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No ticket? No problem

I concede that the Whaling Crew’s Andrew Sobotka, JE ’15, is a mastermind. Possibly an evil mastermind, but I can only guess at his motivations. Like most of Yale’s...

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Hand-picked

On a December 2006 afternoon, light shone through the gallery’s glass-paned entryway and landed on a sun-dappled collection of contemporary sculptures at the unveiling of Louis Kahn’s latest New...

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True life: trapped (five)

Personally, elevators stress me out. You’re essentially forced to stand in a confined box with strangers for a prolonged period of time, awkwardly avoiding eye contact. Then you have...

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True life: trapped (four)

On a Monday morning, two days before Halloween, two Yale students were trapped. Hurricane Sandy was expected to hit New Haven that night, and extracurriculars had been cancelled for...

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True life: trapped (three)

On the count of three, everybody jump! One, two…” It started way too early for a Sunday morning at the beginning of September last year. Allie Banwell, PC ’17,...

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True life: trapped (two)

An elevator in Payne Whitney Gym can hold up to 2,500 pounds. That’s more than a ton of weight. That’s about three grizzly bears. Ten NFL linebackers could ride...

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True life: trapped (one)

If you’re driving, Genevieve Fowler, TC ’16, might not come along. “When I’m getting in a car with someone for the first time,” she says, “It’s a hit-or-miss thing.”...

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To catch a thief

The temperature-controlled room was set to 70 degrees, but the man couldn’t stop sweating. His eyes darted around the dimly-lit space, and rested hungrily on the yellowing books laid...

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Spoon-fed

People care about food now more than ever, but college is still known as the place where good food goes to die,” says Mackenzie Barth, co-founder of Spoon University,...

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From stalk to stand

Outside the plastic tarp, the early autumn breeze sweeps over the farm, but inside, the air is warm and still. Sweat drips down my back and condenses in little...

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Cardio Step

CARDIO STEP: A high-intensity total body workout, combining aerobic movements with pro- gressive strength training techniques, including steps, hand weights, and various toning and shaping techniques. Cardio Step: the...

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30-60-90

30-60-90: A high intensity interval training workout consisting of cardio, strength training, plyometrics and static holds designed to get you in the best shape of your life. Very challenging...

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Cardio Kickboxing

CARDIO KICKBOXING: An amazing aerobic experience, utilizing martial arts based kickboxing techniques to increase muscular strength, cardiovascular conditioning, coordination, and balance. No prior martial arts experience necessary. I don’t...

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Spinning

SPINNING: Climb aboard our specialized bikes and enjoy this unique mind-body experience. Our instructors will lead you through a variety of courses as you “ride with the pack” in...

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Zumba

ZUMBA: Often described as a “fitness party,” Zumba includes fast but easy moves that will allow you to achieve long-term goals while having fun! This unique and popular fusion...

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Just my type

She’s poised, hair tied back under a bright red headscarf, sharp eyes staring out through square black glasses, thin wrist wrapped in a red bracelet that glints as she...

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Slow motion for me

The sharp arch of a bare, extended arm. The slow flutter of a bright green shawl. The thin line of shadow in the dip above a sternum. Slowly, almost...

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Sterling citizens

During its construction last year, I convinced myself that Sterling was mine. On the other side of doors hidden at the end of white-walled hallways, I discovered obscure reading...