Andrew Cramer
Staff Reporter
Andrew Cramer is a former sports editor, women's basketball beat reporter, and WKND personal columnist at the YDN. He still writes for the WKND and Sports sections. He is a junior in Jonathan Edwards College and is majoring in Ethics, Politics & Economics.
Author Archive
Gone but not forgotten: a few words on Bulldog Hotdogs

“It wasn’t just a bulldog hot dog. It was a bulldog home dog.” In those two sentences, Joel Banks ’25 captures a common sentiment around […]

WOMEN’S SOCCER: Bulldogs pick up first road win since 2019

For the first time since 2019, the Yale women’s soccer team won a game away from Reese Stadium, beating Seattle University 4–0 in the second game of their West Coast road trip.

Against advice

Yalies — especially the older ones — love to offer advice. The pretentious ones might even refer to it as imparting wisdom. That’s all well […]

Closing a Window

My second-floor bedroom window looks out over York Street — and coincidentally, the YDN building itself. Pulling back the curtains every morning, I check the […]

Should we silence the shower singer?

We have classrooms. We have common rooms. And we have a gleeful abundance of library reading rooms. Yet, when it comes to a space for […]

Allergic to Joy

No, I am not high. Nor have I been sobbing. It’s allergies. In the past week, seemingly every tree and flower in New Haven have […]

Espressin’ some thoughts on coffee

For years, I’ve held out. All the cool kids around me started doing it. I resisted, remembering my mom’s reminders not to cave to peer […]

Coming home… to campus

After a Spring Break that featured lots of showers without flip-flops and sleeping in my own bed, I returned to Yale with fears of rats […]

In defense of the dwindling, dawdling, doodling distractions

Over the past two semesters, several of my professors have outlawed technology in the classroom because it’s too distracting. I support their crusade. They are […]

“Smackdown” and the value of sibling violence

The so-called Dishes Dilemma: my parents were out for the night, so we had ordered in Chinese food. It was delicious. But now, someone had […]

Geronimo Stilton and the Mysteries of the Mousetiverse

SHHHHHH!!! Be very, very, very quiet. I can explain. Who am I to shush you? By cheese, I’ve forgotten my manners, haven’t I?!? My name […]