Lucy Hodgman
Staff Reporter
Lucy Hodgman is the editor-in-chief and president of the News. She previously covered student life and the Yale College Council. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she is a junior in Grace Hopper majoring in English.
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Reporter Susan Dominus takes over ‘Journalism’ after Woodward departure

Bob Woodward is not teaching the English seminar this spring after a tense final semester. He does not have plans to teach again but did not rule out the possibility. Woodward’s successor is another Pulitzer-winning Yale alum who has extensive credentials reporting for the New York Times.

A cappella community looks to future of gender integration

Ten members of Yale’s a cappella community weighed in on the future of gender integration across different groups.

“I can’t protect them”: Ukrainian students respond to Russian invasion

Russia invaded Ukraine on Thursday, directly impacting daily life for Yale’s Ukrainian students and affiliates.

Roommate woes, hotline calls and mixed messages: Students express confusion about COVID-19 isolation communication

As Yale stopped contact tracing for most COVID-19 cases, students shared their questions over COVID-19 isolation protocols.

Anonymous app Librex abruptly shuts down after nearly three years of operation

Librex, a Yale start-up, unexpectedly shut down on Feb. 17. In its absence, students reflect on their experiences with the online anonymous community space.

“Hard to write off”: Students and experts react to student activists’ complaint filing

Following the Endowment Justice Coalition’s official complaint alleging University fossil fuel investments violate state law, students and experts share their reactions.

Student COVID-19 cases hit “unprecedented” level; isolation housing tracker quietly removed

The isolation housing capacity tracker was removed from the University’s COVID-19 data dashboard as a record number of undergraduates tested positive.

Student activists allege Yale’s fossil fuel investments violate state law

Along with activists from four other universities, Yale’s Endowment Justice Coalition filed a complaint to state AG William Tong alleging University fossil fuel investments violate state law.

Dean reprimands students for isolation housing conduct

In a Saturday email, Dean of Student Affairs Melanie Boyd criticized students for holding gatherings while in isolation.

Franklin Head of College Charles Bailyn to step down

Bailyn announced on Feb. 10 that he would serve an extra year as Head of Benjamin Franklin College before stepping down at the end of the 2022-23 school year. His departure was met with mixed reactions from Benjamin Franklin students.

Five years after contentious name change, Grace Hopper community reflects on Calhoun legacy

Although Grace Hopper College’s former name — Calhoun — was removed in February 2017, memorabilia bearing his name or likeness still remains throughout the College.