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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Graphic by Haewon Ma

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Wrong side of paradise

In the musical Annie, the eponymous curly-haired ginger protagonist walks into a rich man’s mansion and begins to sing “I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here.” Walking into the...

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With him, or with them?

On Aug. 8, around 1:00 a.m., a screenshot from the Yale College Republicans’ Twitter account surfaced on the Facebook feed of Overheard at Yale: “NEWS: The Yale College Republicans...

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Looking at “Leo”

Two stone lions, majestic and male, perch on either side of the steps that rise to the door of 35 High Street, the longtime off-campus house of Sigma Alpha...

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All in the family

I want to unsubscribe from my family panlist. Almost daily, I get neighborhood robbery reports, updates on my kindergarten friends, and forwarded beauty newsletters that I wish didn’t crowd...

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Divested interest

In the last year, members of Fossil Free Yale (FFY) have presented at administration meetings, occupied Woodbridge Hall, waved signs, and been arrested. But on Thurs., Apr. 21, members...

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Metal, Rubber, and Grease

The conditions were certainly not ideal for a bike ride: it was pouring rain, and Jake Adams was in an unfamiliar city. Only days after moving to New Haven,...

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Life with parole

When Governor Dannel Malloy first announced his Second Chance Initiative in December, Dan Jusino was skeptical. Malloy argued that by diverting ex-offenders into programs of “rapid attachment” to the...

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Sex edit

At New Haven’s Wilbur Cross High School, Martin Clark is known as “condom guy” or “Trojan.” Clark walks the halls with condoms on hand to distribute to his fellow...

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WhyCC?

At Yale, caring is cool. Students are celebrated for using their voices to advocate for fossil fuel divestment, the hungry and homeless in New Haven, to sing. When it...