Nancy Walecki
Eight Ways to Find ‘Hygge’ This Pandemic Winter

Ever since I moved to the east coast from California, “hygge” has been the thin string tying my sanity together during the dark winter months. […]

Tying it All Together: Reflections on Taylor Swift’s “invisible string”

Last week, I was walking on my hometown’s beach — the one where, four years ago, I found out I got into Yale — when […]

After SGC cancels a cappella rush, first-year singers adjust

This year, no one waited for the broom to drop on a cappella Tap Night, no one raced around Old Campus and no one drank […]

Love Thy Neighbor: Yalies Keep the Faith in a Pandemic

For Juan de Yepes y Álvarez, the most difficult part was the darkness. Although one day he would be canonized as Saint John of the […]

“The Questions Themselves”: Being Christian and Queer at Yale

Father Henri Nouwen was a man seeking resolution. A renowned Catholic theologian and Yale Divinity School professor in the 1970s, he suffered from “and” rather […]

McKinsey and the Fig Tree

I was having an out of body experience while the Swedish consultant waited for me to calculate yearly revenue. She repeated the case interview question. […]

WALECKI: Strength through love

It was too cold to be April, I decided, and I was too old to be crying on the phone to my mother. There were […]