Britton O'Daly
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Berkeley, Saybrook get new college deans

As summer vacation gets underway, Yale has appointed new deans for Berkley and Saybrook colleges. Brianne Bilsky, an English professor at the United States Military […]

Yale grad becomes first black woman to win major-party nomination for governor

Yale graduate Stacey Abrams LAW ’99 on Tuesday became the first black woman to be nominated for governor by a major party in the history […]

Thousands demand removal of student who reported napping classmate to police

Nearly 3,000 people have signed a petition demanding that Yale remove Sarah Braasch GRD ’20 from school as punishment.

Families travel from all over for Commencement

“I find it very exciting that today’s graduates hail from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and 56 other countries,” Hillary […]

In Class Day speech, Clinton calls for resilience

On a humid Sunday afternoon inside Woolsey Hall, Class Day speaker Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 called on the class of 2018 to stay resilient and work to combat “a full-fledged crisis."

Class Day moved to Woolsey Hall

With thunder and lightning predicted for Sunday afternoon, Yale will move the Class Day ceremony from Old Campus to Woolsey Hall, the University announced on […]

Div School grad to deliver sermon at royal wedding

As spectators around the world tune in on Saturday to watch the royal wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle, Yalies […]

University outlines next steps for community inclusion

University Secretary and Vice President for Student Life Kimberly Goff-Crews sent a campus-wide email Monday evening announcing a number of initiatives designed to help make Yale more inclusive.

Yale holds listening session days after napping black student was reported to police

Graduate students met with administrators for a listening session at Warner House on Friday to voice concerns about institutional racism.

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Yale responds after black student reported for napping in common room

Yale sent an email to graduate and professional school students describing the incident as “deeply troubling” and reaffirming Yale’s commitment to addressing incidents of “racial bias, discrimination and harassment.”

Black student reported to YPD for napping in dormitory common room

Yale Police officers on Monday evening interrogated a black graduate student, Lolade Siyonbola GRD ’19, for more than 15 minutes, after a white graduate student reported Siyonbola to the police for sleeping in the HGS common room.