Anika Arora Seth
Staff Reporter
Anika Arora Seth is the 146th Editor in Chief and President of the Yale Daily News. Anika previously covered STEM at Yale as well as admissions, alumni and financial aid. She also laid out the weekly print edition of the News as a Production & Design editor and was one of the inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion co-chairs. Anika is pursuing a double major in biomedical engineering and women's, gender and sexuality studies.
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Pro-Palestine protests and arrests at Yale: A visual timeline

Pulling from live reporting, the News reconstructed a visual timeline of the turmoil that led to the arrests of 44 students on Beinecke Plaza last Monday.

Conservative ‘doxxing truck’ arrives on Yale’s campus

The truck, which displays the names and faces of individuals that the conservative action group Accuracy in Media deems to be “Yale’s Leading Antisemites,” was spotted in multiple locations across Yale’s campus on Thursday, Nov. 16.

On recent editor’s notes

The Yale Daily News published an opinion column on Oct. 12 titled “Is Yalies4Palestine a hate group?” On Oct. 13, the News published a separate […]

Louise Glück, Nobel Prize-winning poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate, dies at 80

Glück, a Yale poetry professor and prolific author, was teaching the Iseman Seminar in Poetry at Yale College this semester.

SETH & MOTLEY: Letter from the public editor and editor in chief

In today’s edition of the News, you will see a column written by Megan Vaz, who stepped down from her role as city editor earlier […]

Salovey to step down

In a Thursday morning email to the University community, Peter Salovey announced that this will be his eleventh and final year as Yale’s president; he intends to depart this summer.

Department of Education launches investigation into legacy, donor preferences at Harvard

The investigation originates from a complaint that a Boston-based civil rights group filed three weeks ago, which alleged that the university’s preference for legacy and donor-related applicants violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

ANALYSIS: What comes next? Questions after the affirmative action decision

The News walks through critical questions about future admissions models at selective universities in the wake of the affirmative action repeal.

Wesleyan drops legacy preference

Now nearly a month after the Supreme Court’s ruling against affirmative action, the Connecticut-based private liberal arts college announced Wednesday that it will no longer consider legacy status in its admissions process.

Harvard faces new challenge to legacy and donor preferences

Following the recent Supreme Court ruling that rejected Harvard’s consideration of race in admissions, the Ivy League university has become the target of a new civil complaint alleging that its preference for legacy and donor-related applicants violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

SCOTUS axes affirmative action

Ruling against Harvard and UNC-Chapel Hill in two separate lawsuits, the Court decreed it unconstitutional for any American university to consider applicants’ races in admissions processes.