Anika Seth
Staff Reporter
Anika Seth writes about admissions, financial aid and alumni as well as diversity, equity and inclusion at Yale. She also lays out the weekly print edition of the News as an editor of the production desk and is co-chair of Diversity & Inclusion. Anika previously covered STEM at Yale, particularly new facilities projects and investments. Originally from the D.C. Metro area, Anika is a sophomore in Branford College double majoring in biomedical engineering and women's, gender and sexuality studies.
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A guide to menstrual and contraception product availability at Yale College

Yale College Council, Women’s Center and Communication & Consent Educators work to continue strides in accessibility of menstrual and sexual health products on campus.

Yale alumna one of three arrested for pro-choice protest at Supreme Court

Emily Paterson ’99, along with two other women, was arrested during a Nov. 2 Supreme Court hearing for interrupting judicial proceedings.

Yale Law students reflect on race-conscious admissions

Alums and professors at the Law School, which produced two of the court’s sitting justices of color, weighed in on the impending ruling’s widespread impacts.

Yale boasts most Rhodes Scholars in a decade

Five Yale seniors were announced as winners of the Rhodes Scholarship, a prestigious award granted to a total of 32 American undergraduate students that funds graduate study at the University of Oxford.

Yale alums win big in midterm elections

Yale alumni ascended to positions of power on the federal, state and local levels, including offices in Connecticut, Florida and New York. Many alum incumbents kept their seats, while other races remained too close to call.

Yale welcomes largest-ever cohort of Eli Whitney students

Twenty-three students matriculated this fall in the Eli Whitney Students Program for non-traditional undergraduates

Yale receives 7,777 early action applications

7,777 prospective students submitted applications to join Yale’s class of 2027 — the second-largest early applicant pool on record for Yale College.

SFFA funded by large conservative groups with Federalist Society ties

Public tax records from 2015 to 2020 showed that large conservative donors offer most of the financial backing for Students for Fair Admissions, the nonprofit organization bringing forward the two lawsuits that could end race-conscious college admissions. The documents also reveal that the organization spent more than $8 million over this time period.

Yalies protest in support of affirmative action as Supreme Court decisions loom

As the nation’s highest court heard oral arguments for two lawsuits that could end affirmative action on Monday morning, Yale students joined peers from other schools in Washington, D.C. to protest in support of race-conscious admissions policies.

Yale admissions returns to in-person high school visits

The admissions office is moving to an outreach model reminiscent of pre-pandemic efforts, including in-person visits from admissions officers and student ambassadors

“Carefree celebration”: Yalies celebrate festival of lights

Last week, the Yale Hindu Students Organization and Chaplain’s Office co-hosted a Diwali puja at the Omni Hotel. Students of other religious and cultural backgrounds also celebrated holidays that fall on the day of the new moon.