Asuka Koda
Staff Reporter
Asuka Koda covers the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale School of Public Health. From New York City, she is a first-year in Davenport majoring in Mathematics and Philosophy.
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Yale’s mental health policy reform: A landmark settlement and the path forward

Over the past four years, mental health services have been an increasingly important concern for students. Student advocacy, including a lawsuit against the University, has been instrumental in Yale’s mental health policy reform in 2023.

The Class of COVID-19: The University’s evolving pandemic policies

The Class of 2024 is well acquainted with momentous school policy changes due to the pandemic, from remote learning in 2020 to the end of COVID-19 reporting in 2024.

ANALYSIS: What academic penalties could the 44 arrested student protesters face?

Students arrested for trespassing on the Beinecke Plaza on Monday after days of intense pro-Palestine protests will be investigated by Yale’s disciplinary committee. Reprimand –– the lightest penalty –– appears to be the most likely outcome for them, but probation and suspension are also possible.

Priyamvada Natarajan and Akiko Iwasaki recognized on Time 100

On Tuesday, TIME Magazine revealed its annual list of 100 most influential people. Two Yale faculty members were recognized.

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy ’03 to give 2024 Class Day address

Yale’s Class Day tradition, during which the full graduating class gathers on Old Campus, will feature speeches from students and from United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy ’03.

Yale experiences eclipse

Hundreds gathered at various campus locations, including on Cross Campus and at the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium, for the total eclipse.

Earthquake tremors shake New Haven, startle students and faculty

Yale and New Haven buildings shook after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit the northeast.

What to know for watching the solar eclipse at Yale

While some students plan to see the eclipse in its full totality in Vermont, students and families in New Haven can view Connecticut’s 91 percent partial solar eclipse at the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium.

Overnight shifts will be over for Yale Internal Medicine residents 

Starting in July, the program will no longer assign residents to 28-hour shifts, in which residents spend a full day followed by a night shift in the hospital.

State permits Yale New Haven Health System to acquire Prospect hospitals

The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy established conditions for YNHHS to begin finalizing the terms of its long-awaited acquisition of three state hospitals.

Former School of Medicine administrator pleads guilty to $3.5 million fraud scheme

Cindy Tappe, former operations director at the Yale School of Medicine, pleaded guilty last week to diverting millions in taxpayer-funded grants meant for educational programs.