Monica McDonough
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
A Sexual Mis-education

My sexual education formally started in a fifth-grade classroom. A man and a woman, both pasty, thin and white-haired, walked in and told the boys […]

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Editor’s Note: Arya Singh wrote a column for the Yale Daily News in response to this story that can be found here. 1 in 5,453. Arya […]

Yale Camerata to ring in holiday season

The Yale Camerata will ring in the holidays early this Saturday evening at their annual advent concert. The program — which will take place in […]

“Romeo and Juliet” to be performed over half a mile

This Friday marks the opening night of an unconventional production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy “Romeo and Juliet.” In an unexpected departure from Yale’s theatrical productions, […]

William Waite Concerto Competition names winner

A Yale freshman has been selected as the winner of the William Waite Concerto Competition for the first time in several years. Pianist James Carrabino […]

A Timeless Love

We take our friendships for granted because we assume that we will always have them. You rarely hear people talking about breaking up with a friend because we don’t apply the same standards and expectations to friendships as we do relationships. However, as I interacted with Grace after the summer apart, I realized that friendships do require the same commitment we devote to relationships. I had failed her as a friend, and I would not have blamed her if she had broken up with me.

Solange Knowles to speak at Yale

While a large number of Yalies attended the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., this past weekend, many more will attend a discussion with musical artist Solange Knowles on activism in pop music later this week.

How Fake is Finsta, Really?

My finsta feed is almost a collective consciousness. A friend from home said it best when she commented, “I feel like this is a new plane of existence for our friendship to be on.” In a way, it is another plane of existence, one within a carefully curated group of followers, where friends from home can meet friends from Yale in the comments section.