Annie Cheng
Staff Reporter
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CHENG, SAAVEDRA & EARLY: Choose the alternative

The Senior Class Gift Team has been campaigning for the Yale class of 2020 to donate towards future generations of students. Instead, the Alternative Senior […]

FEATURE: Baking and breaking bread

Flour, water, egg and yeast. The sweet, sour fragrance is the first greeting of a bakery. The next, the buttery indulgence rising from rolling racks […]

New plaque honors Edward Bouchet

A plaque honoring physicist Edward Bouchet, class of 1874, went up on Friday.

In Trump era, Yale pledges to protect transgender students

The Yale community remains steadfast in its commitment to protecting transgender rights.

Between Love and War

Mohamed Hafez paced around his cluttered studio at 909 Whalley Ave. as he discussed his native Syria. “I am an architect, so I know how buildings fall apart,” he told me.

Play by play: Water’s End

The Saturday production of the play “Water’s End,” written and directed by Christina Carrafiell ’20, was an admirable effort.

J.D. Vance talks about the working class

On Wednesday afternoon, J.D. Vance LAW ’13, the author of The New York Times best-selling memoir “Hillbilly Elegy,” gave a lecture to a filled ballroom at the Omni Hotel.

Spotted: Yellowface in the Yale University Art Gallery

When I walked through the exhibition that claimed to celebrate the “vitality and spirit of urban life” in an immigrant era, I was floored by the lack of diversity.

Laundry in Beijing

I curled up in the chair, finding comfort in the overlapping shadows cast by the canopy of laundry. More than once, I fell asleep here. The next morning, we’d take in the dried laundry, inhaling the acrid sweet of Beijing-polluted sunshine.

CHENG: Dancing with the Devil

Sorotokin, who serves as the production and musical director, chose to put on “The Soldier’s Tale” after a lifetime of experience as a pianist and chamber musician. She, Facini and Yang met through the freshman Directed Studies program and were inspired by influences of classical literature.

Yale Cuban community reflects on Castro’s death

At Yale, reactions have focused largely Castro’s legacy of state-implemented violence and political misconduct.