Abigail Carney
Guest Columnist
Abigail Carney (JE '15) was one of the founders of Fossil Free Yale. She is now a writer based in Los Angeles.
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CARNEY & REED: At last, Yale will divest

Huddled underground in a Bass Library study room during the honeymoon after shopping period but before midterms, a group of us debated whether to call […]

We are Terrified

Emmet Hedin ’17 grew up on an organic vegetable farm in southeast Minnesota, where his family has been farming since his great-grandfather emigrated from Sweden […]


Carmen is the one who finds Sarah’s body. It is in the shed beside the dock behind the blackened burnt shell of a house in […]

Ten Thousand Trees

Sept. 22 I’ve always been a tree admirer, lover, protector, kisser, crier. The first time I drank too much, I cried for hours about the […]

Pai Contra

  When I was a boy and first upset by the strange filthy-looking people who paraded about our streets, asking for things, my father explained […]

The Kenwood Party

  Make a right on the road with the prisons. Once you’ve reached the biker bar with the chickens in the parking lot, turn left. […]

CARNEY: Learning without parents

  On Thursday evening, I saw my parents for the first time in two months. I was excited to see them and nervous about how […]

CARNEY: Rallies not enough

  At a climate action rally put on by the Connecticut branch of grassroots environmental organization 350.org, I wondered if 350 million of these would […]

CARNEY: Occupying the top

  Occupy Wall Street, a protest movement started by hundreds of people gathered in downtown Manhattan to protest the current state of capitalist America, has […]

CARNEY: The seventh distribution requirement

  With shopping period officially over, we’ve finished agonizing over the seminars we didn’t get into and the course areas we need to fulfill. The […]