Esma Okutan
Staff Reporter
Esma Okutan is the graduate schools reporter for the News. Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, she is a sophomore in Jonathan Edwards studying economics.
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Palestinian and Muslim students express safety concerns after man shoots Palestinian students in Vermont

Three Palestinian college students were shot in Vermont last week, amplifying fear and concerns among students on campus.

‘Doxxing truck’ targets Yale, Harvard students on day of The Game

Conservative advocacy group Accuracy in Media displayed personal information of Yale and Harvard students on its doxxing truck in New Haven on Nov. 18. The truck first arrived in New Haven on Nov. 16; more than 100 faculty members signed an open letter pledging to support students’ free speech.

‘Doxxing truck’ appears on Yale’s campus, displays student names and photos

At least six students were displayed on a truck billboard under a banner reading “Yale’s Leading Antisemites” on Thursday.

Undergraduate students enroll in graduate courses during registration period

This week, undergraduate students can sign up to take graduate level courses across various departments.

SOM hosts Middle East peace dialogue, students protest lack of Palestinian presence

A multicultural peace panel held at Yale’s School of Management drew backlash from students who bemoaned its lack of Palestinian representation. Organizers told the News that the panel included “influential” voices from the Arab world and that the SOM invited, but has not heard back from, the Palestinian representative to the United Nations.

Clean Energy Conference surveys renewable energy landscape

As a part of the Yale New Haven Climate and Energy Summit, the Clean Energy Conference showcased the technology and finance behind renewable energy.

Students organize die-in protest in front of Schwarzman Center

On Nov. 9, student protestors laid on the ground in Beinecke Plaza to represent Palestinians killed by Israeli forces.

Yale expands free online courses offerings

This year’s student enrollment in Yale’s online programs has increased with an estimated 15.6 percent jump from 2022.

Graduate and professional school communities reflect on Israel-Hamas war

Amid the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas, several of Yale’s graduate and professional school communities organized events to address and reflect on the situation.

Presidential Search Student Advisory Council releases survey to inform report for Yale Corporation

The responses will also be shared with the University’s next leader, and the SAC plans on hosting listening sessions in the following weeks.

YTV: Weekly Roundup Week of 10/23 – 10/27

Producers: Olivia Cevasco Editors: Olivia Cevasco and Bronwen Pailthorpe Camera: Eli Berliner Sound: Olivia Cevasco and Linda Zhou