Jessai Flores
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Joy in the Life of Things

On Thanksgiving Day, I danced with the portrait of the woman in blue who was hung over the mantle of the Davenport Common Room. She […]

The Dog

The night the dog died, I was sound asleep tucked away in the corner of my massive room on the third floor of Davenport College. […]

Writing, Unconcentrated

At this point every semester, after having emerged from the perilous tides of midterm season, Yale students find themselves watching the waves recede and reveal […]

La Herencia

The News' illustrations editor reflects on his cover art for the Latinx Heritage Month special issue.

Panera Et Circenses

Panera is a peculiar beast. It is a fast food chain with the pomp of an upscale shoe store. It is a sandwich joint dressed […]

Growing Pains

Americans love a good coming-of-age story. Most of the literature and media we encounter and venerate is in some way a bildungsroman — a story […]

Happy, Free, Confused and Lonely at the Same Time

I believed that I was free the day my parents vanished into the horizon. It was move-in day, and the air was slick with moisture […]

The Four Seasons

To live at Yale is to watch it transform across the seasons. Each season brings out a different version of Yale, a different environment to […]

Louise Glück delivers 2022 Foundational Course Lecture

The Nobel Prize winner spoke at the Yale University Art Gallery on Tuesday.

The Eyes of the World

In my experience, being a first-generation, low-income student at Yale is a lot like having a target on your back. You go through your everyday […]

An Evening at Schwarzman Center

It is hard to see why Schwarzman Center is anything special. It houses Woolsey Hall, and if you did not know any better, it is […]