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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Cracks appear in isolation policy as COVID-positive students stay with uninfected roommates

As COVID-19 cases on campus rise, inconsistencies emerge in the isolate-in-place policy introduced on Feb. 9.

University enacts isolate-in-place contingency policy as isolation housing fills

After Feb. 9, students who test positive for COVID-19 and live in single bedrooms will be asked to isolate in their rooms instead of in designated housing.

From Yale Law to the Bachelor Mansion: Behind Daria Rose’s search for love on national TV

Daria Rose LAW ’22 on her time at Yale and on this season of the Bachelor.

Silliman Head of College Laurie Santos to take one-year leave to address burnout

The “Psychology and the Good Life” professor and Good Life Center founder announced on Monday that she will take a one-year leave from Yale to address her own sense of overwork.

Yale accelerates loosening of restrictions as COVID-19 alert shifts to yellow

The University previously remained at the orange alert level, which denotes moderate risk, for over a month.

With add/drop here to stay, University looks to improve

Early registration, part of outgoing Yale College Dean Marvin Chun’s legacy, has become a permanent fixture at the College, and soon will be piloted at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Record number of students participate in virtual sorority rush

Yale’s four sororities host their second consecutive year of virtual rush, welcoming a record number of prospective members.

Commencement set to be in-person, welcome vaccinated guests

The University announced Monday that the Yale College commencement will be held in person in May and welcome vaccinated guests and family members for the first time since 2019.

Dining halls resume indoor dining as administrators express optimism about COVID-19 numbers

Dining halls will transition from grab-and-go to dine-in service on Monday, a decision that Dean of Student Affairs Melanie Boyd said came “earlier than expected.”

“A very expensive podcast”: Students return to online classes amid heightened pandemic restrictions

As the semester kicked off this week with online classes, mandatory quarantines and grab-and-go dining, students spoke about the unique challenges they have faced during their return.

Yale College Dean Marvin Chun to step down in June

Dean of Yale College Marvin Chun will return to teaching at the end of the spring 2022 semester.