Anabel Moore
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
The Pop Purist

This month, Lila Drew’s music is featured on Spotify’s “late night vibes” and “night pop” playlists. Indeed, listening to her music feels like stepping into […]

On Annette

After 38 years with Yale Hospitality, Annette Tracey has come to be known as the “Queen of Berkeley” and the “Belle of Berkeley” to students […]

Final Stroke of Fading Jewels

Black photo albums, treasure troves of almost 70 years of my nuclear family’s personal histories, are stacked in a cupboard in my living room. Each […]

Blurbs: WKNDers’ summer travel horror stories

I am used to Americans nagging and pushing me at JFK airport, but I was hopeful on my flight to Miami this year. I was […]

Farewell to the Genie’s Lamp

In May, I wished for an emergency exit from my own life, some way to flee a body wracked by COVID-19, the flu and stress. […]

Filling the First-Year Void

The architecture of the 1928 wing of the Old Yale Art Gallery at the corner of Chapel and High Street is stunning: huge, arched windows […]

What I Was Doing When I Opened My Yale Acceptance Letter?

Anastasia Ibrahim: Two days before my acceptance letter came out, my mom knocked lightly on my door and kneeled at my bedside with the most […]

Tuff Luck and a Toyota

The Toyota Hilux is marketed — at least in England and other left-hand-drive countries — as “the world’s toughest pickup.” There’s a lot to unpack […]


Monday morning: chemistry lecture, biology quiz, chemistry lab. Monday evening: lab reports, adaptive quizzes, readings for seminar the next day. Next, next, next, tasks checked […]

WKND’s Guilty Pleasures

Mahesh Agarwal: Last week, I was enjoying a thick dollop of yogurt when I heard laughter, followed by murmurs: “Fascinating. I’ve never seen someone eat […]

INSIGHT: Welcome To The Metaverse

The concept of the metaverse has its origins in Neal Stephenson’s 1992 novel, “Snow Crash,” a dystopian vision of the 21st century which depicts a […]

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