Missed Connections


New York City Missed Connections  Harvey’s Bagels — Saturday, Jan 31   You were the girl ordering a bagel with lox and cream cheese—simple. I was the guy ordering a bagel with bacon, egg, cheese, sub bacon and cheese and adding avocado and tomato, actually just a side of avocado and tomato… I’ll have it without

March 5th, 2021


Bad Texter Inserts by Zoe Larkin Demystifying “Hard” Science Sci+Tech by Neal Sarin rats Inserts by Hilary Griggs Mended Tombstones Culture by Leo Egger Talking to Me? Culture by Zachary Groz Where’s the Finish Line? Opinion by Anastasia Ibrahim Blocklist 3/5/21 Uncategorized by Yale Herald Letter from the Editors 3/5 Letter from the Editors by

Blocklist 3/5/21


I Gotta Find Peace of Mind


Herald Arts Editor Nyeda Regina Stewart, PC ’22, sat down—on Zoom, of course—to talk with her friend Leila Jackson, SY ’22, about her experience as a writer at Yale. The conversation covered Leila’s goals as a writer and their frustrations and disappointments with the Yale environment when it comes to mental health and having courses

Reimagining Dance Online: A Conversation with Emily Coates on “Transpositions”


The Yale Dance Lab, founded in 2011, brings students and professors together in cross-disciplinary explorations of dance, writing, and movement. Director Emily Coates, a seasoned dancer, choreographer, and associate professor at both Yale College and the School of Drama, discussed the Dance Lab’s most recent project, “Transpositions,” with the Herald. Launched on February 15, 2021

Where’s the Finish Line?


Last week, all sections of Arabic 120 were required to attend a speaker event in place of class. The speaker, an Arabic scholar and translator, had spent more than thirty years with the language, conducted research in both Morocco and Egypt, been published in a number of journals (beyond the two publications he himself had

Best Games to Play During Your Zoom Lecture


The only thing that has stuck with me from AP Computer Science A—my first and last foray into computer science—is my CS teacher’s lecture that “college is going to be different” and that professors would “not tolerate any of my lazy shenanigans.” This lecture was repeated every time she caught me using an overheated desktop

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РИШАД ШАФИ & “Гунеш” (Голубой огонёк 1984г.) – Russian jazz fusion that will make you smile and miss the days of live concerts Kerwin Frost Talks To Mac Demarco – fashion king and comedian returns with a new season of his talk show, Kerwin Frost Talks, interviewing your favorite Canadian guitarist 90 Day Fiancé –

Demystifying “Hard” Science


“Whereas the morula comprises a few dozen cells, the blastocyst will come to encompass hundreds of cells.”  When the common reader encounters a sentence like the one above, we are likely to shut down. The terms of biological science are so alien to the untrained eye that they might as well be incantations. As a

Mended Tombstones


1. Durham, North Carolina I’ve spent much of the last year in graveyards. When we were sent home from school about a year ago, my twin brother Oliver and I would bike most days around the Maplewood Cemetery in Durham. Sometimes our neighbor Barry and/or our dad would join us, but often it was just

Talking to Me?


Clarity about origins and upshots is rare in the study of history. But communications revolutions—when a new device makes it easier for a society to talk to itself and others—offer some. The success of these revolutions becomes apparent when a language adapts to them. The printing press won the day once the verb “to print”

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