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  • November 11, 2015 • The Vicarious Globetrotter • Views: 1483

    A Vicarious Globetrotter Interview with Kevin Dooney SM ’16

    Ah sure, it’ll be grand. From my brief, one-hour meeting with Ireland-born-and-raised senior, Kevin Dooney, this seemed to be the phrase that best capture his relaxed disposition as well as the spirit of the country from which he hails....

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  • February 8, 2015 • Encounters, Online Content • Views: 2736

    League of Her Own

    By Sami Glass Finding Waldo is much more challenging than trying to spot an athlete here at Yale. If you overlooked the physique, then the blue PowerAde water bottle is a dead give away. This phenomenon holds true in many high schools and...

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  • May 2, 2012 • Q&A • Views: 1574

    Q&A: A Conversation with William Trubridge

    William Trubridge holds the world record in free diving. For a living, he treads water at the surface of the ocean, takes a big gulp of air, and proceeds to dive straight down more than 360 feet without any equipment to assist him. Then,...

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  • December 22, 2011 • Pop, Theme • Views: 1450

    Why Does China Hate its Soccer Team?

    The politics and psychology behind China’s most vilified sports team...

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  • October 5, 2011 • Glimpses • Views: 939

    Not Just a Game

    by Marissa Dearing: David Duke is a survivor. After his father’s death and a breakup with his girlfriend, Duke developed an alcohol dependency. At 23, he found himself homeless in Glasgow. But then Duke came across an article about the...

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  • July 11, 2011 • Blogs, Summer 2011 Blog, Summer 2011 Blog, Theme • Views: 746

    View from the Top

    by Eric Gresham: I sometimes start to get jealous when I’m on Skype with my family and they report to me that it’s 76°F and sunny back home in Alexandria, VA, but opening the door to find ice on the sidewalks and frost on the grass in...

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  • July 30, 2010 • Blogs, The Globalist Notebook • Views: 736

    Cup of Contrast (a World Cup Flashback)

    by Jake Amatruda SOUTH AFRICA – This is a country full of contrasts, where first world and third world rub together every day. In Soweto, an area called Diepkloof Extension is full of houses that wouldn’t seem out of place in Beverly...

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  • May 22, 2010 • Features • Views: 1257

    The Fight of Her Life

    Through the Parinya Muay Thai boxing camp, Thailand’s celebrated Nong Toom seeks to give back to her community with the art that made possible her transition from male to female. by Monica Landy...

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