This week, we're looking at one of the many strong women that Davenport has produced! Sarah Lyall, Class of 1985, was a proud Yalie and Davenporter. She's also a remarkably successful journalist, who served as The London correspondent for the New York Times for 18 years.
Come out to see your fellow Davenport students dance in three shows this weekend! Sabrosura: El Ritmo de la Vida will be celebrating Latin culture and the rhythm of life through dance. Rhythmic Blue is Yale's first and only hip hop and contemporary dance group. Shaka, Yale's Polynesian Dance Group, will be sharing dances from the [...]
Mellon Forum: Lilla Brody and Sam Gurwitt Davenport seniors Sam Gurwitt and Lilla Brody presented their research at the fifth Mellon Forum of the year. They both discussed how they use their other academic interests to inform and inspire their performances. Sam, a History major, is also a very talented clown, who had to decide [...]
This week's gnotable gnomie is the Gnome itself, the fictional protagonist of the Davenport holiday play!! The Davenport holiday play is a hallowed tradition; it happens every year after the holiday dinner. This year, we will be putting on the second annual production of How The Gnome Stole Christmas, written by Kyle Deakins '18 and Isabel [...]
Clark T. "Sandy" Randt Jr. is an an American lawyer and diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from July 23, 2001 to January 20, 2009, making him the longest-serving U.S. Ambassador to China. Randt was formerly a partner with the law firm of Shearman & Sterling in [...]
Dreamgirls - 2017 Dramat Fall MainStage Musical Thursday, November 16 at 8:00 PM; Friday, November 17 at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM; Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 PM University Theater, 222 York Street Gnomes: Anelisa Fergus, Ryan Howzell, Erin Kafadar There's nothing like a little sparkle to brighten up your weekend. Dreamgirls follows the rise of the [...]
Mellon Forum: Isabel Mendia & Isaak Cuenco-Reyes Davenport seniors Isabel Mendia and Isaak Cuenco-Reyes presented their research at the fourth Mellon Forum of the year. Isaak, a Political Science major, discussed how minorities are underrepresented as the staffers of campaigns, even in progressive campaigns. They explained why this is an important problem to solve, because it [...]