The Blocklist

The things we hate this week, every week.

Humans of Hopper

Ananya: Self-assured, curious, caring. She has formulated a plan but maintains an open mind. Sees not just what is there but also what can be. Claire: Open to new ideas, new people, new ways of thinking. She is always growing & always changing for the better. Unabashedly whole. Roberaa: Loyal, introspective, mindful of those around

Humans of Hopper

Ananya: Self-assured, curious, caring. She has formulated a plan but maintains an open mind. Sees not just what is there but also

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October 15, 2021

Unable to Connect: A Case Study in Social Media Addiction Sci+Tech by Yale Herald Hello Pudgy Teenager Voices by Maude Lechner #NHVNM:

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Bach Fest

My parents and I share everything, including a fervent love for Bach. From midnight on December 14th to midnight on New Year’s

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Got Stillness?

You are invited to listen to this recording as or after you read. Stillness is hard to come by on a college

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Harold Recommends, 10/15

Adele’s new single, “Easy on Me”: if one minute of the single on Instagram Live made me cry, what will four do?

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Seasons as Verbs

not static achievements, not milestones, but practices cultivated carefully, with awareness and intention.to spring and to fall are easy – up, into

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October

in october i cross the street more carefully because fall lingers last night’s popcorn dust and cheap glitter remain in the rug

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Hello Pudgy Teenager

Hello pudgy teenager Eager to graduate to curvy adult ’ Stairs are difficult for slinkies, the elderly and you Sixteen is a

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October 8, 2021

Blocklist, 10/8 The Blocklist by Yale Herald Things Left Unsaid (Now Unspoken) Voices by Alessia Degraeve Capacious Cases for Freedom: A Conversation

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Points of Pressure

Right after I texted my friend that my life was in utter collapse, I had my first night out at Woads. To

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On Going Back to the Party

The power dynamics at play during a frat party are nauseating and familiar. Fraternity brothers control entrance to high-status parties and access

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Is Literature Dead?

Take a gander around my dorm room and you’ll see an RBG bobblehead, empty Jose Cuervo bottles, a poster with a Desmond

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Harold Recommends

A good cry: you need one No Time to Die: according to my mom, it rocks The hamburgers at the Silliman dining

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Where You Step

I woke up at 5:30 a.m., put on my jeans, and biked to my car by the hospital. It was a cool

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A Tug

Though these particular circumstances don’t help my case, I think cemeteries get a bad rap. They really are quite peaceful once you

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Herald Recommends, 10/1

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik: the deadly magic school you never knew you needed (and the sequel just came out on

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October 1, 2021

Letter from the Editors, 10/1 Letter from the Editors by Yale Herald How I Met Your Father Inserts by Arden Yum Blocklist

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Govball 2021: Kinda Bad

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When I was fifteen years old, attending the Governors Ball Music Festival on New York City’s Randall’s Island was an adventure of

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A Sestina for Grace

There was an inexplicable air of grace the young debutante carried with her, as she would condition herself into taciturn civility, at

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Vrubel’s Demon

“Who is the demon?” you ask me. I’ll tell you.The demon is someone whom you’ll never know.You aren’t as strange as I

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Zippy Goes to Broadway

A Conversation with Jake Gluckman (SY ’21), Programs Fellow for Hear Your Song  Ethan Riordan: What is Hear Your Song?Jake Gluckman: Hear

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September 24, 2021

The Void Voices by Yale Herald What Do You Hide Behind Your Mask? Culture by Jabez Choi Is Gen Z’s Gossip Girl

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Scooter Boy

Rushing up Science HillOn my own two feetWalking as fast as my own two crocsCould carry meBut oh, I wish I could

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The Void

Emptiness. It eats away at your insides, twists and tangles your brain, and disintegrates your simple satisfactions. Carnivorous, relentless, it bores a

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Frank of Partners

Tomorrow marks one week since my last visit to Partners Cafe, Crown Street’s venerable gay bar. It is a wonderful place, filled

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Herald Recommends, 9/24

Morris from Shang-Chi: someone buy me the plushie already Taskmaster: nothing better than watching British comedians slowly lose their minds The Canterbury

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September 17th, 2021

Letter! Letter from the Editors by Yale Herald Connectic*nt Connections: A Conversation with the Editors of CT’s Hottest Zine Features/Fronts by Yale

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Love in the Time of Corona

Pia Baldwin Edwards, SY ’25 The human libido and SARS CoV-2 are among the most aggressive and unrelenting forces in our lives

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Letter!

Beloved Herald readers, Welcome back to another long-awaited issue. It’s only been a week since we last spoke (why don’t you call?)––but

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What She Carried With Her

For her, the table was a roof, a childhood hiding spot, her sky: the sandpapered underbelly of a glutton who gobbled up

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A Dog of the People

Yale is a school full to the brim with sacred cows begging to be challenged. There’s Peter Salovey, there’s Directed Studies, and

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First-Year Issue

Dear you, How are you? Who are you? If you don’t know, that’s okay—we don’t either! In fact, we probably knew more

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The Climate Issue

Transfer of Power Fronts by Kapp Singer New Haven Youth Climate Organizers Speak Out Opinion by Yale Herald Letter from the Editors,

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Transfer of Power

If you walk down Prospect Street at dusk and look west past Grove Street Cemetery, you’ll see large clouds of steam, backlit

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A Half-Step in the Right Direction

Last week, Yale’s Committee on Fossil Fuel Investment Principles released its recommendations. In this document, members of the Yale administration finally acknowledge

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Wreaths of Pānquetzaliztli

For all its reputation as a dreary, overcast place to be during winter, the solstice temporarily turns December in Oregon clear and

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The Earth Day Instagram

Earth Day is my favorite Instagram holiday.  I don’t think anyone in the real world celebrates Earth Day. Well, I guess The

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Letter to Shareholders

CONFIDENTIALApril 22, 2021 Dear Shareholders, It has come to my attention that, in light of recent developments regarding this planet’s changing climate,

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orange

…and i think i’ll tally the days in orange light… …in the sunset i peered at through the horizontal lines in the

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