Robbie Short
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Inside Yale’s Alexandria

Take a drive all the way up Prospect Street, then hang a left where the road ends, then a right where it ends again. Keep […]

‘Beastly Goo of Wrong Wanting’

In the penultimate poem of his debut collection, “When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities,” the poet Chen Chen […]

I Left My Heart in Sacramento. So Did “Lady Bird.”

If you’ve been paying any attention to film news lately, you’ve probably read that “Lady Bird,” the coming-of-age indie written and directed by Greta Gerwig […]

An Hour with Ocean

Ocean Vuong is, to offer an incomplete list, a poet, professor, queer person, Vietnamese American and refugee. Last year he published his first full-length poetry […]

Joan Didion, As You’ve Seen Her Before

In “Good Citizens,” an essay in her seminal collection “The White Album” (1979), Joan Didion describes a scene that could prove instructive. It’s the end […]

Festival showcases contemporary African arts

AFRICA SALON, a University-wide celebration of African arts and culture, was held on campus last weekend, bringing together artists, activists and scholars to discuss contemporary […]

From Didion: something old, something new

When I first read Joan Didion, I was young enough that my favorite author was still whomever I had read last. Reading “The White Album” […]

Spring ex to speak the unspoken

The poet Adrienne Rich once wrote that whatever goes unspoken becomes unspeakable. That theme inspires this year’s Spring Ex, the Yale University Dramatic Association’s hallmark […]

Sitting Back with Bach

So this guy wanders into a church on a Sunday evening. He’s not religious — doesn’t even know much about the major faiths — but […]

Exhibit to celebrate “nasty women”

Local artists will add their voices to an international protest against President Donald Trump next month when they host an exhibition celebrating their identities as […]

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