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Articles by A. Grace Steig

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Watching the block

Leslie Radcliffe recalls that when she moved into her house on Truman Street four years ago, before becoming captain for the neighborhood watch, “Truman Street had a reputation for...

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Indigo blues

For nine years, every morning around 2 a.m., used ceramic cups would fill a basket in Battell Chapel, reminders of barley tea that students had poured for each other...

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New Reserves

On Fri., Sept. 21 in Beinecke plaza, the midday sun glinted brilliantly on the spangles of a ribbon that read “ROTC at Yale.” A group of 50 underclassmen in...

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I think you’re a contra

Congrats, you’ve eschewed the Yale scene on this fine Friday’s eve. Instead you head off to a barn, families, and—your pulse quickens—contra dance! The phrase contra dance, once uttered,...

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More rings than Kobe

Kate Bengtson, MC ’13, née Reynolds, never imagined that she’d get married—and certainly not in college. When, as a ninth-grader, she met the boy who would later become her...

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Bon Qui Qui loves this

Yale Security: They’re there for you when you’re scared. They’re there for you when you need a minibus ride. They’re there for you when you can’t find your keys...

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The Amistad downtown

“MAKE US FREE,” beseech the carved words from the shadows of City Hall. The plea reaches you from the hauntingly morose stone man above, seeking a response to an...

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The Arch Archivist

In my second week of classes, upon receiving dozens of mass emails to my newly set up @yale.edu account, I generally just sent them indiscriminately to the trash mailbox....

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