Janalie Cobb
Contributing Reporter
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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 […]

Yale’s response to student calls for improved mental health services

Content warning: This article contains references to suicide. *** The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking […]

New Haven storefronts evolve

As the class of 2022 joined the New Haven community in 2018, the University had just held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new L.L. Bean […]

“Stay in School”: Why Nicki Minaj is the Best Commencement Speaker There Never Was

Joe Biden, 46th President of the United States and former Vice President of the United States, gave the 2015 commencement speech. The year before that, […]

Student organizations hold fundraiser for Ukraine

In conjunction with the Ukrainian House at Yale and the International Students Organization, the Yale College Council beat their goal in a fundraiser for Razom, an organization helping Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s invasion.

YAA Holds Delegate Elections for Classes of 2024 and 2025

From March 2-4, the Yale Alumni Association ran elections to determine who would represent the first-year and sophomore classes at the YAA Assembly.