives


College Comment

Out of the Blue

News from Alumni House



Old Yale


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