Call for Submissions: The Wallace Prize

Do you have any unpublished fiction or creative nonfiction? Would you like to win money and recognition for your work? The Wallace Prize for Fiction and Nonfiction is Yale’s most prestigious independently-awarded writing prize, and submissions are due tomorrow, Monday, Feb. 27, at 4 p.m. Application forms are available in the English Department office or […]

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A Match Made in New Haven

The Sponsor’s Pavilion at the New Haven Open sits back from the traffic of fans walking to center court at the Connecticut Tennis Center to watch the next tennis match. The white tent is surrounded by a white picket fence that seems oddly out of place when separating cement from more cement. On a Wednesday […]

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MAGAZINE | Yale poker star continues to win

After her $1,648,470 win at the Partouche Poker Tour Main Event back in November, Vanessa Selbst ’05 LAW ’12, has gone on to prove herself a true poker star by taking first place for the second year in a row at the PokerStars.net North American Poker Tour (NAPT) at Mohegan Sun Wednesday. Mohegan Sun is […]

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MAGAZINE | Hockey behind the scenes

In preparation for the Magazine’s cover story on men’s hockey, we made a visit to the hockey house on 65 Edgewood to get a behind-the-scenes look at the team. Photos by Melissa Johnson.

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MAGAZINE | The end of the (nonexistent?) world, in 20 words or less: finale

In 1974, editors John Tierney ’75, Christopher Buckley ’75, and Eric Goodman ’75 celebrated the second anniversary of the Yale Daily News Magazine by commissioning short musings on the theme of the Apocalypse from some of the country’s most distinguished writers — so distinguished, in fact, that the college kids were willing to fork out […]

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MAGAZINE | From Rand to Nabokov: The end of the world, in 20 words or less (part 3)

In 1974, editors John Tierney ’75, Christopher Buckley ’75, and Eric Goodman ’75 celebrated the second anniversary of the Yale Daily News Magazine by commissioning short musings on the theme of the Apocalypse from some of the country’s most distinguished writers — so distinguished, in fact, that the college kids were willing to fork out […]

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MAGAZINE | Prose and Poetry: The end of the world, in 20 words or less (part 2)

In 1974, editors John Tierney ’75, Christopher Buckley ’75, and Eric Goodman ’75 celebrated the second anniversary of the Yale Daily News Magazine by commissioning short musings on the theme of the Apocalypse from some of the country’s most distinguished writers — so distinguished, in fact, that the college kids were willing to fork out […]

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MAGAZINE | The end of the world, in 20 words or less

Wednesday, in the Yale Daily News boardroom, John Tierney ’75 regaled current “zeenies,” — as apparently he and his fellow editors, Christopher Buckley ’75 and Eric Goodman ’75, used to call their Magazine staff in 1974 — with stories from the early days of the Yale Daily News Magazine. He told us, for example, of […]

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MAGAZINE | A hope for a Casino Night revival?

While reporting last month’s article “Poker Face,” I interviewed Ken Adams ’67, a lawyer and professional poker player in Washington, D.C. Mr. Adams described to me how Connecticut law (unlike law in most other states) prevents risking money for games that are dependent in whole or in part on chance, outlawing not only entirely chance-based […]

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Poker Face

[ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”247″ ] It is November 6, about an hour into the Partouche Poker Tour Grand Final Tournament in Cannes, France. Of the 764 contestants who each paid 8,500 Euro to enter, eight surviving players sit around the rim of the green felt table. At stake is a purse of 1.3 million Euro. The table […]

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Jewish Enough

I’m running late to class, and, as usual, I’m stuck on Cross Campus strategizing how I will dodge my way across the traffic on Elm Street. I spot the Hasidic Jews who line the sidewalk, coaxing select pedestrians — those they assume to be Jews — to consider orthodoxy. As usual, they ignore me as […]

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Piece of New Haven

It’s August, and I miss New Haven food. I began pining earlier this summer while I was studying in Siena. Though I spent six weeks surrounded by arguably the best cuisine in the world, I occasionally found myself searching the streets of Italy for a Thai restaurant or the Caseus Cheese Truck. Even when I […]

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