Olivia Tucker
Staff Reporter
Olivia Tucker currently serves as associate editor of the Yale Daily News Magazine. She previously covered gender equity and diversity as a staff reporter. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she is a sophomore in Davenport College majoring in political science and English.
Author Archive
STRANGERS: David DeRuiter Is Just Getting Started

A turtleneck, a blue jean jacket and perfectly white high-tops: not a page from a retro Converse ad, but rather the go-to outfit of David […]

DOJ accuses Yale of illegal discrimination against Asian American and white applicants

The United States Department of Justice on Thursday accused the University of illegally discriminating against Asian American and white undergraduate applicants — an allegation Yale […]

First year designs STEM kits for girls in quarantine

As many Yalies grapple with how to spend their newfound time indoors, one first-year student has spent her time in quarantine developing a company that […]

Being queer in quarantine: LGBTQ+ Yalies and COVID-19

Charlotte Wakefield ’23 wakes up every morning just in time to connect to her 9 a.m. Zoom class from her room in Hopper College. She […]

Jennifer Sun GRD ’19: Appreciating the flowers

For every mile she runs, Jennifer Sun GRD ’19 snaps a photo of surrounding foliage with a camera lens attached to her phone, a recent purchase borne of her burgeoning photography hobby.

Yale junior designs ventilator-sharing apparatus

When Paul Stankey’s ’21 spring season was canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis, he didn’t head directly home to Minnesota. Instead, he returned to New […]

Faculty navigate balancing academics with child care

Shiri Goren and her family begin every day in quarantine by writing on a mirror, charting each family member’s responsibilities for the day in dry […]

Yale to pay all staff through at least April 30

Having pledged to pay all staff members through the month of April, Yale will decide later this month whether to continue with this policy should […]

Abuse and fear at the Yeshiva of New Haven

Following the Europe travel ban, Yalies scramble to amend travel plans

Talat Aman ’23 was vacationing in Barcelona when President Donald Trump announced travel restrictions for much of Europe. Aman, bombarded by phone calls and texts […]

“Welcome to a New Haven Urban Oasis!” : The battle over a Fair Haven power plant’s future

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and we’re ankle-deep in litter and dead leaves in the Fair Haven neighborhood of New Haven. A […]