Katie Martin
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
#Meow Too

“Men are bad” is probably the biggest takeaway from 2017, so it’s no surprise that Kristin Roupenian’s short story “Cat Person” had the immediate resonance […]

Seven Miles to Heaven // Katie Martin

Driving to the Landscape Lab at Yale’s West Campus requires getting on I-95, getting off I-95, taking the ramp to get back on I-95, then […]

YCBA Vases Don’t Shatter Stereotypes

As you enter the Yale Center for British Art, the bright red vases of the new exhibit “Made in China” shimmer under the lobby’s natural […]

What to expect when you’re expecting (at Yale)

Planned Parenthood New Haven is a low brick building on Whitney Avenue and Edwards Street, just north of Science Hill and east of the Observatory. […]

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful

Why do we hate it when women try? When Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 stepped down as U.S. secretary of state in 2013, she was the […]

More Than Ever, God At Yale

In 1977, sociologists David Caplovitz and Fred Sherrow wrote that higher education was a “breeding ground for apostasy.” In 1983 another sociologist, James Hunter, claimed […]

Mortals on Olympus

If Donna Tartt had written her first novel with the sole intention of appealing to spoiled Ivy Leaguers, she would probably still have ended up with “The Secret History.” It’s basically a laundry list of things a certain kind of Yalie loves: elitism, the classics, substance abuse, bisexuality, exorbitant wealth and a truly shocking lack of consequences for bad behavior.

Beyond the pale

I have cried three times because of David Foster Wallace.