Hair Here and Abroad

Originally, I set out to compare my own personal hair experience in the United States versus in my experience in Ghana. However, considering SheaMoisture’s recent business ventures, I’ve decided to make a few changes. BLACK HAIR IS POLITICAL. Not just in the United States but everywhere. Policing Black hair has always been used as a…

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8 Types of People to Avoid on Cross Campus

New Haven is warming up, and what used to be the blissfully unpopulated shortcut through cross campus is turning into a stereotypical quad on the cover of a college brochure. While seeing everyone act as if they’ve never seen the sun before can be endearing at first, within ten minutes cross campus becomes a minefield…

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Stop Disenfranchising My Friends, Yale

by Jeffrey Niedermaier Last fall, I went to testify before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) about the work that I do as a graduate teacher in the East Asian Languages and Literatures Department at Yale University. Teachers in my department wanted to form a union. Yale opposed us. Through their hours of questioning, Yale’s…

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The Return of Yale’s Deltas

After a long wait, the Deltas have returned to Yale. Amidst community observers, friends, supporters, and other Deltas, the new initiate presentation of the Pi Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., occurred Thursday, March 9th. Nia Berrian, Seyram Dodor, Alero Egbe, Tiffany Oche, Naiya Speight-Leggett, Micah Mingo, Hannah Greene, and chapter president Kaylan…

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