Olivia Tucker
Staff Reporter
Olivia Tucker covered student policy & affairs as a beat reporter in 2021-22. She previously served as an associate editor of the Yale Daily News Magazine and covered gender equity and diversity. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she is a senior in Davenport College majoring in English.
Author Archive
YCC unveils policy proposal in response to Yale Hospitality changes

The Yale College Council is developing a policy proposal in response to concerns over new Yale Hospitality policies. The Council plans to submit its proposal […]

Lily Dorstewitz, Staff Photographer
Harvard students prohibited from staying in dorms over Yale-Harvard weekend

Neither university will coordinate alternative lodging for the game; some students say the policy disadvantages low-income peers.

Deans encourage faculty not to assign post-break work

Following student concerns over the impact of post-break assignments on mental health, Deans Chun and Gendler requested that faculty refrain from assigning work due immediately after October recess.

Photo of Marvin Chun.
University leaders reflect on pandemic policies

As temperatures dip and COVID-19 case rates uptick slightly, the Yale community is looking to University leaders for guidance on what pandemic policies might look […]

Moth discovered in TD dining hall salad

A Waldorf salad is typically composed of apples, celery and walnuts, but when Carigan McGuinn ’25 took a bite of her dinner, she was surprised […]

Disparities in COVID-19 restrictions trouble performing arts community

As the University relaxes COVID-19 restrictions on athletics teams, some members of Yale’s performing arts groups have expressed frustration with the regulations that continue to […]

Six weeks into the semester, 27 relocated students still at Omni Hotel

Six weeks into the fall semester, a cohort of undergraduates is still living at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, after a last-minute decision […]

Racist, antisemitic vandalism discovered inside Kline Biology Tower

Update Oct. 7, This story has been updated to include additional comments from the University and New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker. Since Tuesday night’s announcement […]

Yale’s vaccination rate reaches second-highest in Ivy League as University reports zero undergraduate COVID-19 cases in the last week

Yale currently has the second-most vaccinated undergraduate student body population in the Ivy League, with 99.5 percent of undergraduates having received a full COVID-19 vaccination, […]

Package receiving center changes spark student frustration, confusion

A sick day is usually an excuse to stay in bed, but for Caroline Twyman ’24, it was the perfect opportunity to visit the package […]

Students wait in line at package receiving center
Limited Bow Wow hours spark student frustration

The Bow Wow, a new convenience shop in the basement of the Schwarzman Center, is up and running this semester — but not every Bulldog […]

Outside image of the Schwarzman Center