Poetry

Entonces

March 31, 2015 • 0
On the Metro after beers and mezcal at Miralto overlooking all of D. F. Robin leans in with a warning. Once, on this line, Pantitlán towards Tacubaya, a man boards the train high probably on paint-thinner carrying a bag of broken glass into which he mashes his scarred fist and forearm while the whole car »
Poetry

Fable

March 31, 2015 • 0
Six brown ferrets, sinuous, were winding themselves like living ropes around the legs of the dining room table, each as narrow as my wrist. We all admired the ferrets. Then I returned after a week and found six earthworms shriveled on the carpet, leathered, thinner even than my  thinnest finger had become. Only the strongest »
Photo Essay

Four Pieces

March 26, 2015 • 0
Passionate about Chinese crafts, I went to a traditional ceramic workshop in Jingdezhen, China, to make ceramic sculptures and paint on porcelain plates. In “Four Pieces of Life,” I portray the four steps in my life, from birth and kindergarten to elementary and high school, in a photographic style. I accompany these paintings with fragmentary »
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Q's

In conversation: Richard Prum and Carl Zimmer

November 20, 2014 • 0
Yale professor Richard Prum, who received the MacArthur Genius Grant in 2009 for his work in evolutionary ornithology, and Carl Zimmer ’87, English professor and science journalist for The New York Times and other publications, first met when Prum came to Yale in 2004. The two friends got together one Tuesday afternoon for a quick »
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Photojournalism of New Haven

April 25, 2014 • 0
Over the course of the semester, the 15 students of CSSY 300: Photojournalism of New Haven have developed their photographic and narrative skills by exploring street photography, creating in-depth stories, and studying the history of photojournalism. Here is a small sample of their work. Damian Weikum Ryan Laemel Ryan Laemel Josh Ackerman Josh Ackerman Damian »
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April 25, 2014 • 0
REAL TALK with CAPTAIN RICHARD PHILLIPS By Abigail Bessler Merchant mariner and author of A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea, which detailed his experience being taken hostage by Somali pirates who hijacked his ship in 2009. His story, recently made into an Academy Awards-nominated film starring Tom Hanks, propelled »
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The 2014 Wallace Prize Issue

April 11, 2014 • 0
Thank you to everyone who submitted to this year’s Wallace Prize in fiction and nonfiction.  NONFICTION 1st Place: “Recurrence” by Jessica Blau ’17 2nd Place: “Let Sleeping Dogs Fly” by Tao Tao Holmes ’14 3rd Place (tie): “Taut and Bound” by Isabel Ortiz ’14 “Pennies and Pilgrims” by Julia Calagiovanni ’15   FICTION 1st Place: »
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Short Feature

The Gist

March 22, 2014 • 0
REAL TALK with THE BLACK PANTHERS By Eric Boodman In 1969, Black Panther Alex Rackley was tortured and killed by other members of his party. The resulting trials, held in New Haven, sparked enormous antigovernment protests, including a May Day rally in 1970 on the Green. Yale opened its doors to the protesters, allowing them »
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The Gist

January 31, 2014 • 0
REAL TALK with KINARI WEBB By Theresa Steinmeyer Founder and president of Health in Harmony, an organization that works with communities in Indonesia to develop programs that provide affordable healthcare. These programs lessen Indonesians’ reliance on environmentally destructive practices (such as logging), leading to a healthier and more sustainable future. Excerpts from a Jan. 14, 2014 »
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The Gist

December 1, 2013 • 1
DESKSIDE with JANA KRENTZ, librarian for Latin American Studies. *** REAL TALK with NICA NOELLE Award-winning writer, producer, and director of adult films. Style according to her website: “Putting people together who have some chemistry and then asking them to simply make love.” Excerpts from a Nov. 15 event hosted by Yale’s Sexual Literacy Forum »