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Discussing Politics, Woong Talks Music

September 19, 2014
Woong’s playful attitude permeated his talk Wednesday night, which was intermingled with piano performance. He started off his presentation by discussing how, in addition to Western training, North Korean musical students are taught to play North Korean folk songs adapted for piano, a few of which he introduced us to.
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Aminatta Forna: A Worldly Wordsmith

September 5, 2014
A writer whose childhood was spent variously in Scotland, Sierra Leone, Great Britain, Iran, Thailand and Zambia, Aminatta Forna truly embodies what it means to be a global author.
A new sort of street food

Crêpes land in New Haven

July 13, 2014
At the corner of High and Chapel Streets, and between the established Yale foodie favorites Froyo World, Little Salad Shop and Atticus, French crêpier Adil Chokairy has set up shop. Or rather, set up cart.
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YaleDancers Makes You Wanna

December 6, 2013
Let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to be a dancer? From the ballerina figurines in music boxes to the hit documentary “Mad Hot Ballroom,” society’s collective admiration for dance is far-reaching, and we are in lifelong awe of those people, the dancers, who are able to live and breathe the essence of the art. We »
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Overheard on Break

November 29, 2013
After three days of Thanksgiving break spent watching TV with my family, cuddling with my dog, and enjoying afternoon naps in my own bed, I realized that I had committed one of the greatest 21st century sins: going three whole days without checking my Facebook. This past Wednesday evening as I sat on my living room couch with a hot mug of tea, I finally decided to rectify the situation and put myself back in touch with civilization.