Kaitlyn Pohly
Staff Reporter
Kaitlyn Pohly is a sophomore in Silliman College. She serves as the Student Life Reporter for the University Desk. Originally from New York City, Kaitlyn is a prospective History major. Outside of the classroom and the newsroom, Kaitlyn dances with YaleDancers.
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Alley Cats tap first woman

With last week marking the end of this season’s a cappella rush, Ryann Schaffer ’27 is now the first female member of the Yale Alley Cats amid a larger push for gender diversity in a cappella.

New YCC leadership sets priorities for year ahead

After a summer full of planning, the Yale College Council’s newest president and vice president, Julian Suh-Toma and Maya Fonkeu, have begun setting their plans for the year.

Students demand representation in University’s presidential search committee

Students across different schools at Yale are collaborating to make their voices heard in the search for University President Peter Salovey’s successor.

‘The biggest puddle ever’: Rain in New Haven leaves parts of campus flooded

Heavy downpour on Wednesday affected facilities in Jonathan Edwards College, the Schwarzman Center, Bass Library and other sites on and off campus.

Students reflect on University’s campus e-scooter ban

Starting this semester, the University banned battery-powered micro-mobility devices from campus residential spaces. Students – many of whom already purchased these devices during previous semesters – have called the ban into question.

False alarm forces students to evacuate lecture hall

Alarms surrounding a gas odor in Marsh Lecture Hall on the morning of Sept. 6 prompted swift evacuation. A lack of communication caused concern for students, who have still not heard from the University about the incident.

‘We’ll just admit fewer students’: University scrambles to accommodate large first-year class

The 1,647 members of the class of 2027 began classes this week, prompting questions about the University’s ability to house and educate the ballooning undergraduate student population.

Elis for Rachael reaches settlement with University following mental health discrimination lawsuit

About nine months after filing a class-action lawsuit against the University regarding its leave of absence policies, the nonprofit has reached a settlement with Yale that cements recent policy changes and introduces new reforms long desired by mental health advocates.

Philomena Asante appointed chief of student health

Asante’s appointment will take effect on March 30.

Fahmeed Hyder announced as next Head of Trumbull College

Hyder, a professor at the School of Engineering & Applied Science and the School of Medicine, will be succeeding Margaret Clark in her role as Trumbull Head of College.

Yale College nixes summer storage option, prompting student concern

Dean of Student Affairs Melanie Boyd announced on Wednesday that residential colleges will no longer provide storage space in the summer to undergraduate students.