Benjamin Gervin
Staff Columnist
Benjamin Gervin writes essays for the WKND desk as a staff columnist. From the Bay Area, he is a sophomore in Morse College double-majoring in History and English. His column, "Voices of Yale," uncovers the stories of Yale students and staff from all walks of life.
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On the Nintendo DS

When I was younger, my family took drives. The destinations blur. A distant relative’s, maybe. Some site from my parents’ past, or my mom’s old college bookstore.

On Summer; or, on Arcadia

“The summer wind, came blowin’ in from across the sea It lingered there to touch your hair and walk with me All summer long we […]

On California

A few New Englanders here have told me that I give off East Coast energy. Maybe I have just adapted to Yale. Or maybe I […]

On Beards

New Haven’s magnolia trees blossom. Under these aesthetic petals, a friend and I eat lunch. The sudden heat of spring invites rosy talk of summer. […]

Voices of Yale: Paul Ji and Glory

“Discuss three representations of glory in the works we’ve read this semester.” That was the essay question for my Directed Studies literature final last fall. […]

Housing lottery begins under reformed draw process

After the announcement that the University would standardize the housing draw across residential colleges, Dean of Yale College Pericles Lewis told the News what students can expect in current and future years.

To the Lighthouse

About a week ago, I finally arrived at Mory’s. Mory’s Temple Bar is a private club on York Street and a staple of the Yale […]