Claire Ning Fang
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INSIGHT: Enough About Yale

In late August, a mysterious whiteboard appeared outside Woolsey Hall. On it was a monochrome photograph of a painting: “Elihu Yale, Members of his Family, […]

The Witch of the Mountain, Boundary-less Yamamba

The title of this marvelous and intriguing anthology, “Yamamba: In Search of the Japanese Mountain Witch,” edited by Rebecca Copeland and Linda C. Ehrlich, hints […]

Layers of Moss

“The Green Knight,” directed by David Lowery, is unafraid to subvert cinematic expectations. As a modern adaptation of an old poem, the movie plays with […]

Yalies Share Their Gratitude

This year has been tough, but there have been joyful moments, too. We asked Yale students from different class years to write about some of […]

Giovanna Truong
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

In the midst of this prolonged pandemic, enduring the seemingly endless monotony, I find myself grappling with boredom. With friends occupied and Zoom fatigue taking […]

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 […]