Brittany Smith
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Voter turnout for YCC elections declines

Despite a large increase in the number of candidates vying for positions in the Yale College Council, turnout in this year’s elections declined, particularly in […]

High interest in YCC elections

This year’s Yale College Council fall elections have had a record 110 candidates — 99 of whom are first years — register to run for […]

LGBTQ center finds new home

The Office of LGBTQ Resources has begun operating out of its new location at Founders Hall.

YCC rolls out new initiatives

The Yale College Council has unveiled several new initiatives with the start of the new academic year, including student handbooks and an update of the […]

Man who rushed stage at Commencement charged with trespassing, other offenses

A man who ran onstage and disrupted Monday’s Commencement ceremony was charged with breach of peace in the second degree, trespassing in the first degree and interfering with a police officer, according to University spokesman Tom Conroy.

Yale confers 3,618 degrees at 316th Commencement

Under cloudy skies, graduating seniors, accompanied by families, faculty and administrators, marched into Old Campus Monday morning to take part in Yale’s 316th commencement.

“Talk Your Age” presents a dramedy in Trumbull

This weekend, the Nick Chapel Theater in Trumbull College will host “Talk Your Age,” an original short play written by Clara Olshansky ’18. The play, […]

Matt Guido ’19 elected YCC president as turnout plummets

This year’s YCC elections were marked by low student interest and a lack of competition.

YCC candidates meet in debate

The Yale College Council held a poorly-attended debate in Linsly-Chittenden Hall last night.

GUIDO: Your voice matters

Matt Guido ’19 is no stranger to student government at Yale — but that does not mean he believes it is perfect. Guido, who has […]


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