Eric Krebs
Staff Columnist
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KREBS: This is your dog on wellness

I never thought I had it in me to become one of those crazy dog people. And then, in the spring of my freshman year, […]

KREBS: Gimme some truth!

There are few facets of the Yale Daily News that I despise more than the neutral fact, the simple sentence capstone to nearly every news […]

Behind The Ears: Silence

Behind the Ears’ first episode is about silence — what does it mean? It is a story in three parts: Part 1: Silent parties Part 2: […]

KREBS: The devil’s (straw) advocate

It’s the first day of class. You shuffle into your seminar, grab a seat and take a look around. You assess your classmates. Across from […]

No Done Deals

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m.: a crowd of 20 packed into a conference room on the first floor of the Rose Center. Dwindling afternoon light […]

KREBS: Class action

In my last column, I argued that we need to talk about class. If you read it, consider this a follow-up. If you haven’t read […]

KREBS: Class acts

My father — a lifelong union electrician with a perma-locked elbow, bum shoulder and unceasing aches to show for it — is a man of […]

Borges, In Orbit

When an astronaut first enters orbit, they often turn around and look back at the planet from whence they came, and something changes. As declassified […]

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KREBS: Tragedy of Commons

The Brazillian highway, BR-163, stretches nearly three-thousand miles through Amazonia, from the southernmost state of Rio Grande do Sul to the ports of Pará in […]

The Phantom in Your Pants

Picture this. It’s summer — bzz — and you’re relaxing. Maybe you’re on your lunch break sweating through your business casual. Maybe it’s the weekend, […]

KREBS: Yale’s arc

I didn’t grow up in poverty. Not even close, really. I grew up well connected, too — if I wanted in on the International Brotherhood […]