Maia Decker
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
Yale poets, experts weigh in on relationship between social media, poetry

Often unrestricted by the conventions of traditional writing, poetry is an organic representation of human experiences, emotions and ideas. At Yale, many students use social media to either read poetry, or post works of their own.

An up close of Kuhl
Humanities Quadrangle serves as new home to 15 departments

After over 30 months of renovation, the Humanities Quadrangle — formerly known as the Hall of Graduate Studies — is completed and open to department staff, faculty and graduate students.

The interior of the Quadrangle
Students experiment with performance art in third annual All-Nighter Festival

On April 9, personal creative projects from Yale students were showcased in this year’s All-Nighter Music and Arts Festival — an event featuring performances by […]

The logo and background for All-Nighter 2021.
‘Save Myanmar’ video project raises awareness about political turmoil in Myanmar

Toward the end of February, David Stanley ’23 stayed up late every night to work on his most recent project: “Save Myanmar,” a short video […]

Stanley poses for a profile.
Yale School of Drama alumni reimagine Harry Potter with a transgender witch

“How would a transgender student experience Hogwarts?”  Logan Ellis DRA ’20 and his friends asked themselves this question when assembling a Lego Harry Potter set […]

Robert Wood Lynn awarded the Yale Younger Poets Prize

On March 11, the Yale Younger Poets Prize — the oldest annual literary award in the United States — was awarded to Robert Wood Lynn. […]

Schwarzman Center and Yale’s HAPPY initiative host screening of ‘Welcome to Chechnya’

On March 17, the Schwarzman Center opened its screening of an award-winning film called “Welcome to Chechnya.”  “Welcome to Chechnya” is a documentary by filmmaker […]

WORD and YUJC Collaborate in Virtual Audio-Visual Event

On March 5, Yale’s oldest spoken word group, WORD, and the Yale Undergraduate Jazz Collective, held a crossover event. The show, which featured jazz music […]

Baylina Pu double-exposed against an image of the moon;
Office of LGBTQ Resources welcomes transfeminine influencers to discuss modeling, TikTok and more

On March 5, the Office of LBGTQ Resources hosted a panel discussion on transfemininity in social media. The office welcomed Black transgender social activist and […]

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ARTIST PROFILE: Composer Julián Fueyo MUS ’23 receives national recognition for ‘The Eleventh Heaven’

Composer Julián Fueyo MUS ’23 is intent on understanding modernity through ancient concepts. Following the premiere of Fueyo’s piece “El Onceavo Cielo,” or “The Eleventh […]

On Cooking, Loving and Learning to Live

My new apartment has a small kitchen with a large window. Being in the heart of a mountain town in Montana, one can imagine the […]