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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I Love You Hazza

Dear Harry, Hey. How are you? You’ve had a busy week–past few months, actually. With your new movie and single (and hopefully album pretty soon) I’m sure you haven’t had much time to rest. I just wanted to let you know that I see you and the fruits of your labor are not going to…

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TO PREVENT ARTHRITIS

by Carlin L. Zia The clay behind the potting shed in my grandparents’ backyard would be soft and red in April. While our grandmother tended about in her cloth gloves and faded sunhat, my brother and I would salt the slugs we plucked from the compost urns, or dig furrows in the clay. Sometimes we…

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