For a couple of bright college years I spent a good deal of time in the Briton Hadden Memorial Building, home of the Yale Daily News, where the invigorating process of getting the facts, “speaking” them with clarity and claiming a high ground of opinion went on at the oldest college daily. From my seniors I learned the craft of writing a newsworthy and readable story. I probed sources, hammered out copy, glad to type that “30” ending the piece and rewarded if the editor left much of it stand for publication. Many talented Yalies made their way through the halls of Briton Hadden. I am grateful I could associate with such an energized and dedicated group, now bound up always with the memory of that building.
– David Poppel