Elba Heddesheimer
Staff Reporter
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Rory Gilmore should’ve gone to Harvard

Yale — the epitome of Ivy League prestige, draped in the allure of dark academia aesthetics, home to Handsome Dan, and, let’s not forget, the chosen college of our fictional favorite alum, Rory Gilmore.

Advocates, opponents discuss medical aid-in-dying legislation in Connecticut

Over 260 people attended the forum, hosted by the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, where panelists outlined medical aid-in-dying statistics, benefits and opposition.

Your winter uniform at Yale

When I walked into my first 9:00 a.m. class on Aug. 30, I thought, “There’s no way people will keep this up.”  Girls adorned themselves […]

American Sign Language now Yale’s third most popular language

Since it was first offered in spring 2018, American Sign Language at Yale has grown to be the third largest language option, with over 200 students enrolled in ASL classes this semester.

YCC proposes new certificates in ASL, Directed Studies, Economics

The Yale College Council is spearheading a proposal for three new certificates at Yale College, though faculty expressed uncertainty about the plausibility of the proposal.

At 18 percent, class of 2027 has highest Latine population in Yale history

With a growing Latine population in the Yale student body, several campus groups and clubs told the News they have more students interested in joining, prompting asks for more funding.

Students and faculty celebrate growth of Yiddish at Yale

The University’s inaugural Yiddish program is expanding its offerings this semester and looking to connect students across Yale’s community with Jewish language and culture.

Sneeze, cough and general existential malaise: unpacking YOVID-23

A tickling sensation creeps into my throat and nose. I brace myself for the inevitable — ACHOO! Bystanders turn towards me and grimace, hardly able to mask their disgust. I watch as they inch their chairs farther and farther away from me…real subtle, guys. 

‘So much competition’: Reflections on the Yale extracurricular scene

Within the first few weeks of classes, first-years were hurled into the whirlwind of club applications, dance auditions, callbacks and rejections.