Claire Ning Fang
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
Resilience and Love for Community: Chinese Restaurants in New Haven, A Pandemic Retrospective

When the coronavirus pandemic first struck the United States last spring, Hu Ping, the owner of Taste of China, Chuan Du Hotpot, Steamed Dim Sum […]

On Pandemic Gaming

It’s the middle of the pandemic (and it’s been the middle for a long, long time by now), and I am bored, and all my […]

What Did We Learn From the 1918 Influenza Pandemic? Not That Much.

They say we study history so that we may learn from the mistakes of the past and avoid repeating them in the future. The 1918 […]

HIKKIK”OMORI”: Shut-in, with a shut-in

OMORI, a hit indie Steam release that premiered Dec. 25, 2020, had been hotly anticipated for almost six years — and more, if you consider […]

The Last 400 Years of Witches in Fiction (and Feminism)

A few years ago, I stumbled upon a quote on TV Tropes about how cultural depictions of dragons varied according to the economic state of […]

Framing ‘Framing Britney Spears’

One of my earliest and deepest fears is the fear of becoming famous. Famous famous, specifically. I’d be okay with low-level fame, the kind that […]

Anime Among Us

Anime, in the West, remains relatively niche. Most Americans recognize Sherlock Holmes, Superman and Captain Ahab; fewer know Detective Conan, Saitama or Luffy. Aside from […]

Parents, city officials divided over NHPS reopening plan as seven schools confirm COVID-19 cases

On Jan. 19, most elementary New Haven Public Schools partially reopened for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit last March. Since then, a […]

Reflections on the Freshman Plague

Remember the days when that annoying itch at the back of your throat heralded only a few days or so of minor inconvenience? When a […]

Dora Guo
Emoji Map

The Emoji Map is a collaboration between WKND and the News’ Data Desk to share Yalies’ stories. Have a story you want to share? Drop […]

A Hopeless Romantic’s Take on the Yale Marriage Pact

As part of the 45 percent of Yale students who signed up for the Marriage Pact, I’ll say, it definitely lent some spice to this […]