Ella Attell
Contributing Reporter
Ella Attell is a rising senior from Cleveland, Ohio. She studies English and is a big fan of her mom and dad.
Author Archive
ATTELL: Curtain call

“Clearly, Milton’s verse is self-conscious. It drips with a hyperawareness of the canon and an unbearably cultivated ethos. His semantic curation wouldn’t be out of […]

Sophia Zhao
How to be or not

My favorite scene from the screen this year comes not from “Marriage Story” but a television show of equal acclaim. In Season 2 Episode 4 […]

ATTELL: Our pitfalls and plot holes

I spent this past summer helping rising high school seniors compare dying orchids to dermatology, fallen apples to empathy and spatial vacuums to chronic anxiety. […]

Red Light, Green Light

One of the most iconic images in American literature is a man grasping at a distant light. He begs the darkness for something he can […]

ATTELL: Crazy stupid love?

To be a college student is to feel that you know everything and nothing at once. I sit in my Directed Studies philosophy class and […]

With a Pep in Their Step

The Yale cheerleading team is cheerful, and they don’t care who knows it. This past Tuesday, I took the elevator up to the sixth floor […]

Strangers: Late-night Chatter with Siddharth Chatterjee

My conversation with Siddharth Chatterjee, Yale NUS ’21, was the kind you hope to have at 10:00 p.m. on a Tuesday night but cannot always […]

The Gurls in the Clurb

Earlier this week, I listened to one of the foremost political philosophers in the country speak about the distinction between convention and nature. This same […]

“Laughing at Crying Babies”: Tarek Ziad Isn’t Clowning Around

A familiar face enters the black box theater in a new light. The iconic mop of playful curls is now clean-shaven. Tarek Ziad, DC ’20, […]