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Interviews

Sitting down with Stacy Spell

Stacy Spell is the president of the West River Neighborhood Services Corporation. Named the New Haven Independent’s Man of the Year in 2011, Spell has dedicated himself to his...

Sitting down with Todd Lyon

Located at 93 Whitney Avenue, the Fashionista Vintage & Variety has been establishing itself as a staple of the Yale and downtown New Haven communities for over three years....

Sitting down with Louise Glück

Louise Glück is a major voice in contemporary poetry. Born and raised in New York, Glück has published 14 collections of poetry, which have earned her numerous awards and...

Sitting down with Drew Ruben

Drew Ruben, SY ’11, founder of Blue State Coffee, had not yet graduated before his store became a campus staple. Upon graduating, Ruben took a job at the hedge...

Sitting down with Nancy Kuhl

In addition to co-editing Phylum Press, a small poetry publisher, and being the author of two chapbooks and a collection of poetry, Nancy Kuhl is the Curator of Poetry...

Sitting down with Marc Grossman

An eminent U.S. diplomat and new Kissinger Fellow at Yale, Ambassador Marc Grossman has served in a range of positions since 1977, including U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Under Secretary...

Sitting down with David Joselit

As Carnegie Professor of History of Art, David Joselit has studied everything from Duchamp to television. His 2012 book, After Art, considers the ways in which digital technology and...

Sitting down with Sam Shleifer

Big data analytics, the use of computational programming to interpret large collections of data, is growing quickly in popularity. From Moneyball to Nate Silver, statistics are slipping into our...

Sitting down with Chris Stedman

After a secular upbringing in Minnesota, Chris Stedman converted to evangelical Christianity when he was 11. He later spent several years speaking in front of religious audiences as a...

Sitting down with Shubhendra Agrawal

Shubhendra Agrawal is a transfer student from the National University of Singapore through the Yale Visiting International Student Program (Y-VISP). This week, the Herald sat down with him to...

Sitting down with Kenneth Reveiz

While most Yale students bid farewell to New Haven after graduation, poet Kenneth Reveiz, CC ’12, stayed in the Elm City to help found the People’s Arts Collective (PAC)....

Sitting down with Evan Frondorf

Evan Frondorf, SM ’14, is the director of sports broadcasting for WYBC Yale Radio. For the past year, his voice has brought Bulldog fans the play-by-play on Yale basketball,...

Sitting down with John Roemer

Raised a socialist, professor of political science John Roemer became a revolutionary during his time at UC Berkeley in the 60s. After his suspension from the University and a...

Sitting down with Sandra Olsen

In 1638, the Rev. John Davenport founded the Center Church on the Green in New Haven, then a Puritan colony. Nearly 400 years later, the Herald sat down with...

Sitting down with Siwar Mansour

An Arab-Israeli from Tira, Israel, 18-year-old Siwar Mansour is a violinist for Heartbeat, a pop music group that brings Israeli and Palestinian teenagers together through the power of melody....

Sitting down with Rolf Potts

Rolf Potts is a travel writer, journalist, and non-fiction writer. He is the author numerous magazine and website articles, as well as  two books: Vagabonding, an “uncommon guide to...

Sitting down with Eva Respini

Eva Respini is an associate curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Most recently, she organized the Cindy Sherman retrospective, bringing together over 170 photographs from...