Kayla Yup
Staff Reporter
Kayla Yup covers Science & Social Justice and the Yale New Haven Health System for the SciTech desk. For the Arts desk, she covers anything from galleries to music. She is majoring in Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and History of Science, Medicine & Public Health as a Global Health Scholar.
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Spring Fling moves indoors, capacity drops by thousands

Spring Fling will be held at College Street Music Hall, limiting capacity. Guests will no longer be able to attend.

PROFILE: From Taiwan to Yale, Sandy Chang shoots for the STARS

Associate dean for science & quantitative reasoning Sandy Chang prioritizes democratizing science through mentorship and improving research accessibility.

Yale physicians call on medical societies to boycott states that ban abortion

Three Yale doctors are advocating for medical professional societies to only host conferences in states that protect abortion rights.

Becoming a woman when you’re Asian in America

Nine years ago, I missed the health class where they split up fifth grade girls and boys for the puberty talk. I was busy volunteering […]

Connecticut hospitals face record financial losses

Yale-New Haven Health, Trinity Health and other hospital systems across the state reported unprecedented financial losses in FY 2022.

Pusha T to headline Spring Fling

Ravyn Lenae, Dombresky and Pusha T will perform at this year’s Spring Fling on April 29. All students can bring one guest to the Old Campus event.

As endometriosis bills reach CT state assembly, patients and doctors weigh in

Patients, doctors and a state representative spoke on the future of endometriosis advocacy and action in Connecticut.

Famed “forever chemicals” lawyer Robert Bilott talks PFAS and policy at Yale

Nearly all people in the United States have PFAS in their blood. Attorney Robert Bilott — famous for revealing a decades-long record of toxic PFAS chemical exposure by the DuPont company — spoke on the importance of effective communication in translating scientific research into legislation.

“She is the best of us:” Ijeoma Opara and the power of health advocacy

From witnessing injustices faced by her parents to working as a therapist, the YSPH assistant professor’s life experiences inspired her mission to reduce health disparities faced by Black communities.

Physicians bear witness to patients’ experiences in writers’ workshop

Resident physicians continued the legacy of narrative medicine at Yale at the 19th annual Yale Internal Medicine Residency Writers’ Workshop.

“Gambling with patients’ lives”: Inside a staffing shortage at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Patient safety, livable wages and affordable health insurance were key priorities raised by Local 5123, which represents healthcare workers at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.