Rachel Siegel
Staff Reporter
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Search for new masters nears final stages

As residential college masters welcome the class of 2019 this August, four of the 12 will be freshmen themselves.

For Yale’s highest body, secrecy is the rule

In the coming week, the 17 members of the Yale Corporation will gather around the oval table in Woodbridge Hall.

In cases of forced withdrawal, law provides little guidance

A recent lawsuit against Quinnipiac University has highlighted gaps in the laws surrounding forced withdrawal policies.

White House budget calls for increased college access

The Obama administration’s recently released budget proposal for the 2016 fiscal year may soon make college more affordable and accessible for students nationwide.

Visits from NEA, NEH celebrate New Haven arts scene

Bathed in pink light and flanked by ballerinas, Mayor Toni Harp, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and University President Peter Salovey faced a crowded ballroom at the Omni Hotel Monday night to celebrate their “valentines” this year — the arts and humanities organizations of New Haven.

Withdrawal’s unexpected burden: money

The expenses of being a full-time Yale student are well known, ranging from tuition to textbooks to meal plans. But for some students who withdraw from the University, a less expected, heavier financial burden awaits.

Negative news places pressure on University admins

The past four months have not been the easiest for the Yale Office of Public Affairs and Communications.

At memorial service, Wang’s words “amplified by the hundreds of people that she touched”

The vibrant stained glass windows of Battell Chapel bore a stark contrast to the solemn mood Saturday afternoon as students, faculty and administrators gathered to celebrate the life of Luchang Wang ’17.

Student death raises questions on withdrawal policies

Hours before Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway informed the campus community of the death of Luchang Wang ’17, the student herself had posted a suicide note on Facebook. In her message, she bid goodbye to her loved ones and to Yale.

Konowaloff claims ownership of Night Cafe, again

“The Night Cafe,” the painting Yale University Art Gallery Chief Curator Laurence Kanter called one of Vincent Van Gogh’s most “personal and profound achievements,” is yet again the subject of an international legal dispute.

UPDATED: Classes to resume Wednesday

A Monday morning update from emergency management officials said that while the area's blizzard warning continues, the storm's slight turn to the east overnight lessened overall impact on campus.