Janalie Cobb
Staff Reporter
Janalie Cobb is an Audience Editor for the News and a former University staff reporter. She is a junior from Chicago in Davenport College double majoring in political science and psychology.
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Corinne Bailey Rae performs new album “Black Rainbows” following talk on its significance

Rae spoke about the importance of the Stony Island Arts Bank in the development of her newest album, which delves into the Black experience in America.

Julian Suh-Toma ’25 and Maya Fonkeu ’25 elected YCC president and vice president

Suh-Toma and Fonkeu ran a campaign based on transparency from Yale and from the YCC to win the heavily contested election.


Yadav is the only presidential candidate running on a solo ticket.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Ezana Tedla ’25 and Kyle Hovannesian ’25

Tedla and Hovannesian are Yale College Council senators for Jonathan Edwards College and Berkeley College, respectively.

YCC candidates talk FGLI student advocacy and Yale-New Haven relations in debate

On Monday night, students gathered to watch 12 YCC candidates discuss their platforms and priorities.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Austin Montini ’25 and Anouk Schembri ’24

Montini and Schembri hope to draw from their experiences in different campus spaces — including athletics teams and cultural centers — in their bid for YCC leadership.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Sanya Abbasey ’25 and Craig Birckhead-Morton ’24

Sanya Abbasey ’25 and Craig Birckhead-Morton ’24 have focused their campaign on empowering students and student organizations.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Julian Suh-Toma ’25 and Maya Fonkeu ’25

The platform of issues they hope to tackle center around the two core goals of transparency and accountability.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Nyché Andrew ’25 and Madeline Gupta ’25

The pair are running to become the first Indigenous YCC president and vice president.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Olivia Lombardo ’25

Lombardo is running unopposed for events director.

YCC president and vice president face student backlash over abandoned $4000 self-compensation proposal

The proposal, raised by Yale College Council President Leleda Beraki ’24 and Vice President Iris Li ’24, would have compensated both of the two two leaders $4000 a year.