Emily Fenner
A time to learn, to jog — and yes, to move on

Last week marked the official beginning of spring. Weather.com indicated temperatures higher than 50 degrees, and, across campus, short skirts bloomed. It was finally warm […]

Diagnosis: senioritis. Cure: one senior essay

On April 4 at 5 p.m., more than 200 history majors turned in their final papers — which means that last week was senior essay […]

Not-quite-rebel (with an Ivy League cause)

Senior year of high school, my boyfriend and I sneaked out to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at 2 a.m. — we wanted to see if the […]

Addicted to success, and avoiding the cure

I walked out of my midterm Monday morning feeling only one thing: a sore right wrist. The exam had gone well, but I felt no […]

Where is the (Yale-oriented) love?

I’m a huge fan of Valentine’s Day. I like everything about it — red, pink, hearts, cards, flowers and especially chocolate. Perhaps on the surface, […]

When you live by the clock, relaxing is often hard work

Blizzard 2005. On Sunday, I woke to learn that the red line of the Boston subway was severely delayed and there was a good chance […]

Coming full circle, I’m all shopped out

I love going to the mall, but I have never particularly enjoyed Yale’s shopping period. This poses a problem for me twice a year when […]

Figuring out my future, eggnog in hand

With turkey under our belts and “Santa Baby” blaring in department stores, it’s official: The holiday season has begun. For us Yalies, December begins with […]

Nothing pedestrian about walking here

Here at Yale, my California driver’s license serves a very important function: entry into bars and nightclubs. And that’s it. Most of the time, I […]

Neither here nor there: my bicoastal identity

I am jealous of my suitemate. A moderate Republican from Ohio, she is an in-demand swing voter from a swing state. I, on the other […]