Stephan Sveshnikov
Contributing Reporter
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Letter 10.13.17 // Stephan Sveshnikov

On Sept. 22, WKND ran a piece entitled “No More Nyets.” I had asked the editorial board to assign us a reporter to gain publicity […]

SVESHNIKOV: Community in a lab

At the Student Organizations Summit on Saturday, my friends in the a cappella community were forced to leave in the middle of callbacks to attend […]

Tasting Russia with Darra Goldstein

Darra Goldstein is the Willcox B. and Harriet M. Adsit professor of Russian at Williams College. She is the founding editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, as well as the editor-in-chief of Cured, a magazine on the art and science of fermentation. She has published prolifically on literature, culture, art and cuisine, including five cookbooks.

Looking for my butter half

On Monday, it was chicken from North Carolina. Tuesday, we had mushrooms from Pennsylvania and lettuce from a computer-monitored, 3,000-square-foot greenhouse somewhere (I’m pretty sure it wasn’t the Yale Farm). For brunch on Saturday, Stiles served frozen mangoes from Chile.

The piano, the pianist, and me

Wednesday night’s concert was a quiet affair. I mean, the acoustics in Morse Recital Hall are incredible — I could hear a woman taking her […]