Miranda Jeyaretnam
Staff Reporter
Miranda Jeyaretnam is the University desk editor. She previously covered the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and developments at the National University of Singapore and Yale-NUS. Formerly the opinion editor under the YDN Board of 2022, she co-founded the News' Editorial Board and wrote for her opinion column 'Crossing the Aisle' in 2019-20. From Singapore, she is a junior in Pierson College, majoring in English.
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Singaporean filmmaker Tan Pin Pin discusses collective memory and erasure of history

Prolific Singaporean film director Tan Pin Pin, whose work interrogates the documentation, presentation and sanitization of Singaporean history, visited Yale for a screening of her 2007 film “Invisible City.”

Southeast Asian Spring Festival celebrates regional diversity and traditions

Hosted and sponsored by the Council on Southeast Asian Studies, the festival showcased performances by students from the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, the Southeast Asian diaspora and more.

The literary vixen of Grove Street Cemetery

Down Cedar Avenue in Grove Street Cemetery sits a small, unremarkable gravestone topped with a cross. Its base is inscribed, “In grateful remembrance, this monument […]

PROFILE: “It’s been an evolution, not a revolution,” Inaugural Jackson Dean Jim Levinsohn talks newly-opened Jackson School

As the Jackson School of Global Affairs officially opened its doors this fall, the News spoke to the school’s inaugural dean Jim Levinsohn to learn more about his vision for the school and where his journey at Jackson has taken him.

Chinese students at Yale continue to face challenges getting visas

Continued visa restrictions have left Chinese graduate students at Yale unable to return home without the risk of being denied entry back into the United States.

Jackson School of Global Affairs announces three new senior fellows for 2022-2023

The new senior fellows include a former foreign service officer and African finance and consulting leaders.

Jackson School of Global Affairs launches, recruits faculty

The Jackson School of Global Affairs brings its tenure-track faculty to 15 members with its new faculty appointments.

Number of sexual misconduct complaints falls from 2020 to 2021

Yale released its Title IX report for 2021 on Wednesday, showing a 15.6 percent decrease in the number of sexual misconduct complaints from 2020.

Religious group facing “cult” allegations looks to recruit members on Yale’s campus

Members of ASEZ — a volunteer-focused offshoot of the World Mission Society Church of God, a global organization that faced controversy due to claims that they function as a cult — are seeking to establish an official student organization at Yale.

Kimball Smith Series hosts panel discussion on nuclear weapons

The Kimball Smith Series, which is in its first year, hosted an event on nuclear weapons on Friday.

Sri Lankan students at Yale organize fundraising efforts for country’s crisis

In response to the worst economic downturn since Sri Lanka’s independence, Sri Lankan students at Yale are fundraising for relief efforts in Sri Lanka — the group has raised almost $1,400 so far.