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Articles by Jess McHugh

Exhibition: Our Daily Rite

On each wall is a picture frame, empty but for a small, gravestone-shaped recording device in the center. When pressed, each mechanism plays a “sound memory.” If you enter...

Music: Lana Del Ray

As I pressed play on Lana Del Rey’s new album Born to Die, I tried to suspend my prior judgments. This is not just another talentless rich girl, not...

Running in Ethiopia

While most of his fellow class of Yale admits were busying themselves with inhuman courseloads or various extra-curriculars, Jacob Sandry, BR ’15, was running through the forests of Addis...

Music: William Shatner

My first mistake was buying an album that features William Shatner in an astronaut suit launching a rocket from his heart on its cover. My second mistake was not...

Music: Wilco

Jeff Tweedy, lead singer and songwriter of the alternative rock band Wilco, seemed to be one of those indie frontmen (such as Thom Yorke) who is too alternative to...