Nicole Dirks
Staff Reporter
Nicole Dirks serves as the Managing Editor for Special Projects at the News. She previously wrote for the Yale Daily News Magazine. Originally from Toronto, she is a junior in Branford College majoring in English and Cognitive Science.
Author Archive
When the Curtain Closes Backstage

“S TA  YSAFE & H   EALTHY / SE  EY   OUS O  ON” read the black letters (with some effort) arrayed on the white […]

YLS Justice Collaboratory, Department of Correction form partnership to develop training for correctional officers

The Justice Collaboratory — an academic institution founded by Yale Law School affiliates focusing on criminal justice reform — has announced a partnership with the […]

INSIGHT: Leaves of Marina Keegan

In high school, I spent a lot of time both jealous of and enraptured with my friend. You know the type: similar to you in […]

Alice Mao
INSIGHT: On cliches rolled in glitter

When I am sad, I simply tell myself: Stop. Breathe. Believe. Don’t hesitate, meditate. Live well. Be well. Live. Laugh. Love. Eat. Pray. Love. Be. […]

Students call for more environmental impact food labels in dining halls

The environmental impact labels in dining halls mey be set to multiply after a student survey found that Yalies want to better understand carbon emissions […]

Silliman igloos provide outdoor space for students

Yale Memers found new ammunition for Overheard at Yale this semester in the form of two see-through domes planted in Silliman’s courtyard and dubbed, appropriately, […]

Amay Tewari
Two Yale scientists receive NAS awards

The National Academy of Sciences recently awarded two Yale faculty members — John Tully ’64 and Richard Aslin — for their pioneering research, scientific leadership […]

Courtesy of Yale News
Peabody hosts MLK celebrations despite renovation

This past weekend, Kroon Hall’s Burke Auditorium and Yale Science Building played host to a slew of activities outside their normal repertoire: West African drumming, […]

Yale Daily News
INSIGHT: Mind on the brain

“Do you need a little darkness to get you going?” – Mary Oliver, “The Fourth Sign of the Zodiac” Give into that low, fizzing, queasy […]