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Artistic refuge

Arranged without decoration, the photographs lining the walls of the Davenport Art Gallery record the path of the Syrian conflict as described through refugee voices—the broken promises for peace...

PITCH perfect

Anyone who’s made the trek up Science Hill has seen clusters of students leaving lectures, worked into a hushed frenzy as they scheme to get involved in a professor’s...

LGBT-who?

The people dancing, drinking, and talking at the LGBTQ Cooperative (Co-op) party last Friday came from all different corners of Yale. People from Christian groups on campus, from club...

Living free

Before she enrolled in Yale’s nursing program, Bethany* struggled with cocaine and alcohol addiction. In high school, she did everything she considers “typical” of a drug-using teenager, including showing...

What the truck?

It’s Monday afternoon, and Yale students are rushing through Cross Campus. A few wander over to check out a brown mini school bus parked along College Street between WLH...

Here comes the sun

It’s easy to take electricity for granted; lightbulbs, stereos, and computers are such constant features that one can start to take them for granted. But what happens when the...

The Trump effect

“To know that the Islamophobic sentiments expressed are helping boost people’s approval for certain politicians speaks to the larger problem of growing racism.”

What to require

The reality of racial disparities on Yale’s campus has been made clear in recent weeks. Examining the 2015 Blue Book offerings illustrates that the curriculum reinforces those divergent experiences....

Defending wages

“¿Quién ha sido víctima del robo salarial?” About half of the people sitting in the room raise their hands. Yes, they have been victims of wage theft. It’s a...

Infographic: media coverage

Students and faculty on campus have criticized the national media for misrepresenting the narrative of racial dynamics at Yale. Journalists initially applied a familiar discourse on the dangers of...

The testing gap

The lobby of Fair Haven K-8 School is airy and clean. Down white hallways classroom doors hang open, and children’s chatter bubbles from within. Walking past bright posters and...

Voicing change

Two events this past week exposed the realities of racial divides on campus. In their aftermath, a forum, titled “Addressing Appropriation and the Power of Language,” brought hundreds of...

Framing the classroom

Professor Michael Frame is a badass. This is the general consensus of his past and present students, a sentence echoed in Yale Bluebook evaluations and in sales pitches from...

The promised land

The corner of Starr and Newhall Street smells like wet paint. Many of the other street corners seem to, today. It’s a beautiful October afternoon, and I’m driving through...

Spreading the safety net

The waiting room at the Fair Haven Community Health Center’s new clinic emanates warmth. Soft lights illuminate the space, wood accents are incorporated throughout, and cool clean stone tiles...

Confronting crisis

A devastating humanitarian emergency is unfolding. And, with it, Yale academics and students are seizing the opportunity to support and advocate for those caught in the crossfire. With approximately...

Tradition and transition

I arrived at Davenport College in its 81st year. The residential college system at Yale was born in 1933 out of a desire to retain the sense of close...

An anti-hero for the Park City

“Joe Ganim: convicted of 16 felonies, sent to federal prison for seven years, costing every Bridgeport taxpayer almost $1,400,” announces the opening of Mayor Bill Finch’s television ad. Now,...

Curing the curriculum

While shadowing in the hospital, Dervin Cunningham, MED ’19, noticed a physician giving him and his fellow students strange glances. “I realized that his doctor was giving me weird...