And some more winners are…
Date #1 I had been to Soul de Cuba on a date once before, but not with a stranger. After my date introduced herself as Rose, we eased into the usual small talk of colleges, classes, and life goals. Rose stopped me when I mentioned my philosophy lecture — she was also in the class! »
And the winners are…
Date #1: Patrice Bowman ’15 and Jordan Konell ’15 His Take: I sat in the Pierson Common Room, at once browsing Barracuda’s online menu and debating whether to further unbutton my shirt to let my chest hair roam free. I was nervous not just because I was going on a blind date — »
The Road to Heaven is a Two-Way Street
When I met Katie, I’d already had plenty of practice giving my friends the benefit of the doubt. Whether that meant believing something about the past, the way I did with Julia, or hoping for a glamorous future, as with Katie, I trusted in possibilities for them that I would have liked for myself.
The Blindest Date: Queer Edition!
Now you, dear reader, get to vote for your favorite contestant to determine who gets paired up for a V-Day blind date. Simply visit the WKND section of the YDN’s website, click on this article, scroll down and vote in the polls for your favorite bachelors and bachelorettes by midnight next Wednesday.
WKND Reads Your Sexy Horoscope
Having put our faith in small talk, alcohol and Tinder, and having been consequently disappointed by each, WKND has since put our faith in the stars. And what do you know — they’ve disappointed us too! But that experience has left us with a working knowledge of sexy astrology, a gift that we shall now bequeath upon you, dear reader. Behold: Your Sexy Horoscope!
Dance Like I Do: On Seniors and What is Fun
This leads me to ask us: what is this fun? And where is it to be found? And why? Is it at the dance parby with the musics turned all the way up? Is it moving and shaking your parts at the dance clud, all packed in tight like jibbies? NO. It is in us, it is inside of we. Let me explain to it.
The Blindest Date
Feeling lonely? Lovelorn? Dreading Valentine’s Day? Never fear — WKND has devised the perfect solution to Yalies’ amorous woes. We’ve selected a lucky ten bachelors and bachelorettes from a large and qualified pool of applicants for this week’s straight edition. (Queer edition to come!) Now you, dear reader, get to vote for your favorite contestant »
The Blindest Date 2015
Dear Yale, Do you have carpal tunnel from swiping left so many times? Do you find yourself flirting with the waitresses at Mamoun’s because, hey, what have you got to lose? Are you taking Sexy Psych as a self-help class? Are you lonely, Yale? If so, fear not. Well, fear a little bit. But definitely »
Choose your own snow day adventure
Is this just a flowchart? No, because a flowchart is a flowchart, and this is an adventure. QED.
You wake up with your head pounding and roll over to look at the clock. 10:35 AM. Damn, maybe that last round of Fireball shots was a bad idea, especially because you have class in…
WAIT! It’s a snow day!
Shop Till You Stop
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to step inside Gant, the shirt and shop that dressed Yale? Have you, poor thing, ever wondered what it would be like if you were actually dressed by Gant? Well, wonder and hope no further. The only thing you can afford in our store is the paper stuffing we put in our ultra-exclusive leather shoes.
Over winter break, my friend told me to try Sims Freeplay on my phone. Being the sheeperson that I am, I downloaded it from the App Store and created my first character, Bilbo Baggins, who lives in a log cabin. (I had just watched the Hobbit trilogy.) On the afternoon of December 30, as I »
“Return Journey” Does Not Go Gently Into That Good Night
I first heard Dylan Thomas’s famed villanelle, “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night,” just a couple weeks ago in the new Christopher Nolan blockbuster Interstellar. Michael Caine, each time the topic of mortality comes up (which is often) beats us over the head with it — “rage, rage, against the dying of the light” — and proceeds to build a giant spaceship.