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Articles by Emma Chanen

Top 5 – 3/10

Top 5 ways to pass the time in section when you haven’t done the reading 5. Pretend to look for a quote and actually make a dent in the...

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Poetic justice

I. “‘Let us descend into the blind world now,’ the poet, who was deathly pale, began; ‘I shall go first and you will follow me.’” Inferno, Canto IV The...

Pushed off the pedestal

Somewhere within the frenzy of Halloweekend, Yale students and Facebook users across the country found the time to “Check-in” to Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota.  The action...

Wrong side of paradise

In the musical Annie, the eponymous curly-haired ginger protagonist walks into a rich man’s mansion and begins to sing “I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here.” Walking into the...

The Challenge gone Bananas

 Even a casual fan of MTV’s long-running reality-competition show The Challenge knows the one word that can strike fear into the heart of any Challenger: Bananas.  Having watched seventeen...

Food: Arethusa Dairy

“That’s Veronica. She’s worth over a million dollars,” the young woman behind the counter at Arethusa Dairy told me. She pointed to the large, framed photo of a cow...

Voicing change

Two events this past week exposed the realities of racial divides on campus. In their aftermath, a forum, titled “Addressing Appropriation and the Power of Language,” brought hundreds of...

Rifling through

Looming over the last block on the walk to Winchester Lofts from Timothy Dwight College, a large brick and wood structure stands—barely. The structure is falling apart and abandoned....

A slice of history

When I visited Yale as a high schooler in 2013, my father did that horrible, embarrassing thing where he asks a stranger for food recommendations. (Why do you do...