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Articles by Sophie Haigney

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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...

Lit Issue

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...

Julia Kittle-Kamp YH Staff
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...

Jin Ai Yap YH Staff
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Julia Kittle-Kamp YH Staff

Power lines

“Don’t let the United Illuminating Company turn our ‘Elm City’ into ‘Wire City,’” wrote New Haven resident Gail Curran in a letter to Mayor Toni Harp, ARC ’78. And...

Madeline Butler YH Staff

Fitting in

It looms at 80 feet tall, its transparent glass façade grounded by a series of spindly columns flanking each side. The 2.25 million pounds of glass, four million tons...