Xavier Blackwell-Lipkind
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
FEATURE: ‘Gray Area’: College Admissions and the Private Counseling Machine

When Logan Roberts ’23 told a teacher he was considering applying to Yale, she replied with three words: “Oh, that’s sweet.” Roberts grew up in […]

Anasthasia Shilov
Madredeus at Midnight

A little more than a week ago, on a dull gray Saturday, I heard a song I had long forgotten, or maybe never really known: […]

FICTION: Much of Anything

My name is Theo Abelson, and I live in a gray middle-class house on a street of gray middle-class houses in central Connecticut, and I’m […]

FICTION: Mr. Yerigan

Yale Daily News Magazine · Mr. Yerigan Notes for 3/14                                                Am I only one who hates strip-mall high-school-rivalry walks-around-the-reservoir suburban lifestyle? Today Mr. Yerigan (proud, […]

On Home and Other Homes

My house is a gray box on a corner in a neighborhood of boxes. I’ve lived here my whole life. It’s filled with books and […]

Virtual Venue: Sharon Ahn, Amara. and Sofía Campoamor

Yale student musicians often showcase their work at venues on campus and beyond, but the coronavirus pandemic flatlined live performances for the duration of the […]

Confusion spreads after email incorrectly suggests Yale COVID-19 policy uses financial aid as punishment

An email sent by a peer liaison to their group of PLees last Friday incorrectly suggested that students who attend gatherings that break multiple clauses […]

Virtual Venue: Wacomo, Coup(e) Del Mar and Ale Campillo

Yale student musicians often showcase their work at venues on campus and beyond, but the coronavirus pandemic flatlined live performances for the duration of the […]