Emily Schussheim
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
FICTION: Field Trip

Despite my best passive aggression, my mother took a Wednesday afternoon off from her extremely demanding job as the E.D. (executive director) of an elite […]

Why You Should Re-Watch “Hocus Pocus”

The crazy billowing dresses, the gelled-up orange hair, the dead man’s toe — it’s all just a bunch of hocus pocus, remember? Cringey pre-teen romance, […]

Are You Seeking Wisdom?

We were preordained to find Wisdom on our fated 1 a.m. stroll back from Bass Library. As the Gothic spires watched us in the darkness, […]

Sexism? Shrew That

“My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break,” Kate (Ryan Benson ’21) delivers fiercely through clenched […]

Hairless Dogs and the Like

I felt “at home” at Yale for the first time on a Tuesday night in November. I had a physics midterm Wednesday (back when I […]

This is CS50: The Cult

How do you measure, measure a semester? Maybe in crazy problem set all-nighters, to-go cups of granola from the dining hall or reckless jaywalking. What […]

For Your Little Free Time

“I’m bored out of my mind, too sick to even care. I’ll take a little walk. Nobody’s going to know I’m in Senior Ward” reads […]

Homemade Food Looks Good in You

“It has a little bit of espresso in it, is that okay?” Chef Claire Criscuolo of Claire’s Corner Copia is offering me a cup of […]

A Blueprint for Redemption

After showing his loosely autobiographical film “Blueprint” at the Whitney Humanities Center Sunday night, lead actor and co-writer Jerod Haynes expressed how incredible it was […]

Funny CAT VIDEO Compilation!

“Brothers Convince Little Sister of Zombie Apocalypse”; “Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum’s lip-sync battle”; “Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen.” If you knew these three videos were some of the […]

Marx-ian Madness: Is “Aelita” Revolutionary?

If dizzying scalene triangles, camel caravans, infants tied to high chairs or Soviet propaganda get your film-geek juices flowing, “Aelita” has some morsel of cinematic […]