Henry Robinson
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
ROBINSON: A recourse to discourse

Yale students can have a lot of trouble articulating their political priorities.

ROBINSON: Vulnerability without vulnerability

I was lucky enough to have a FOOT group who listened to each other’s stories kindly and without judgment. But not every prefrosh is; and regardless, the performance anxiety often only gets worse when we step on campus.

ROBINSON: Beyond the “bubble”

The danger lies in believing that this kind of engagement is enough. Here is where the language of the “divide” fails to measure up: It only describes, and can only describe, a cultural phenomenon.

ROBINSON: Dressing the part

This piece is specifically targeted at those who cultivate that “disheveled look” —who not only have enough gender, race and/or class privilege to feel confident that they won’t be judged for their physical appearance, but also have enough entitlement to flaunt that privilege by ostentatiously not giving a damn.

ROBINSON: The duties of listeners

If we observe violence without experiencing it ourselves, do we have any right to become desensitized?

ROBINSON: Find your (true) niche

You were known more for what you did outside the classroom than what you did in it

ROBINSON: Enjoy the silence

Sometimes, when I’m working late in the stacks, I’ll sit in a darkened corner behind a maze of bookshelves, invisible and untraceable. I breathe easier then.

Music hall draws young crowd, energizing College Street

The College Street Music Hall is attracting millennials to nearby bars and restaurants, fostering a center of city nightlife.