Miranda Wollen
Staff Reporter
Miranda Wollen is the University Editor for the News; she also writes very silly pieces for the WKND section. She previous covered Faculty and Academics, and she is a junior in Silliman College double-majoring in English and Classics.
Author Archive
Yale spoofers threatened with legal action by Students for Life America

After interviewing Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life America as part of a satirical video on anti-abortion activism, a team of Yale filmmakers has been hit with two cease-and-desist notices.

Boycotting judges invited to speak at Yale Law School

A letter from two federal judges currently publicly protesting alleged attacks on free speech at Yale Law School indicates they received an invitation to appear at a panel in January.

PROFILE: Virginia Dominguez ’73 GRD ’79, an anthropologist looking to the future

The News sat down with Dominguez, a 2022 Wilbur Cross Recipient, to discuss her Cuban grandparents, the first class of Yale College women and anthropology’s bad rap.

PROFILE: Kirk Johnson GRD ’89, the museum kid

Johnson, one of Yale’s four annual Wilbur Cross Medal recipients, is the Sant Director at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. He spoke to the News about baby bees, the extinction of the dinosaurs and the climate crisis.

Yale agrees to first graduate union election in three decades

The University’s statement affirms it will honor Local 33’s petition for an official election via secret ballot while maintaining a commitment to academic supervisors’ freedom to express opinions on unionization.

POETRY: Erica Road

I wake up unwashed  with two rubber bands on my wrist,  extras for you in case  yours break and you go back to  picking away […]

Yaleoween: an Annual Tragicomedy

The time has come, folks.  Be afraid: Halloween szn is upon us. Of course, for the obsessive and vain — me— all Hallow’s Eve began around […]

Graduate and professional students elect new senator class

A mixture of new and returning senators at the Graduate & Professional Student Senate aims to foster community and advocate student needs to University officials.

Miranda’s Declassified Winter-at-Yale Survival Guide

Mayday, mayday, Yalies.  It’s finally getting cold out. As we approach the 80 percent of the year where everyone kind of hates being here and […]

Slavic Department grapples with Russia’s war on Ukraine

Amidst Russia’s war on Ukraine, administrators, staff and students in Yale’s Slavic Languages and Literatures Department cope with learning and teaching Russophone culture.

Are You There, God? It’s Me, iluvcupcakes29545.

As a nine year old, I had two passions: Daniel Radcliffe and cosplaying as an adult on internet games. Possessing paltry athletic abilities, I spent […]