Pink Boats and Cotton Gins

Two and a half miles northeast of Yale campus, the Eli Whitney Museum and Workshop lies on property that once belonged to the museum’s namesake, the inventor of the cotton gin. Walking into the New Haven-based museum on a warm Sunday in October, however, I find no immediate mention of Whitney. Instead, I’m met by […]

Small Talk

At YHHAP Sleepout, searching for a home

Thanking students for their support, Allison Cunningham, the executive director of the homeless shelter Columbus House, asked attendees of the Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project’s Shelter Now Sleepout on Friday night to name the one thing all homeless people need. While some may need a job, she continued, or addictions counseling, or treatment for […]