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Name games

A large group of protesters gathered in front of Calhoun College to rally against the name of a man alternately derided by people in the crowd as “racist,” “mud...

Dog days aren’t over

In early March of my freshman year, my suite mate (down on her luck after suffering a self-induced concussion) joked that she wanted a dog for her birthday.

Ustillup_yale?

Ustillup_yale is an Instagram account, run by a group of anonymous Yale students, known for posting screenshots of texts. These texts are usually sent by one student to another,...

On queerbaiting

“If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don’t put it there.”               –Anton...

Xìn rèn

“I live with my grandmother on my right shoulder, my grandfather on my left, my parents on my head, and God in my heart. I act as if they...

What now?

  Here at the Herald, we’ve been thinking a lot about what we are supposed to be doing. A week ago today, Donald Trump was sworn in as the...

A question of agency

One month before the election and three months before women around the world marched to declare their personhood, it was almost Halloween. Suburban housewives were picking out special on-sale...

A trip to Trumpland

WILL REID: If you’ve been following the mountain of op-eds and statistical mea culpas and other coverage on this last election, then you’ve probably heard that on Election Day,...

Art, song

[“Erlkönig,” Schubert] (all songs sung by Richard Lalli) EVE SNEIDER: This is Richard Lalli, MUS ’86, noted musician and Yale professor, singing his favorite song, Erlkönig… RICHARD LALLI: …which...

Meeting our newest neighbors

The daily routine of a refugee in New Haven doesn’t seem so different from that of any other New Haven resident—a mother sends her child off to school, a...

Ethnicity, race, and marginalization

I didn’t see any reason to submit my materials for review and rejection,” said Alyssa Mt. Pleasant (Tuscarora), a professor of Native American studies at Yale from 2006 through 2013. “I...

A Dawn to remember

Like many of the residents of the greater New Haven area, Lenny Paquette is Italian, sort of. He is a dog behaviorist and someone who will tell you to...

On the front lines

On Aug. 10, 2013, Photos Photiades, ES ’17, saluted his commanding officers one last time. Ten days later, he hung up his fatigues, hugged his family goodbye, flew to...

Fine dining, family style

As we walked through the front door, we were greeted by the sight of a uniformed Japanese man slipping his knife through a crescent of raw tuna. Pots bubbled...

Opportunity costs

“It’s one thing to just live your life without really thinking carefully about what you want to do or why you want to do it,” said Trevor Williams CH...

The secret life of bees at Yale

Founder’s Day, inaugurated in 2014 to commemorate Yale’s centuries-old history, brought spa water, sauteéd apples, and President Peter Salovey to Cross Campus once again this Wednesday, Oct. 5. But...