Isabel Polon

Isabel Polon is a senior at Yale University, majoring in English and art. She works for the Yale Sustainable Food Project.

  • A Day With Slow Food's Founder

    It takes energy and chutzpah to start a movement, and Carlo Petrini has plenty. His visit to Yale reminds a student that Slow Food is about more than fancy cheese.


Where the Wild Things Go

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.


Adults Need Playtime Too

When was the last time you played your favorite childhood game?


Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.


The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air