Asha Prihar
Staff Reporter
Asha Prihar served as managing editor of the News during the 2019-20 academic year. Before that, she covered community service, Yale's professional schools and undergraduate student life as a staff reporter. She is a senior in Silliman College studying political science.
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Liberal Party votes to rebrand as Yale Socialists

The Liberal Party of the Yale Political Union voted unanimously on Aug. 25 to rename itself the Yale Socialist Party. Out of the party’s approximately […]

Hong Kong activist Nathan Law GRD ’20 receives social media threats

As anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong intensify, Nathan Law GRD ’20 — a controversial Hong Kong activist who arrived at Yale this fall to pursue […]

La Casa hosts first Spanish-language orientation

La Casa Cultural hosted its inaugural Bienvenida last Friday, the only Camp Yale event conducted entirely in Spanish. Over 50 people attended the pilot event, […]

Pre-orientation programs pilot changes

Yale’s five pre-orientation programs each saw changes this year as the Yale College Dean’s Office sought to emphasize residential college camaraderie, cross-program interactions and financial […]

New directors take helm of NACC

When students return to campus in the fall, members of Yale’s youngest cultural center will see not one, but two fresh faces at its helm. […]

Email mishap sheds light on student activities fee changes

A typo-ridden email from Student Financial Services to Yale undergraduates last week shed light on a new process for waiving the student activities fee, a […]

Montague and Yale settle lawsuit

Following an almost three-year-long court battle, former basketball captain Jack Montague —  whose expulsion from Yale for sexual misconduct made national headlines — settled his […]

Gibbons to take on expanded role in collections oversight

Beginning July 1, University Librarian Susan Gibbons will take on a new leadership role focusing on fostering connections between the University’s collections and using them […]

Yale student suspended for sexual assault receives his diploma

A Yale student suspended from Yale for sexual assault in March attended commencement ceremonies and received his diploma along with other members of the class […]

University institutes CPT employment authorization amid international students’ internship struggles

Ananya Indwar ’20, an international student from India, moved into her housing for the summer, unpacked and was more than ready to start her internship […]

Yale confers 4,026 degrees at 318th Commencement

Under a sunny Monday morning sky, the Yale College class of 2019 and graduating students from 13 professional and graduate schools marched onto a muddy […]