Jessai Flores
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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 […]

What I Was Doing When I Opened My Yale Acceptance Letter?

Anastasia Ibrahim: Two days before my acceptance letter came out, my mom knocked lightly on my door and kneeled at my bedside with the most […]

The Wordle on the street

Every night as the clock strikes midnight, the Internet lights up in shades of gray, green and yellow. Splashed across web pages, chatrooms and Twitter […]

This Ghost is No More

       Outside of Farnam Hall, tucked away in a shady corner, is the unremarkable bench where I once sat and watched my life at Yale […]

The Echoing Green

Nestled in the atrophied heart of the city, beyond the iron gates of Old Campus, is the uneasy sprawl of the New Haven Green. It […]

FLORES: That’s Not My Name

When I arrived at Yale for the first time since it closed to avert a pandemic disaster, I was relieved that I would return to […]

The Rooms I Haunt

One year ago, one fateful March, I sat on a bench upon the Old Campus and I watched my life at Yale come to an […]

FLORES: The wheel of progress

There are moments when history calls upon us to forever change the course of our lives and the lives of our children. Just as our […]

FLORES: The journey home

When Yale students were informed that the University would be closing, perhaps indefinitely, to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus, my immediate feeling was […]