culture

Memeing through the Apocalypse

These days it is hard to look anywhere without seeing COVID-19. Our fixation is justifiable. Hospitals are overwhelmed, over four billion people live under stay-home orders, and projections remain dire. A superabundance

My Neopia Myopia

Last semester, I took an anthropology class called Technology and Culture that led me to rethink many forms of entertainment I encountered in childhood and consider how my experiences of them have

The Case for Kielbasa: New Haven’s PolMag Deli

Under the shadow of the stately, red-brick St. Stanislaus Polish Catholic Church stands PolMag Deli—New Haven’s authentic Polish deli, founded in and family-owned since 2016. Located in the quiet East Rock neighborhood,

Breakfast Gone Masc

I go home to San Diego, Calif., only twice during the academic year: winter break and spring break. Though I always look forward to spending time with the sacred home-from-college triad of