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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Gloria Steinem among honorary degree recipients

Journalist and feminist Gloria Steinem is among this year’s cohort of honorary degree recipients. On Sunday evening, Steinem was spotted entering the Yale Center for […]

Adichie urges graduates to “make the case” for their America

Under clear skies and before a sea of zany headwear, acclaimed Nigerian writer and Class Day speaker Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie GRD ’08 urged the class […]

Student suspended for Title IX complaint sues Yale

A senior suspended from Yale for sexual assault sued the University last month for alleged gender discrimination — the fifth such case filed against Yale […]

YCC pushes for mental health reform

The Yale College Council announced a new project collecting student testimonials on their experiences with Yale Mental Health & Counseling and plans to continue to […]

Rao reflects on tenure as YCC president

When Yale College Council President Saloni Rao ’20 leaves her post on May 8, she will leave behind a legacy of proposing and implementing small-scale, concrete policy measures while simultaneously laying the foundations for larger institutional shifts.

Yale-NUS appoints inaugural VP of Engagement

As Yale-NUS works to develop its alumni base and improve its international standing, the young Singaporean liberal arts college has appointed its current Dean for […]

Divestment protesters to appear before ExComm

Nearly 50 student protesters received notice from the Yale College Executive Committee stating that the committee has opened formal investigations into their conduct for “Trespassing” during sit-ins at the Investments Office.

Chun Challenge winners plan dish-sharing program

After emerging victorious from the “Chun Challenge for Change” earlier this month, three sustainability-minded students are working to establish a program that will allow students […]

Laundry app pilot sees mixed reviews in TD

A new laundry payment system in Timothy Dwight College has drawn mixed reviews from TD residents due to repeated glitches during the first few weeks […]

“Tampon Crusade” takes on Science Hill

Two undergraduates, Alice Yan ’21 and Alexandria Wynn ’22, are leading what they call a “Tampon Crusade” — an effort to bring free menstrual hygiene […]

In the NACC’s sixth year, Native community thrives

Members of Yale’s Native community told the News that they are proud of the community’s development since the Center opened and that they look forward to welcoming new leaders.