Design by Chase Westover. In the fall of 2017, a women’s soccer recruit from California with a forged athletic profile was admitted to Yale. The following May, when Rudy Meredith, head coach of the Yale women’s soccer team, formally announced his 2022 recruiting class on the Yale Athletics website, the California recruit was missing from the … Continue reading Bribery and Broken Trust
Bribery and Broken Trust
Illustrated by Zihao Lin. The pre-recorded sound of a harpsichord plucking along to a Baroque string ensemble mingles with the smell of old pages and wooden bookshelves. Lingering near the front door of Grey Matter Books, I watch as mid-afternoon light re ects off cars lining York Street and illuminates piles of secondhand books and … Continue reading New Books on the Block
Design by Alex Rivkin Just west of Yale’s West Campus, past the condo complex and the Restaurant Depot on Edison Road, past the candy roll-shaped signs blaring “PEZ PEZ PEZ” at oncoming traffic, past the glass ticket booth where you exchange five-dollars-plus-tax for a raspberry-red lanyard and a construction-paper I.D. designating you as an “Adult $5.00,” … Continue reading The Secret Life of PEZ
Casey Gerald’s memoir gets its title from a story Gerald found on Tumblr about a village in France blessed with miracles. In the village, the peasants stop working, hoping that the miracles will replace their labor in providing food and clothes for everyone. The aristocrats, fearing this insurgency, erect a sign that declares: “There will … Continue reading A Stranger in the Village
Yale neuroscientists are probing the human brain for the secrets of consciousness.
Yale’s effective altruists strive for an ethical lifestyle.
New Haven’s lone hat shop recalls a bygone era.
A group of Connecticut motorcyclists is spreading the Gospel on wheels.
Each fall, twenty-five New Haveners get an inside look at how their city operates.
A new church on College Street is attempting to convert the masses with guitar riffs and blowtorches.