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 summer research and COVID-19 course credit policies allow for student flexibility

While the pandemic shut down nearly all undergraduate activities on campus last summer, the University plans to welcome students back for summer 2021 — with […]

With majority of first years enrolled remotely, FroCos adjust roles and residences

While first-year counselors — seniors who are tasked with living among first-year students and offering guidance and support — spent last semester in residence with […]

Breaking down Yale class sizes after pandemic prompted increase in student leaves

In a year characterized by increased leaves of absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption of student life, data shared by the University Registrar’s Office […]

YCC pilots new incubator to support student entrepreneurs

This semester, the Yale College Council is spearheading a new program dedicated to serving the needs of undergraduate entrepreneurs. The program, called the YCC Incubator, […]

Batch of COVID-19 tests from two residential colleges lost in transit

Students in Morse and Stiles colleges who were tested for COVID-19 on Friday afternoon were alerted on Monday that there was an error regarding the […]

Yale College announces anticipated plan for summer 2021 travel

Yalies may be able to travel abroad again in summer 2021 — although not through Yale Summer Session Programs Abroad. In an email to Yale […]

For first time since 2008, YCC, GPSS and GSA leaders all women

Currently, the three main student governing bodies within the University — the Yale College Council, the Graduate and Professional Student Senate and the Graduate Student […]

Changes to Credit/D/Fail system help first years, relieve academic pressure

Starting in the 2020-2021 academic year, Yale College changed its regulations regarding the use of the Credit/D/Fail option for undergraduate students — and many of those […]

Month-long arrival quarantine for on-campus students announced for spring 2021 term

As the start of the spring semester approaches, Yale College has released its final plans for student move-in, testing and quarantine. In an email sent […]

Class of 2025 first years to live in residential colleges instead of Old Campus

Ask any Yale student to define Old Campus, and they will tell you that it houses most first-year students. But, as with the class of […]

More than 150 students, majority first years, went before COVID disciplinary committee

As a reflection of the changing rules and norms of a semester overhauled by the pandemic, each student that arrived to campus in late August […]