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Articles by Sophie Haigney

Photo by Chris Melamed

Dada is everything

The lobby of the Yale University Art Gallery on Thurs., Feb. 25 didn’t buzz—it warbled like someone was blowing into a bottle and thumped like a techno club. As...

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GRAPHIC BY ALEX SWANSON
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Graphic by Alex Swanson

Choice in crisis

Birthright of Greater New Haven feels a little like a grandma’s parlor, except for the small plastic models of fetuses on display. There’s a green velvet couch, flowers on...

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Best animal

The koala. My first AIM screenname was koalagrl1212 and my password for everything since fourth grade has been some version of “koala.” Is it a bad idea to put...

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Best panlist

Everyone, get on Caroline Smith’s New Haven panlist. She sends out bi-weekly emails about what’s going on in the Have. It’s changed my life—actually, it’s mostly changed my life...

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GRAPHIC BY ALEX SWANSON
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Essay

Camino

We start in Burgos but I really start in Madrid. I spend a honey afternoon in the Parque del Buen Retiro, waiting for Alex’s flight and drinking caña. This...

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Taking the temperature

Wednesday night, I met about 45 other girls in the Kappa Alpha Theta House before the weekly chapter meeting. We shuffled around the room, trying to get in some kind of...

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Snapshots

Jigsaws The strings of your violin are attached to my heartstrings. That is how I would begin a poem about you. I am too proud to say what I...

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New Haven, 06520

Students run frantically around New Haven—from a research lab, the Yale Center for British Art, Union Station, the gym. One girl goes to Shake Shack. Another runs into Claire’s...

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Essay

Halves

Alexa, years later, is making an art of chopping tomatoes and I am watching her. She pierces the flesh in a smooth circle and pries apart two halves. It...