Jordan Fitzgerald
Staff Reporter
Jordan Fitzgerald is a staff reporter covering gender equity and diversity. She is a sophomore in Trumbull College majoring in American history.
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Yale physics department admits first-ever majority-female Ph.D class

This fall, Yale’s first-ever physics P.h.D class composed of a majority of women will begin their doctoral studies at the University.

{W}holy Queer meeting group marks the intersection of faith and sexuality

{W}holy Queer are meetings where undergraduate, graduate and professional students at Yale gather to discuss the intersection between their queer and religious identities.

YCC election interview: Events director candidate Diba Ghaed ’24

Ghaed is currently the YCC’s deputy director of the events committee and running for events director unopposed.

A portrait of Ghaed in a blue top.
YCC election interview: Presidential candidate Bayan Galal ’23

Galal currently serves as a YCC senator and health and COVID-19 policy chair, and is running for president alongside vice presidential candidate Zoe Hsu ’24.

A portrait of Galal wearing a white double-breasted suit jacket
YCC election interview: VP candidate Zoe Hsu ’24

Hsu, who is currently a YCC senator, equity chair and Asian Affinity Network co-founder and co-leader, is running alongside YCC presidential candidate Bayan Galal ’23.

A portrait of Hsu in a red shirt.
Virtual Women’s Mental Health Conference spotlights women’s health

In 2018, two Yale psychiatry residents founded a conference dedicated to women’s mental health in the wake of the #MeToo movement and Supreme Court Justice […]

Yale Office of LGBTQ Resources reopens in person on weekends for month of April

During the fall of 2019, Yale’s Office of LGBTQ Resources — which supports and advocates for issues regarding sexual orientation and gender identity for University […]

Mourning Our Losses honors over 2,800 lives lost behind bars during the pandemic

On Saturday afternoon, Mourning Our Losses, a national organization dedicated to honoring individuals who have died in prisons, held their second virtual vigil of the […]

Community and commercialization: amplifyHERscience brings female research out of the lab

Michelle McQueen, a communications officer for Yale’s Office of Cooperative Research, began working at the University in December 2019. That week, the office held its […]

More undergraduate COVID-19 cases reported in past week than any other week this semester; B.1.1.7 variant identified in Yale community

Though Gov. Ned Lamont’s new vaccine policy means students may be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines starting in early April, a recent spike in COVID-19 cases […]

WGSS department holds colloquium to showcase graduate student work

The Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program held a colloquium on Monday night in which two graduate students displayed their research regarding women’s studies. Both […]