Reason To Be Proud

The Dramat’s Spring Mainstage this year finds itself tackling a huge swath of contemporary issues within the span of Jackie Sibbles Drury’s piece We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915. Guest directed by Shariffa Ali, who is…

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6 Tips for Self-Care Magic

by Joseph Zordan (Community Editor) (Cover photo – Arts & Culture Editor Ellie Pritchett @ NY Art Book Fair) Congratulations! You have survived summer vacation. Maybe you got a job at that one firm. (Yeah, that one.) Maybe you taught the next entitled generation for endless hours daily with little pay. Maybe you got to…

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End of discussion

by Joseph Zordan and Alejandra Padín-Dujon On April 28th, Battell Chapel filled with students of color for the second time this academic year since November’s “A Moment of Crisis: Race at Yale Teach-In.” The assembly came in the wake of President Salovey’s April 27th email informing the student body that after “extensive consultation involving students, faculty, alumni,…

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Getting what you need

by Joseph Zordan  It’s April and as winter seems to be winding down (finally), campus seems very much to be doing the opposite. Facebook events are flying, panlists haven’t been this active since the beginning of the year, and while midterms may be over, finals are beginning to loom over all of us.  With everything…

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The TOXIC Symposium in Review

by Joseph Zordan  On March 3rd and 4th, scholars from all around the world gathered to discuss their research on environmental and social toxicity at the TOXIC symposium at Yale. The conference opened with a conversation between Chicago-based art professor LaToya Ruby Frazier and another notable Black female activist, Dr. Nana Adusei-Poku. Organizer Professor Vanessa…

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