Karla Cortes
Staff Reporter
Karla Cortes covers International Relations at Yale under the University Desk. She is a first-year in Silliman College majoring in Political Science.
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Yale students protest Israel-Hamas war, University response and call for divestment during fall semester

Throughout the 2023 fall semester, Yale students organized protests across campus targeting the institution's involvement in the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Yale College welcomes 1,267 newly admitted students to the Class of 2024, joined by 568 returning from gap year

The Class of 2024 boosted Yale's undergraduate body to 6,250 students and features an increase in diversity and a historic number of gap year deferrals.

Protesters on Cross Campus vote to reject administration’s offer of meeting with Yale trustees, continue encampment for second night

After negotiations between protesters and administration broke down on Monday evening, protesters voted to maintain the encampment amid multiple notices from administrators of possible disciplinary action.

Central American Futurities conference held at Yale

The conference was held this weekend in the Afro-American Cultural Center.

Salovey to visit Côte d’Ivoire, Hong Kong over spring break

President Salovey will visit Côte d’Ivoire and Hong Kong during the University’s two-week spring break to strengthen Yale’s international relationships.

Yale Africa Innovation Symposium hosts visiting speakers and attendees from around the world

The second annual Yale Africa Innovation Symposium took place this past weekend.

Students and faculty prepare for Yale Africa Innovation Symposium

The committee, faculty and student groups involved with the upcoming Yale Africa Innovation Symposium expressed excitement about the event, which will take place on campus from March 1-2.

Yale to host the Fulbright-García Robles Visiting Chair in new partnership

Yale hosts a Fulbright-García Robles Visiting Chair for the next five years to deepen transnational academic relations.

Elliott Abrams explores American and Middle East dynamics with the Buckley Institute

Elliot Abrams spoke with the Buckley Institute about U.S ties to Middle Eastern conflict and its policies in Iran, Israel and the Gaza Strip.

Yale celebrates first ever ‘Korea Week’

Events held from Nov. 4 to 14 through both the Yale and the World Program and Yale’s Korean Studies program aimed to bring together the school’s Korean community and learn more about the country’s culture and history.

New Haven holds Veterans Day Ceremony 

New Haven honors all who have served through Veterans Day Ceremony at City Hall. Online subhead: At City Hall, American Legion New Haven Post 210 and Mayor Justin Elicker commemorated veterans with speakers and music ensembles.