Peter Lu
OPINION | Lu: The immediate difference a YDN op-ed makes.

Dinosaur institution? Who says? The day after the release of the News op-ed, “For the Love of Bass,” the Bass Library security guards made just […]

Lu: Going steady or ridin’ solo? Point

Valentine’s Day has never been good to me. Senior year of high school, I was completely, head-over-heels infatuated with this girl from the next town […]

Lu: For the love of Bass

Dear Bass Library, I’ve studied in you long enough to memorize your closing-time mantra: “Bass Library will be closing in 10 minutes. The Fire Marshal […]

Lu: Do you see what I see?

If you’re reading this article, odds are you’re wearing contacts or glasses. I am: without them, I’m legally blind, 4 times over. I have 20/900 […]

The Study of Seduction

At a swanky downtown lounge, a sultry brunette sits with her back to the bar. She plays with her drink, plays with her hair, plays […]

Lu: Young mind, old soul

At the center of the Peabody Museum’s Great Hall is an enormous Brontosaurus. (It’s called an Apatosaurus, and has been for 100 years now, but […]

Lu: Sweet seniority

Freshman, sophomores and juniors: Stop reading now. (Maybe move to River’s column?) As a second-semester senior, with four months before my Yale ID cuts off […]

Lu: Bain baby Bain

The rejection letter starts with the sentence “Thank you for submitting your resume … ” It takes 36 more words — many of which are […]

Lu: Of prisons and papers

Often, when I approach the New Haven Correctional Center, I think that its building is one of the most depressing I have ever seen. Trash […]

Lu: The unrivaled life

Picture this: April, 2000. The Valley Green apartments on De Anza Boulevard, Cupertino, Calif.: pasty yellow, thatched roofs, burgeoning with Asian immigrants, all engineers or […]

Lu: Yale with no regrets

After 1,172 days at Yale University, it’s hard not to have a secret hiding spot. Mine is a 3-foot by 3-foot square of granite on […]