Alex Klein
Klein: A great big congratulations

On Monday, MGMT’s lush, cerebral, fanboy-infuriating sophomore album, “Congratulations,” was leaked, snatched up by the grubby hands of the unwashed file-sharing hordes. On the band’s […]

Klein: Please, baby, don’t go

A great exodus is soon to take place, growing nearer and more portentous with each passing day. It will shake the foundations of social life, […]

Klein: Be my Valentine

Oh hey there, eligible, winsome Yale lady! I was wondering, what with, you know, Sex Week at Yale and all … Oh, no, no! Not […]

Klein: Confronting ‘that day’

On Monday, I stumbled across a long-forgotten image, innocuously laced within a reading assignment. The moment of recognition took, somehow, a perceptible instant, as if […]

Klein: Can you squeeze me in?

Dear Professor, You may not know me, but I certainly know you. I know your research, your résumé, your hopes, your fears, your wildest dreams: […]

Klein: Gaming global warming

“Where the heck is global warming? The fact is that we can’t account for the lack of warming at the moment, and it is a […]

Klein: The greats and me

An elite cadre of withered, wizened greats walks among us here at Yale. Few have access to them, and most have never even met them. […]

Klein: Where the wild things went

We’re going to make a place where only the things you want to happen, happen!” shouts the young Max, his smile awash in exuberant, bittersweet […]

Klein: Write dangerously, creatively

The essay prompt was simple enough: “If you had been an Enron executive during the months preceding the company’s bankruptcy, what course of action would […]

Klein: Send in the clowns

A shimmering flurry of sequins, leopard print, and cha-cha-chas launches itself onto the illuminated stage. The crowd gasps, horrified and enthralled. Out of this pandemonium, […]

Klein: Practice for us both

The other day I told a friend that I would be working as a staff columnist for the News this year. She responded: “Just please […]