Megan Vaz
Staff Reporter
Megan Vaz covers Yale-New Haven relations. Originally from South Florida, she is a first-year in Pierson College majoring in history.
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Yale awards 4,313 degrees at 321st Commencement

Commencement sees degrees conferred upon the Yale College Class of 2022 and students from the graduate and professional schools.

Yale students participate in the U.S. 2020 elections as voters, organizers

Amid a year marked by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and a nationwide movement for racial justice, many Yalies engaged in the 2020 U.S. […]

Supreme Court, federal courts to hear cases that could end affirmative action

This year, the Supreme Court is set to review cases against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill that could end affirmative action […]

Claire’s Cornercopia works with Yale organizations to empower local women and at-risk youth

The restaurant continues a long history of community engagement through collaborations with Smart Women’s Securities at Yale and the Yale Child Study Center.

Frank Jackson, Pierson dining hall icon, set to retire after 17 years at Yale

Jackson, dining hall staff and students reflect on his life and time at the University.

Hundreds rally for Yale to recognize graduate student union

After receiving support from the majority of Yale graduate students, the unrecognized graduate student union Local 33 took to the streets to demand improved working conditions and benefits.

Everything you missed at the Ted Cruz Event

On Monday night, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas visited Yale to record an episode of “Verdict with Ted Cruz” before a crowd of liberal students […]

For the first time during pandemic, Old Campus opens gates to New Haven

Access to Yale’s historic Old Campus has been returned to New Haven residents and visitors after a drop in COVID-19 rates.

Ty’s Hoop Dreams fosters safety and play in memory of Tyshaun Hargrove

Teenagers and toddlers alike gather on New Haven Academy’s basketball court every Wednesday evening to bond over basketball in honor of the late Tyshaun Hargrove.  […]

Yale’s voluntary payment plan is one step closer to final approval — but activists want more

At City Hall, University and community activists say that Yale’s voluntary payment is only a first step.

Accessory dwelling units by the Yale School of Architecture offer “cheap” and “stable” housing alternatives

In a partnership with Columbus House, students from the Yale School of Architecture are designing a new housing alternative unit that embodies affordability, stability and sustainability.