Jordan Cutler-Tietjen
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
Announcing the winners of the 2019 Wallace Prize

  The Yale Daily News Magazine is thrilled to publish the winners of the 2019 Wallace Prize. The Wallace Prize recognizes previously unpublished fiction and […]

Wading Into Yale’s Cryptocurrent

Cormac Slade Byrd ’20 wakes up early. Never mind that it’s Sunday: Byrd doesn’t want to miss his 9 a.m. He won’t leave his room […]

Yale’s Brand, Then and Now

An Anatomy of Sterling Library’s Tailbone // Jordan Cutler-Tietjen

Inside the white cardboard box is the microfilm, wrapped like a roll of toilet paper for pygmy robots, which Alex Lance ’20 takes out and […]

The Writing on the Wall

We couldn’t stand the enigma of Yalies anymore, so we left civilization behind and retreated to the perpetually empty place: the stacks. As we languished one sunny afternoon between bookshelves at the heart of campus’s gothic temple to knowledge, floor 4M, pondering our social shortcomings mid-problem set, we looked up and had an epiphany: the answer to Yale’s social strife lies hidden in plain sight, the graffiti of the study carrels.

Scaffolding a Safe Space

Voke has created a space for LGBTQ+ identities to express themselves without hesitation, fulfilling the traditional sense of a safe space; but it also bears the responsibility of fostering artistic creation and free expression that sometimes challenges that safe space.

In “Amour,” classical meets contemporary

Members of the Yale Undergraduate Ballet Company broke with tradition as they pliéd to Beyoncé and pirouetted to Kygo in the Off-Broadway Theater last Saturday.


Mayo Clinic: Rochester, Minnesota By Lillie Lainoff I have seen the children whose sorrow tastes of licorice, that bites on tongues and leaves scars around […]

Q&A with Charles Hill, diplomat-in-residence and lecturer in International Studies

"It was simply that he was defiant against every person, angle, idea and behavior that the bulk of the population in the middle of the country were fed up with. It didn’t matter exactly what he was saying; all he had to be was against it. The more that he was against it, the more he was reviled and attacked by the media. The more the media attacked him, the more credibility he got with the population."

Q&A with Max Goldberg ’17, Spectrum Fellowship director at the Office of LGBTQ Resources

"So it’s not necessarily that we’ll see a step backwards in LGBT issues, but we’re going to see a halt in progress, and a movement that will hopefully refocus away from the federal level — except for the realm of very specific litigation related to employment. Of all the issues that a Donald Trump presidency is really going to threaten, I don’t think progress already made on LGBT issues is a concern."