EARNEST: Oatmeal and Monophobia

October 12, 2012
I remember my first encounter with the phenomenon of the solo-eater predator. It was October. With the poor foresight of a freshman still accustomed to the daily school schedule, I had shrewdly chosen an 8:25 a.m. Spanish class. I had finally disentangled myself from the holy sanctity of a down comforter, bolted from the twilight »

“Dr. Faustus” director discusses Gertrude Stein, identity crises

October 26, 2011
On Tuesday, Gertrude Stein’s 1938 play “Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights” opened at the Iseman Theater. Based on the German myth of a man named Faust who sells his soul to the devil in return for unlimited knowledge, the play deals with issues of identity, ego, good and evil. Director Lileana Blain-Cruz DRA ’12, who »

Discrimination lingers in post-9/11 era

October 18, 2011
A decade after the Sept. 11 attacks, Yale students are still discussing their effect on the way minorities are perceived in the United States. The South Asian Society at Yale, in collaboration with the Yale Chaplain’s Office and two other student groups, held a forum Monday night for reflection on racial profiling in the post-9/11 »
Yalies joined Wesleyan students on the New Haven Green for a bike ride on Saturday as a part of 350.org’s  “Moving the Planet” rally.

Environmentalism rally held on Green

September 26, 2011
“Fossils are friends — not fuel,” read one of dozens of cardboard signs that Yale and Wesleyan students toted across the New Haven Green on Saturday for Moving Planet Day. The event, whose purpose was to encourage Connecticut to move beyond fossil fuels, was a part of a larger effort organized by 350.org, an international »