Letter from FFY to the Yale Corporation

To the Yale Corporation, In September 2016, the Yale Corporation announced its intention to improve transparency through a series of forthcoming reforms. These efforts are long overdue. The broader Yale community has lacked meaningful involvement in many recent decisions that affect us all. As a result, our disagreements with the Corporation on a host of…

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On Fear: Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Anonymous Contribution This day happened before it even began: years of oppression, years of insults to women, people of color, to the LGBTQ+ community, to the disabled. All that hate. Materialized. Just like that. The morning after the election, I wore all black because I couldn’t think of anything better to wear. I passed by…

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The Overuse of the Interlude is Here

by Ashia Ajani On November 4th, Alicia Keys released her new album Here, which combines narrative and song to create a somewhat new sound that hearkens back to old school Alicia Keys with the early 2000s cornrows when she knew the limitations of her vocal range. Since this has been the year of Black women…

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Spanglish

by Fernando Rojas There are giants that walk across the desert Prickly pear gods. Names spelt in grains of sand Like water, they’ve returned to the place They always belonged. These giants had babies Bigass babies tattooed with anchors and compasses. One part kept grounded One part moving North. These babies knew better than most…

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