Matt Kristoffersen
Staff Reporter
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Yale’s COVID dashboard earns “A” from critics, professors

Universities hosting students on campus need more than mask stockpiles and grab-and-go meals. Sleek and informative COVID-19 dashboards have been developed around campuses to deliver […]

New changes come to shopping period, with hiccups

Around 5,000 miles away from New Haven, from his house in Hawaii, Jay Baptista ’23 woke up early one August morning to confusion. Like many […]

Voluntary COVID-19 testing system for graduate students, faculty and staff raises concerns

Despite a robust, twice-per-week testing system for undergraduates living in New Haven, several members of the Yale community voiced concerns about the voluntary testing regimen […]

China’s national security law for Hong Kong could pose risk for remote learners

Tucked near the middle of political science professor Daniel Mattingly’s syllabus for a Chinese history class lies a new warning for prospective students living in […]

Yale College outlines move-in quarantine procedures

All students will undergo some form of quarantine upon returning to New Haven this fall, according to a Friday email from Yale College Dean Marvin […]

80 percent of students to enroll in fall 2020

An email circulated among department heads reported that about a fifth of all Yale College students have chosen not to enroll for the upcoming semester. […]

Daniel Zhao
Summer 2020: Coronavirus upended student plans, tightened wallets

Yale students often make good use of their summers: They work. They study. Some even train for the Olympics. But in the wake of a […]

Daniel Zhao
New DHS rules bring uncertainty for international students

New guidelines released early this week from the Department of Homeland Security suggest that international students who do not take in-person classes this fall could […]

School of Medicine affiliates call for Title VI office, revised curriculum

Over 500 students, faculty and staff signed a list of demands to Yale School of Medicine Dean Nancy Brown Wednesday in an effort to correct […]

Eric Wang
Letter grades for next fall, admins say

Last semester’s universal pass/fail system will not continue this fall, administrators wrote in a Monday email to students. Instead, students will take their largely online […]

Fall 2020: More than half of Yalies consider time off if classes go online

The News surveyed Yale College students from the classes of 2021 through 2023 about their opinions regarding online learning.