Andrew Kornfeld
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
“How long will I need to be in here?”: The “Elder Statesman” dies after contracting COVID-19 in NY prison

As Benjamin Smalls looked out of his window from his hospital bed in Poughkeepsie, New York, he told his daughter he was grateful for the […]

TikTok is Saving Us

Everything’s different now. The rhythm of normal life has been broken by the reality of quarantine and Zoom and social distancing — words that didn’t […]

The Hidden Charge: Connecticut’s Fight for Free Prison Phone Calls

During Jovaan Lumpkin’s 11 and a half years in prison, his mother never missed the phone bill. Jovaan, a 34-year-old Hartford resident, was incarcerated for […]

STRANGERS: Changing the World with Reilly Johnson ’22

During Reilly Johnson’s first semester at Yale, her mother sent her a package. Inside was a cross-stitched image of Ruth Bader Ginsburg framed next to […]

From The Sidelines

With two seconds left in the 2012 Fire Island Basketball Tournament championship game, first-round player Zuri Pavlin drained a turn-around jumper to give the white […]

Remembering Her Family’s Tragedy: A Preview of “Fun Home”

When Danilo Gambini moved to New Haven from Brazil in 2016, he went to New York to see the musical Fun Home. The production had […]