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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...

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Magical mystery tour

Okay, okay, okay. I want you to pick a card,” says Jay Wong, PC ’16. Skinny and copper-haired, he leans forward when he talks and gestures enthusiastically with his...

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Super bass

As I walked towards Stoeckel Hall 106 on the first day of class, I could already hear warbling synths and a massive wobble bass thundering through the room. As...

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Rising from the ashes

“This man is frail. He’s past the prime of life,” the tour guide says, gesturing at the old man hunched in the portrait beside her. “He’s old and powerless.”...

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The fourth dimension

When I woke up on Thurs. morning, it didn’t occur to me that five hours later I would end up sitting in a red armchair holding hands with a...

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Framing a vandal

“BOOBZ.” Not a word that someone strolling around campus would expect to see affixed to the Yale University Art Gallery (YUAG). But on Tues., April 1, a plaque engraved...

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Congregation of word

“If you’re alive tonight, say ‘Yeah, Yeah!’” Carvens Lissaint bellowed from the stage. The audience crackled with energy— we were very much alive, and had been since Lissaint and...

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Film forestry

Four up from the ground floor of The Study Hotel on Chapel Street, the elevator door slid open, and, beyond a wall of glass, New Haven unfolded before my...

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The Belgian buzz

There’s admittedly plenty of room for disappointment within the spacious white walls of Maison Mathis. Its house blend is burnt sometimes, its waffles are saccharine, and its mosaic floors...

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Gaines’ constellations

In a pitch-dark room, a constellation of pinprick stars floated in front of me. But the light was starting to change. Infinitesimally, the inky black washed away, and the...

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In the foodio

There’s no space to eat on the seventh floor of Loria—the desks are piled with basswood models and empty Willoughby’s cups, while the floors are littered with cutouts and...

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A cappelectric

You’re going to hear things that are like, ‘Woah, what is that, that can’t be right—’” says Jake Reske, DC ’14, “But it is. I promise you. It’s all...

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Mosse in a pink jungle

The room was dark, but inside the rectangle of images projected onto the screen, I hurtled through a pink jungle. The images flipped back and forth as the soundtrack...

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Great Caesar goes viral

The year is 1963. A young black boy falls in love with a red-haired white girl. By second 30 of “Don’t Ask Me Why,” the new music video from...

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Skulls and bones

I met Eamon Duffy, MED ’17, in a brightly lit hallway in the Yale School of Medicine’s Anatomy Lab. As he tugged on the strap of his backpack, messy bangs...

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Missed Connections

Star-crossed Bulldog seeks his destined Crimson partner You don’t remember me. We’ve only spoken once—I saw you dancing on top of a table at the Crimson party last November....

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Twirlin’ girl

She’s the girl who needs no introduc- tion, partially because you hear the crowd of drunk people behind you in the Yale Bowl screaming her name before she even takes...

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Bringing it on

If teen movies have taught us one thing, it’s to envy—or fear—the cheerleaders at school. But here at Yale, the stereotype cannot be further from the truth. In anticipation of...

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Hacking Yale

5000 hours of energy (1000 x 5 hour energy drinks), $20,000 in prizes, pizza and cookie boxes piled high: amped up from last year’s 35-student event, the 2013 Yale...