Marissa Blum
Staff Reporter
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University launches comprehensive “Belonging at Yale” initiatives — a year later, where are they now?

Over the past academic year, University President Peter Salovey and the rest of The President’s Committee on Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging have worked with students, […]

Yale College Council publishes first Sustainable Dining Report

This month, the Yale College Council released their much-anticipated 2020-2021 Sustainable Dining Report, which aims to provide insight into the past practices of Yale Dining and outline actionable recommendations that can be instituted within the next year.

A screenshot of the report shows on a computer screen.
Myth, Ritual and Symbol During a Pandemic

Early on in the pandemic, I became hyper-aware of the ways I was using my hands. After seeing an infographic on a friend’s Instagram story […]

Committee announces Class Day speakers

This year’s Class Day celebration will take place virtually on May 23 and will feature Alec Zbornak ’21, Matt Nadel ’21, Teava Torres de Sa […]

What Is in a Haircut?

The first time I changed my hairstyle was in the third grade when I decided, against my better judgement, to get bangs. The cut not […]

Becton Center’s Ground Café sushi scores big with students

With many of Yale’s campus eating spots closed due to the pandemic, students have been forced to find new places to get a quick bite […]

A chef at the Ground Cafe makes sushi.
Yale hosts trans musicians in third installment of Yale Trans Visibility Series

Over forty students from across the country tuned into the third installment in the Yale Trans Visibility Series on Thursday night.  The event, which was […]

Yale Hospitality hosts virtual tea exploration and tasting

On Tuesday afternoon, Yale Hospitality hosted a virtual tea exploration, the second event in its Global Passport series, which aims to showcase a food staple […]

Yale development dialogue series offers perspective on future of poverty and climate change

On Tuesday morning, individuals from around the world tuned in for the fourth talk in the Yale Development Dialogue series, titled “Green Pathways Out of […]

Students reflect on time in temporary housing

The grasp of the COVID-19 pandemic on Yale and the New Haven community at large remains strong, and as such, the University and its students […]

Day in the life: Yale YouTubers during the pandemic

When you hear the words, “Yale YouTuber,” who comes to mind? Josh Beasley ’21? Ris Igrec ’23? David Stanley ’23? The world of Yale YouTube […]