McKinsey Crozier
Staff Columnist
McKinsey Crozier is a junior in Timothy Dwight College. Her column, 'Left and Write,' runs on alternate Fridays.
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CROZIER: Thin blurred line

On April 15, the Civilian Police Oversight Agency in Chicago released bodycam footage of the March 29 shooting of Adam Toledo. He was just 13 […]

CROZIER: Easier than love

“Let’s get a meal sometime!” This phrase echoed through my brain as I received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine this week. Now vaccinated, […]

CROZIER: Beginning the end

One year ago, the Yale community was met with an email from university administrators that we would be remaining at home for the duration of […]

CROZIER: The debt dilemma

In a town hall on Feb. 16, newly inaugurated President Joe Biden announced that he would buck the will of congressional Democrats by refusing to […]

CROZIER: Democrats’ unsung heroes

In the midst of inauguration fanfare, a photo surfaced on Twitter of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez not with her colleagues on the Capitol lawn but at Costco. […]

CROZIER: Skipping brunch

In 2019, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman encouraged rural Americans to “get real.” In a column for the New York Times, Krugman listed several problems […]

CROZIER: Pathetic way to be

Last week, my mom tested positive for coronavirus. Or COVID-19. Or Covid. Or SARS-CoV-2. Whatever. Both she and my stepfather are symptomatic, calling me from […]

CROZIER: Toward radical compassion

“Ummmmm please read my professors [sic] email.” As classes have hobbled back into session — on Zoom, in person, and a hybrid — viral tweets […]

The Angle Episode 1: CROZIER: The rural class

Staff columnist McKinsey Crozier discusses rural representation at Yale and the challenges that rural Americans face that often go unnoticed.

CROZIER: My landlord, Yale College

Last week, while we adjusted to Zoom classes and debated the efficacy of various grading policies, Yale undergraduates received an email from Dean of Student […]

CROZIER: History isn’t over

This week, I saw a photograph of a river in Toronto running blood-red after an ink spill. My Twitter feed was awash with possible captions, […]