Catherine Yang
Staff Photographer
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YANG: Lessons learned

At 10:30 a.m. on a sweltering Wednesday back in 2015, I attended my very first class as a Yale undergraduate. Back then, there was no […]

FICTION: October

It was Sunday, but even so, Darryl got up at 6 a.m. to walk to the office by the Brooklyn bridge. After shutting off his […]

YANG AND LIU: Reform Math 120

Stepping into Leet Oliver Memorial Hall for their first Math 120 class, Yalies have no reason to expect to suffer. After all, Math 120 is […]

YANG: On graduating early

Last year, halfway through fall semester and two tubs of Thai rolled ice cream, one of my friends mentioned the possibility that she would take […]

YANG: Welcome to the simulation

You know that feeling? The one you get when you really think about your place in the universe or when you try to comprehend the […]

YANG: The cure

It’s 9 p.m. on a Wednesday evening, and I’m sitting across from a friend in the Trumbull library. The narrow room is toasty and dimly […]

YANG: For my roommate

It must have started on a sunny Saturday morning last semester, when Zoe rolled over and stuck a hand out of her covers to wave […]

YANG: Headline overload

On these busy, rain-filled days of the new semester, time seems to pass in units of breaking news instead of minutes. The government shutdown. Puerto […]

YANG: Clean up your act

As far as bathrooms go, the one in my Trumbull entryway is concerningly subpar. Once my suitemate tried to flush the toilet, and instead it […]

YANG: Taking up space

Writing opinion columns is a precarious balancing act. Is the argument developed enough to satisfy the average Yale student? Is this topic too radical for […]

YANG: Inbox anxiety

There are a lot of things about myself that I expected to change once I started college — more friends, better classes, less junk food […]