Nora Moses
Occupy Beinecke holds teach-ins, displays artwork   

On the second day of the organizers’ sit-in on Beinecke Plaza, students and faculty members hosted over 12 hours of events to call attention to Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza.

Israel dialogue table responds to pro-divestment protests, video of threatening speech

Yale Friends of Israel sought to reach current and newly admitted Jewish students during a week of heightened pro-Palestine protests.

CANDIDATE PROFILE: Mimi Papathanasopoulos ’26 and Esha Garg ’26

Mimi Papathanasopoulos ’26 and Esha Garg ’26 are running on a joint ticket for YCC president and vice president. The pair is focused foremost on student engagement and mental health.

Women’s Center drops out of conference amid threats of disciplinary action following failure to respond to messages

The Women’s Center voted to indefinitely postpone its annual conference, “Pinkwashing and Feminism(s) in Gaza,” amid separate threats of disciplinary action from administrators, who reached out to board members concerning discrimination complaints due to their lack of response to messages from a student leader of Yale Friends of Israel.

Facilities installs new period product dispensers, access issues persist

Over winter break, Yale’s facilities team began to install menstrual product dispensers in restrooms around campus in response to student activism — despite the progress, many bathrooms remain unstocked.

Campus vigil commemorates airman Bushnell and Palestinians killed amid war in Gaza

Aaron Bushnell, an active duty airman in the U.S. military, died on Monday outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C. as part of a protest condemning Israel’s war against Hamas; pro-Palestinian student groups held a vigil on Cross Campus to commemorate Bushnell and the Palestinians killed in Gaza amid the Israel-Hamas war.

At vigil, Ukrainian students urge continued support for Ukraine

To mark the second anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, students from the Ukraine House held a vigil on Feb. 24. The vigil honored the victims of the Russian invasion, as well as those who continue to support Ukraine’s resistance.

Video Series for Black History Month promotes representation, education

The Afro-American Cultural Center released a series of videos in which Yale students read children’s books that prominently feature Black characters, culture and historical figures for families and educators across the country.

Country’s largest South Asian collegiate conference held at Yale over the weekend

The South Asian Youth Initiative hosted its annual conference, welcoming over 500 students from across the country to campus. Students attended speaker events and panels, as well as a gala and cooking class, to explore South Asian identity and build community with other attendees.

Jewish community organizes vigil for Israeli hostages in Gaza

About 60 students, faculty and New Haven residents joined last Friday in an hour-long vigil for Israeli hostages still held in Gaza. The demonstration featured a Shabbat table set for each of the hostages as well as speeches and readings from students.

Yale’s CSC contract is set to end in 2026. Is free laundry next? 

The University’s contract with laundry service CSC ServiceWorks is set to end in 2026. Now the Yale College Council duo in charge of Laundry Advocacy is planning to seize the moment to continue pushing for free laundry.