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Spring Semester Events Kickoff!

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Mellon Forum: Joe Battles & Sonia Helen Pascale Davenport seniors Joe Battles and Sonia Helen Pascale kicked off the spring Mellon Forum season. Joe, an Economics & Mathematics major, presented on “The Power, Pitfalls, and Problems of Big Data.” He walked us through examples, some from his own research, of machine learning, modelling, controlled experiments, econometrics, and artificial intelligence. He explained what we can learn by using these methods, but, also, why we should be […]

Dance Weekend

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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 islands of Hawai’i and Tahiti. Sabrosura: El Ritmo de la Vida Featured Gnomes: Jesus Ayala ’19, Victoria Solomon ’19, David Villacis […]

The Game Weekend Shows

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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 Dreams as they navigate the trials of black music and politics in the latter half of the 20th century. Come […]

This Weekend: Good People, Yale Dancers, & Glee Club

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Lilla’s Senior Project: Good People Lilla Brody‘s senior project in Theater Studies, Good People, is this weekend! Other senior gnomes involved include Cara Washington as the costume designer, Annie Jones as the makeup artist, and Mert Dilek as the graphic designer. Get your tickets here. In Good People, Margie Walsh is hanging by a thread. She’s living paycheck to paycheck in South Boston, and she’s about to lose her job. But when Mike, an ex-boyfriend turned successful doctor, pops back […]

Family Weekend: Endless Arts Events

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This upcoming weekend is family weekend! There are several music, dance, and comedy events, so there are countless opportunities to support your fellow talented gnomies! Check Facebook and Yale’s official Family Weekend page for all the events going on. Also, we have a special Davenport show coming up next weekend. It is Lilla Brody ‘s senior project in Theater Studies, Good People. Other senior gnomes involved include Cara Washington as the costume designer, Annie Jones as the […]

Halloweekend Shows

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Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks Come see one of our very own first years, Sekou Conde, in the role of Booth in Topdog/Underdog. Produced by the Heritage Theater Ensemble (Yale’s Premier Black Undergraduate Theater Company), Topdog/Underdog tells the story of Lincoln and Booth, whose names were given to them as a joke, foretelling a lifetime of rivalry and resentment. The Exit Players Players Present Farmprov!  & The Odd Ducks Present: 4 Ugly Ducklings Davenport college aide Tarek Ziad ’19 […]

A Musical & A Drama

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This past weekend, several Davenport students performed and were a part of the crew for the following shows: “She Loves Me” in Concert by Sheldon Harnick, Jerry Bock and Joe Masteroff Cami Arboles (Amalia Balish) ’20 Emma Levine (Lighting Designer) ’20 Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare  Anelisa Fergus ’19 (Caesar & Sets Crew) Sarah Young ’20 (Antony & Sets Crew) Olivia Roth ’20 (Portia/Chorus & Sets Crew) Tully Goldrick ’21 (Lights Crew) ECR Chen ’20 (Assistant […]

Our Newest Artsy Gnomes!

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The performing arts has always been a huge part of Yale undergraduate life. This year, many of our Davenport first years got into some of the premier groups on campus: A Capella & Choir Duke’s Men: Francis Kigawa & Noah Parnes Glee Club: Josh Brooks, Eric Liu, & Divine Uchegbu Mixed Company: Matthew Sáenz Out of the Blue: Kevin Chen Proof of the Pudding: Annie Nields, Kai Nip, & Becca Rubright Unorthojocks: Freddie Elwes Dance Bhangra: Neha Verma […]

Davenport Tea with Law Professor & Author: James Forman Jr.

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On Tuesday, Davenport hosted a tea with James Forman Jr., a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He is also the author of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. Professor Forman teaches and writes in the areas of criminal procedure and criminal law policy, constitutional law, juvenile justice, and education law and policy. His particular interests are schools, prisons, and police, and those institutions’ race and class dimensions. Sydney Daniels ’19 (who […]

Last Week to Say You are Interested in an Event Then ACTUALLY Go!

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This weekend and upcoming week is jam packed for Davenporters with exams, papers, and performances coming up. This weekend we have Sara Meyers (president of Yale Dancers), Allie Bensinger, and senior Kaylyn Williams performing in Educational Centers Art with Yale Dancers. This is Kaylyn’s last show so go out and see her kill it on stage. Tonight, Red Hot Poker is performing at their biggest venue to date in Sudler Hall for their annual Most Offensive […]