Alessia Degraeve
Staff Reporter
Alessia Degraeve covered student culture. She is an English major in the Saybrook College class of 2025.
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Dean reprimands students for isolation housing conduct

In a Saturday email, Dean of Student Affairs Melanie Boyd criticized students for holding gatherings while in isolation.

Penning Vogue piece helps Samuel Getachew find a new creative voice

First-year Samuel Getachew published a cultural critique on Euphoria, initially written for his English 120 professor, in Vogue. The publication is Getachew’s first apolitical piece.

Record number of students participate in virtual sorority rush

Yale’s four sororities host their second consecutive year of virtual rush, welcoming a record number of prospective members.

Two Yale professors win Young Investigator Research Program Award

Yale Professors Ilker Yildirim and Peijun Guo have received research awards worth hundreds of thousands of dollars which they will use to study reverse-engineering representations and computational architecture of high-level attention and the process of light emission, respectively.

L&B room in Sterling to undergo renovation to improve ventilation

Renovations in Sterling Memorial Library’s Linonia and Brothers Reading Room will begin in 2022 to improve the ventilation system and return original luster to the beloved study spot.

“Hey, Yale, where are you?”: At EJC protest, students call on Yale to divest from fossil fuels

Hundreds of students gathered in Beinecke Plaza on Friday at a rally organized by the Endowment Justice Coalition. There, they called on Yale to disclose […]

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First-years experience chaotic first “Halloweek”

Students celebrate the return of “Halloweek” to Yale’s campus despite rain, police and crowd restrictions.

New Haven Restaurant Week drives commercial diversification efforts

Last Tuesday, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker joined city officials in celebrating the return of New Haven’s 13th annual Restaurant Week. From Oct. 3-16, more […]

Student author shares new book on Hurricane Maria experience

At an Oct. 15 event at the Yale Bookstore, Salvador Gómez-Colón ’25 spoke about his book “Hurricane: My Story of Resilience,” about his experience living […]

Families flock to campus in defiance of visitor restrictions

Yale’s Family weekend took place virtually from Oct. 8-10, yet parents still flocked to campus to visit students in-person despite the prohibition of visitors within […]

New SOM research explains rationale and consequences of local journalism’s decline

A new Yale School of Management research initiative has shown that local newspapers’ decline in America is creating uninformed communities that do not engage with […]