Amelia Davidson
Staff Reporter
Amelia Davidson was the University Editor for the Yale Daily News. Before that, she covered admissions, financial aid and alumni as a staff reporter. Originally from the Washington D.C. area, she is a junior in Pauli Murray College majoring in American studies.
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Yale Law School cancels in-person reunion, no virtual replacement announced

Keeping with the University’s pattern of large event cancelations, Law School alumni whose class years end in 0s, 1s, 5s and 6s will have to wait to reunite together in New Haven.

Classes of 2024 and 2025 set record numbers for enrollment

The Yale College population hit a record high for the 2021-2022 school year, posing issues for housing and class sizes.

Yale moves family weekend online

In a departure from previous plans, Yale shared in an update to their events website that family weekend will take place entirely virtually.

Ahead of return to in-person tours, admissions office reflects on year of virtual touring

The admissions office and Yale Visitor Center have hosted virtual tours and information sessions during the pandemic, some of which will continue in the coming year.

Admissions office plans in-person tours starting in October, will continue with virtual outreach

The admissions office plans to host in-person tours starting Oct. 4 for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Class of 2025 arrives on campus as Yale’s largest incoming class, sets records for diversity

The class of 2025 is one of the most diverse in recent years and the largest incoming class in recent history.

Yale student groups may act as intervenors in affirmative action case

Hillel Student Board members say that the NAACP Legal Defense Fund is building a coalition of Yale student groups to intervene in Students For Fair Admissions’ lawsuit regarding Yale’s affirmative action practices. So far, Yale Hillel and the Black Student Alliance at Yale plan to get involved.

Yale Alumni Association prepares for second year of virtual reunions

At the end of each school year, Yale’s campus is flooded with alumni who visit to celebrate their class reunions. But for the second year […]

UP CLOSE | A look inside Yale’s community college transfer process

As Yale emphasizes its commitment to accepting community college transfers, student interviews reveal an often difficult transition period — especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

ANALYSIS: Examining Yale College’s application increase

Yale College’s record-setting application pool and ensuing record-low 4.62 percent acceptance rate can likely be attributed to factors such as test-optional admissions and virtual outreach […]

‘A top of the roller coaster moment’: How Yale admissions officers read nearly 47,000 applications in months

To evaluate this year’s unprecedented number of applications, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions brought in new hires and increased committee meetings. Yale’s admissions officers hunkered […]