Janalie Cobb
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YCC Senate votes to amend constitution, expanding senator role

The Yale College Council voted to amend the YCC Constitution, granting new power to student senators.

Students push for guaranteed religious accommodations as new housing process takes effect

The new Yale College housing process prevents students from posing requests for religious and cultural accommodations to their respective residential college deans or chaplain’s offices.

YCC extracurricular grant sparks conversation on club accessibility for FGLI Students

A $10,000 Yale College Council grant for first generation, low income students covers extracurricular-related expenses not accommodated for by the University Safety Net program.

Students vote overwhelmingly in support of democratizing trustee elections

In last week’s YCC referendum, almost 90 percent of students voted in favor of democratization, although turnout was relatively low.

YCC holds referendum on Yale Corp democratization

Starting Monday, students will be able to vote on two yes-or-no questions regarding the election process for the Board of Trustees; voting will close Friday at 9 a.m.

YCC Senators urge Lewis to amend Credit/D/Fail process

Senators presented administrators with proposals on Yale College’s signature pass/fail option. Immediate changes appear unlikely.

Yale Votes and YCC continue advocacy for Election Day off

Administrators have declined requests by Yale Votes and the Yale College Council to make Election Day a University holiday, which they argue would increase voting access for faculty, staff and students.

Yale College Council pushes for free campus laundry

Senators met with the Student Financial Services and a representative from Yale’s contracted machine company to discuss the perennial effort to make laundry services free.

Yale-NUS announces closure by 2025, “New College” takes its place

Yale-NUS students and faculty expressed immense dismay at the closing of their school’s doors. In 2025, Yale-NUS will merge with the NUS University Scholars Programme, and Yale’s name will be removed from the institution.

YCC through the years: From financial troubles in 2018 to the first Black woman president in 2022

When the graduating class of 2022 joined Yale in the fall of 2018, the Yale College Council was facing financial difficulties. The YCC had just […]

Multiple Heads of College resign between 2018-2022

Many students in the Class of 2022 witnessed their Heads of College step down and be replaced during their time at Yale — with the […]