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 is covering the Humanities. With an interest in the intersections of the humanities and STEM, she is majoring in Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and History of Science, Medicine & Public Health as a Global Health Scholar.
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Yale launches Superfund Center to address drinking water contamination

Yale launches new Superfund Research Center, to be the first in the country to study 1.4 dioxane — a contaminant linked to cancer and found in drinking water wells throughout Connecticut.

Yale New Haven Hospital System acquires three more hospitals

The system has now signed a $400 million agreement to acquire three hospitals as it faces a second year of historic deficit.

Tickets for YSO Halloween Show go on sale Sunday

The Yale Symphony Orchestra’s Halloween Show is back in full swing, ready to revive their time-honored tradition. As usual, the film and musical score are secret.

Latinx professors at Yale break barriers in STEM

Martha Muñoz, Enrique M. De La Cruz and Daniel Colón Ramos reflect on their journeys in science academia and emphasize commitments toward increasing diversity and representation in education.

Ode to Tomato-eggs

My inner child often escapes. She knows I cannot ground her — college students are tethered to nothing but air. Removed from home, life shifts […]

Yale’s research labs contend with environmental impacts of plastic use

Environmentalists, students and professors say that there is a reason behind heightened single-use plastic consumption in laboratories, but that the sustainability of research practices will remain a critical area to address.

Inaugural YSPH activist-in-residence shapes next generation of advocacy

Seeking to bridge the gap between the classroom and real-life activism, YSPH’s first activist-in-residence launched his Change Talk series last Friday.

Yale doctors combat emerging allergy epidemic through early exposure

As food allergies become increasingly prevalent in the U.S., pediatric allergists at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital are playing defense, aiming to prevent food allergies in infancy.

Yale New Haven Hospital system faces deficit for second year, lays off 72 administrators

83 vacant positions as well as 72 administrators were laid off by YNHH last Wednesday following the system registering a $300 million dollar loss during fiscal year 2022 and projecting a similar loss next year.

New coalition seeks to revitalize Yale’s student art scene

Sensing a “gaping hole” where the arts community should be, students are banding together to establish the Yale Visual Arts Collective.  

White House signals shift to an annual COVID-19 vaccine, Yale experts weigh in

The new bivalent covid booster may be the start of an annual schedule of vaccination. Yale experts spoke on the ramifications of this for the future of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S