Lucy Hodgman
Staff Reporter
Lucy Hodgman covers the Yale College Council. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she is a first-year in Grace Hopper majoring in political science.
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All Ivy League student body presidents sign resolution calling for fossil fuel divestment

On April 22, all eight Ivy League student body presidents signed a joint resolution calling on Ivy League institutions to cut all financial ties with fossil fuel companies.

Bayan Galal ’23 and Zoe Hsu ’24 elected YCC President and Vice President

Bayan Galal ’23 and Zoe Hsu ’24 were elected YCC President and Vice-President, respectively, in elections that took place on April 29 and 30.

YCC candidates talk mental health reform, health care, financial aid advocacy in debate

The candidates discussed a wide range of student issues, with focuses on mental health reform, student health care and advocacy for Yale’s first-generation, low-income community.

YCC election interview: Presidential candidate Joaquín Lara Midkiff ’23

Lara Midkiff is currently a YCC senator and accessibility and disability policy chair, and is running for president alongside vice presidential candidate Jordi Bertrán Ramírez ’24.

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YCC election interview: VP candidate Jordi Bertrán Ramírez ’24

The interview, with vice presidential candidate Jordi Bertrán Ramírez, was conducted by phone. Bertrán Ramírez is currently a YCC senator and sustainability co-chair, and is running for vice president alongside presidential candidate Joaquín Lara Midkiff ’23.

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Disability advocates partner with Poorvu Center to compensate peer mentors

On April 6, the Yale College Council announced via social media that Disability Peer Mentors, who have previously worked on a volunteer basis, will now […]

Director of undergraduate financial aid breaks down financial aid renewal process in info session

On Tuesday, the Yale College Council and the Financial Aid Working Group hosted an information session to address student questions about the process of financial […]

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YCC, student groups continue mental health advocacy after MHC staffing changes

In an April 5 email sent to the Yale undergraduate student body, Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun and Director of Mental Health & Counseling […]

Justice Impact Movement, YCC call on Yale to ‘ban the box’ in admissions

The Justice Impact Movement and the Yale College Council are calling on Yale admissions to ban questions about an applicant’s criminal record, in a new […]

YCC advocates for expanded certificate program options

In response to student demand for opportunities to extensively study courses outside of their majors, the Yale College Council is advocating for the expansion of […]

Dean Chun talks early registration, summer courses at academics town hall

The Yale College Council hosted a town hall with Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun on Friday, opening the floor to questions from students about […]