Ines Chomnalez
Staff Reporter
Ines Chomnalez writes for the University desk covering Yale Law School. She previously wrote for the Arts desk. Ines is a sophomore in Pierson College majoring in History and Cognitive Science.
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Yale Student Film Festival returns to in-person programming

The Yale Film Alliance is hosting its seventh annual student film festival this weekend from April 20 to 23.

State of Connecticut suspends commutation, YLS community responds

Commutation – the process through which incarcerated individuals apply to have sentences reconsidered – was indefinitely suspended by the Connecticut Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Yale hosts 15th annual Hindi National Debate

32 students from across American universities gathered on campus to debate as part of a 15 year effort to bring together Hindi students.

2024 presidential candidate Marianne Williamson talks spirituality and politics at YPU event

Williamson – who has launched a bid for the 2024 presidency – joined the Yale Political Union for a discussion on April 11.

Alleged antisemitic activist speaks on campus, raising questions about free speech

When Houria Bouteldja — the French-Algerian author of “Whites, Jews, and Us” – was invited to speak on campus during Passover, students raised her history of antisemitic and homophobic remarks with University administration.

YLS clinic files lawsuit against Department of Defense

Students in the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic are representing veterans who claim they were exposed to toxic substances during their service.

Graduate students develop system to reduce fine-only incarceration

Five students in the Yale Law School Strategic Advocacy Clinic were awarded $25,000 for their work on reducing incarcerations for failure to pay fines.

Diplomat Paula J. Dobriansky talks geopolitics at Alexander Hamilton Society seminar

Last Friday, Dobriansky spoke about U.S. diplomacy towards Ukraine and U.S.-China tensions at a seminar held in Linsly-Chittenden Hall.

Title IX retaliation policies prevent clubs from expelling alleged assailants

Retaliation prohibition policies under Title IX can prevent University-funded student organizations from expelling students accused of sexual assault from their membership.

Kimberlé Crenshaw awarded Winslow Medal from YSPH

Crensahw, the legal scholar and activist credited with coining the terms “intersectionality” and “critical race theory,” visited New Haven on Feb. 3.

U.S. News rankings to be modified, Yale Law doubles down on withdrawal

Following Yale Law School’s withdrawal from the U.S. News rankings in Nov. 2022, which spurred 6 other elite law schools to follow suit, U.S. News published an open letter pledging to make changes to its criteria.