The Prank at THE GAME

[Everyone knows that THE GAME is not THE EVENT that the people participating in it make it out to be. But, reality aside, it's still can be cool in its own pointy-headed, effete, nattering-nabobs-of-negativity-kinda way. In 2004, for instance, Yale pulled off a prank that has set a new standard for nuttiness in college football... Continue Reading →

Bright College Years … The Last Class Book?

(Image above: John Boak cover design for video made for 1970's 25th Reunion.) After taking a break for its 45th reunion, the class of 1970 resumed double-barreled publishing activity in preparation for the 50th. The first volume was Places: Recollections from Yale 70 with Photos of Yale Now. Conceived by Stuart Cohen, with ample assists... Continue Reading →

Bright College Years … Reunion Books

Interestingly, the Yale class of 1870 compiled their own biographical account. It is in the public domain, and a reproduction is available on Amazon where it is described as follows: "This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This... Continue Reading →

Bright College Years, Part 2 … Tully

(Tully Luke Goldrick graduates from Yale on May 23 with a BA Degree in Psychology, the same degree that Silverback Stephen graduated with back in 1970. Tully, a member of the Yale class of 2021, is graduating a year late due taking two semesters off during the pandemic. Ironically, Silverback Stephen will be in New... Continue Reading →

The Day I Was President of Yale

Here's how this one happened ... because I have been active in alumni affairs for my alma mater, Yale, the alumni office sometimes contacts me to ask a favor, such as to talk to a prospective student, or in this case to stand in for the President of Yale at the ceremonial installation of the... Continue Reading →

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