• 一“毛”不拔

    In the West, Mao Zedong is often compared to Hitler and Stalin. But in China, decades after his death, some people are still addicted to fond memories of Chairman Mao.

  • Good, and you?

    Alessandro confronts the infamous question “How are you?” and the hidden universe that lies behind it. He explores the dynamics and meaning of this long-standing English social convention and hints at its faults and implications.

  • Pegar a vida pelos cornos: uma tradição açoriana de toradas

    Helder sheds light on the origins and impacts of the Azorean tradition of—and perhaps addiction to—bullfighting.

  • Adicción

    In her poem, the author explores our addiction to one another, a vice impossible to shake because it lies at the very core of human nature.

  • 야생화

    Hayun Cho hopes to capture the uncertainty of youth against the backdrop of Prague, the “city of a hundred spires,” where she spent her summer. The poem strives to explore the obsession with beauty and an ultimate destination in context of a life.

  • Зависимость от стереотипов

    What are social norms, and who dictates them? Daria discusses an unconventional addiction—the addiction to stereotypes—and concludes that sole assumptions rarely lead to positive outcomes.

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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.

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....

Поезд Москва-Мурманск

By Патрик Джонсон, TD ’15 Early into a semester abroad in Russia, two other students and I traveled north to the city of Murmansk....

Guía a las idiosincrasias lingüísticas de Auvillar

By Edward Dong, JE ’17

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

Крымский Вопрос

  By Andrew Brod (Эндрю Брод), BK’17 The annexation of Crimea symbolized either an aggressive new form of foreign policy or the rectification of a historical...