Claire Zalla
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
FICTION: The Sea Leash

The sea had already killed two people that summer. A woman who had traveled south from Médou eagerly waded into the water with her skirt […]

Earth, Music, and Magic: The 2018 CT Folk Fest and Green Expo

The Sorcerer raised up the two shining silver rings. He spoke softly, but we could still hear him above the rhythmic pounding of the drums […]

Wild and Precious

Whether it is transportation to Canada, a menu for a Kentucky Derby party or a schedule for completing all the readings I was supposed to […]

Sugar and a Slice of Human Decency

My finals as a first-year college student were as expected: drawn-out, emotionally taxing and physically demanding. Taping my eyelids open in the library on late […]

At the Bloody Edges of Memory

“I think about all the things that have been written about me — that I am an inhuman female demon, that I am an innocent […]

From Foursquare to Ives Squared

Walking into the Teen Center in the Ives Main Library branch of the New Haven Free Public Library on Elm Street, I was not entirely […]

4,000 Years of the Harvard-Yale Rivalry

As a first year fresh off the soul-sucking, acne-inducing, nutella-bingeing trainwreck that is the college admissions process, I entered Yale with a magnanimous attitude toward […]

Police Seek Serial Jaywalker — 5,453 Suspects Identified // Claire Zalla

The Yale Police Department is searching for a single suspect responsible for thousands, possibly millions, of jaywalking infractions committed since Aug. 23. The individual of […]

I’m With Caesar // Claire Zalla

“And this woman is now become a god!” exclaims Cassius of “Julius Caesar.” Yes, you read that correctly. In putting a fresh spin on this […]

Studio offers trap yoga

Alisa’s House of Salsa is now offering trap yoga classes, during which instructors combine the serenity of yoga with the energy and popularity of trap music.