Madison Hahamy
Staff Reporter
Madison Hahamy is a junior from Chicago, Illinois majoring in English and in Human Rights. She previously wrote for the Yale Daily News and served as Senior Editor for The New Journal.
Author Archive
In a Pandemic, First Years Vlog, Trade Milk and Fight Loneliness

When Rachael Shaw-Rosenbaum ’24 first arrived on campus, she wasn’t met with the crush of cheering upperclassmen who would normally help first year students in […]

Virtual pre-orientation ultimately successful, despite setbacks

First-year pre-orientation groups typically populate campus before fall move-in, but this year, the college was quiet as students hiked, volunteered, and learned about food sustainability […]

Rabbi Jason Rubenstein: Part of the Jewish tradition

“Last week, my best friend called me, on Erev Yom Tov, to tell me that our old next door neighbor, who survived Auschwitz, died from coronavirus,” said Rabbi Jason Rubenstein. For the funeral, Rabbi Jason remembers being sent a Zoom link. “This is a new part of life.” He paused, and then added, “A new part of death.”

YAA launches new community-building interface

The Yale Alumni Association officially launched Cross Campus, an online program designed to facilitate relationships between Yalies, even as many find themselves physically distanced from […]

Schwarzman reflects on his book six months later

After years of financial success, founder of the Blackstone Group Stephen Schwarzman ’69 published  What it Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence  — a […]

Katherine Tsai ’05: After Rock Climbing

When Tsai speaks of her life today, there is a sense of a divide: a before and after. BQ and AQ: Before Quarantine and After Quarantine. Or, even more accurately, BR and AR: Before Rock Climbing and After Rock Climbing.

Alumni reunions canceled amid coronavirus uncertainty

The Yale Alumni Association cancelled reunions scheduled for this May amid concerns of potential spread of the virus among large groups on campus. Alumni typically […]

Alumni offer help to students in light of campus closure

In light of Yale’s decision to hold online classes and ask students to leave campus, alumni have created a spreadsheet with resources they can offer […]

The Infinity and Beyond Burger: Yalies learn about plant-based meat

Students and faculty members gathered on Tuesday to learn about possible alternatives to meat products, all while enjoying Burger King’s “Impossible Whoppers” — the chain’s […]

Steyer ’79, Klobuchar ’82 drop out of presidential race

Two Yalies — Tom Steyer ’79 and Sen. Amy Klobuchar ’82 — ended their bids for the Democratic presidential nomination ahead of Super Tuesday. The […]

Yale Day of Service selects honorary co-chairs

The Yale Alumni Association announced last week the two newly selected honorary alumni chairs — Brenda Penner NUR ’76 and Juan Carlos Salinas DRA ’03 […]

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