Helena Lyng-Olsen
Staff Reporter
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Newhallville mural celebrates women, diversity

Around 60 local politicians, community leaders and other New Haven residents joined together Tuesday morning to celebrate the completion of New Haven artist Kwadwo Adae’s […]

CBS’ Begnaud talks Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria

David Begnaud, a CBS News correspondent who covered the catastrophic damage caused by Hurricane Maria to Puerto Rico in 2017, gave a rousing talk to […]

Mosul blogger and world fellow hosts panel about Islamic extremism

Omar Mohammed is a historian and a civilian journalist. But until December 2017, he was known only as Mosul Eye, an anonymous blogger documenting life […]

Recent grads launch sitcom about life at Yale

In their senior year, the two Yalies, who are both mixed-race and identify as black, launched an entertainment group, “Not Woke if You Shook.”

LYNG-OLSEN: Person to person

It was the summer before college began. To many, it may have felt like thesummer before our lives were to begin. If the Pierson College […]