Julia Bialek
Staff Reporter
Julia Bialek currently serves as a public editor for the Yale Daily News. Previously, she covered the student policy & affairs beat as a reporter on the university desk. Originally from Chappaqua, New York, Julia is a junior in Saybrook College studying political science and history.
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Yale College expands mental health resources amid student calls for expanded support

On Monday afternoon, University and Yale College administrators unveiled new additions and reforms to University mental health offerings as students continue to push for change. […]

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Yale extends early registration deadline, some departments maintain April schedule

After announcing a new course registration process for undergraduates that will require students to register for fall 2021 classes at the end of this current […]

Students express grievances over Yale’s medical withdrawal policies

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

Students express disappointment, anger over Yale’s mental health services

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking to help someone else. To speak with a certified […]

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After years of planning but ahead of schedule, Yale College scraps traditional shopping period

Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors will now have to register for fall courses at the end of the spring semester. Dean of Yale College Marvin […]

Two months into his tenure, how will Biden’s new policies impact Yale?

After four years of the Trump administration’s hostility towards private universities, the first months of Joe Biden’s presidency have left Yale administrators hopeful about the […]

Residential college transfers suspended for another academic year

Ask any undergraduate student at Yale to introduce themselves, and they will likely mention their residential college as a pertinent aspect of their campus identity. […]

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Medically vulnerable Yalies left out of CT’s new vaccination plan

On Feb. 22, Gov. Ned Lamont announced that Connecticut will now follow a largely aged-based eligibility order instead of following the state’s previous plan of […]

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Amid historic housing demand, preliminary housing plans for next academic year announced to undergrads

After the news that a historically large class of 2025, due to an increase in pandemic-caused leaves of absence, would prevent the incoming class from […]

COVID-19 transmission rates among undergraduates higher than same point last fall

In mid-January, Yale announced a monthlong arrival quarantine consisting of three distinct phases for undergraduates enrolled in residence as a means of containing COVID-19 spread […]

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New policy bans punishment for COVID-19 compact violations when reporting sexual misconduct

Yale’s Title IX policies have been formally updated so students who report an incident of sexual misconduct cannot be disciplined for violating COVID-19 guidelines at […]