Isa Dominguez
Contributing Reporter
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Richard Hausman ’24 and Pradz Sapre ’24 “enjoying a lovely picnic.” A beige couch was set in the center of Cross Campus. A white table […]

DOMÍNGUEZ: What in the Yale does diversity mean?

Last fall, I read my Yale admissions file in a Zoom with a frustrated, middle-aged woman from the University Registrar’s Office. She silently shared her […]

DOMINGUEZ: The question of worth

I closed the textbook and leaned back in my chair. I stared at the dimly lit ceiling. My phone suddenly started to vibrate. Mom’s calling. […]

DOMINGUEZ: Seminar “English”

“The way Chaucer utilizes language to convey the complex sentiments of love and sex in conjunction with natural metaphors that are typically connotated with a […]

PORTRAIT: The Mathematical Genius from Silliman’s Attic

Last June, my friend and I found the door to a makeshift attic inside of Silliman College’s Grove Street tower. It was locked, but with […]

WKND stands for We Know Nothing Dammit

I was a “grandma.” I said “William Harkness Hall” instead of “WLH,” and “Linsly-Chittenden” instead of “LC.” And in an application for a prize, I […]

From the land of Pitbull to the land of Bulldogs

Eda: Oh, Miami — so you’ve lived here your entire life right? Isa: Yes, I am a “Miamian” by birth and mannerisms. E: Is it […]

Some Suite Tunes

Inspired by Julie Beck from “The Atlantic” and her series “The Friendship Files,” Isa Dominguez has a conversation with two first-years from Timothy Dwight College. […]

Shakman’s journey from Westwood to Westview

Yale in Hollywood, an alumni-based organization that features Yalies working in the entertainment industry, hosted Matt Shakman ’97 last Friday as a part of their […]

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An Elegy for Hugs

I saw once   Someone holding a sign In big letters it said “Free hugs! Spread love, not hate!”   I walked by that person, […]

Chasing Success

There are three rules I used to follow while chasing for opportunities to succeed. One: Once I saw an opportunity, I had to chase it. […]