Back to Turkey

by Alina Yaman The call to prayer is currently sounding from the mosque nearby. I’m at my desk in my dorm, my books in view and my bulletin board ready to be used whenever I’m feeling inspired. A bag of peaches and nectarines is sitting by my window, open to let in the evening air,…

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Black in China

by Karen Marks (Staff Writer) When given the opportunity to study Mandarin Chinese intensively for two months at Harvard’s Beijing summer school, with a full Yale fellowship, I was excited. However, as much as I looked forward to spending the summer learning a new language and culture, the experiences of other Black foreigners in China…

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