Anne Gross
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
Do You Know How to Read

I was fed up. I had been close reading since my sophomore year of high school, and I couldn’t seem to stop. I agonized over the construction of sentences. I coaxed secrets from ambiguous words. Then, I combined these minutiae into a larger observation about the text, which would inevitably yield a vaguely potent conclusion. 

Mary Orsak ’22’s inexhaustible passion for Eastern European studies

“My shoelaces are absolutely always untied,” Mary Orsak ’22 said. “I am not what you’d expect a Rhodes scholar to be.” Orsak, who is from […]

Wayne Escoffery leads Yale Jazz Ensemble in performance celebrating Thelonious Monk and Duke Ellington

New Yale Jazz Ensemble Director Wayne Escoffery led the band in a concert on Wednesday, as band members expressed frustration with University policies for the performing arts.