• ตําถั่วอเมริกัน ถึงแม้ตัวจะอยู่ไกลแต่ใจไม่เคยห่าง

    One of the most distinguishable features of a country is its food. As an international student studying overseas, I am constantly searching for the most authentic Thai food near campus. Dining hall experiences have been quite enlightening and also surprisingly tasty at times.

  • 谈谈歧视

    Many Chinese people perceive themselves as victims of discrimination in the United States. In this article, Yifu takes a closer look at the nature of discrimination and what Chinese people can do about it.

  • Lingua afiada

    Helder Toste BK ’16 describes his misadventure​s in Portuguese at a restaurant in Hawaii, where customers were shocked by a Portuguese word that closely resembles an English swear word.

  • Guía a las idiosincrasias lingüísticas de Auvillar

    In a series of short vignettes, Edward explores the comic interactions that result from linguistic misunderstandings in the quaint little town of Auvillar.

  • 뭐가 대수야?

    A young girl falls in love with Korean traditional dance, and hopes to spread its beauty across America. However, she is confronted with the cultural arrogance of the established Western Dance scene.

  • 異文化の身体的接触の勘違い

    Physical contact is treated differently in American and Japanese culture. Sometimes students learning a language fail to understand the culture that accompanies it.

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Issue #7: "Come Again?"

In our seventh issue, Accent explores phenomena of confusion and misunderstanding through articles on misconceptions at home, at Yale and across borders.

การเริ่มต้นของการผจญภัยอันใหม่

By Sandy Wongwaiwate, 2017

This summer, I received an amazing opportunity to go study in China at Harvard Beijing Academy for two months and...

The Foreign Legion

By Samuel Myat San, Yale-NUS

As part of an article exchange Accent and Affairs, a Yale-NUS publication, Samuel Myat San explores the effects and complexities of...

Why are the Balkans always boiling?

By Martin Vasev, Yale-NUS

As part of an article exchange between Accent and Affairs, a Yale-NUS publication, Martin Vasev examines the role of violence in...

Más allá de la semántica

By Lucía Baca, PC ‘17

In “Más allá de la semántica,” Lucía unpacks the differences between being white-skinned and being white, especially as it relates...

Les Misérables Marcheuses – les travailleuses du sexe chinoises à Paris

By Yupei Guo, BR’17

The tragic death of a Chinese sex worker in Paris brought worldwide attention to the marginalized “marcheuses” who suffer from misconceptions...

Langue et Culture

By Brian Beekley, PC’18

In the examination of a choice he made, Brian discusses the benefits of learning a foreign language and its implications on...

My Name

By Deena Gottlieb, MC ’15 In this article, Deena explores the meanings behind her name.

My first name is Deena, and my middle name is Joy....