Sarah Cook
Staff Reporter
Sarah Cook covers President Salovey's Cabinet and works on the social media team. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, she is a first year in Grace Hopper majoring in Neuroscience.
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New Librarian Michelle Light aims to link the University’s special collections

Michelle Light has begun her role as associate university librarian for special collections and director of the Beinecke Library after working in archives around the country for 20 years.

NHPS passes policy to support students who opt out of testing

While students have always had the right to opt out of testing, the NHPS’ recent policy hopes to support students who opt out of testing by ensuring there is an alternative curriculum in place, as many continue to argue the downsides of state-mandated testing.

Creative writing classes see record demand

Increased competition and an earlier application timeline sparked frustrations among students and professors. Some advocated for adding course offerings and modifying the registration process.

Y-H Spissue: New Haven businesses gear up for Yale-Harvard Game

On Nov. 20, New Haven will host Harvard and Yale fans for the highly anticipated Yale-Harvard Game. As the game-day approaches, hotels are booking up […]

Thanksgiving break begins for undergraduate students

As November recess begins on Nov. 19 and many students plan to travel home for Thanksgiving, there are on-campus events planned such as a Thanksgiving dinner at the Omni Hotel.

Yale Mental Health and Counseling adds temporary new location to accommodate staff growth, increased demand

On Nov. 2, MHC Director Paul Hoffman announced in an email that Yale Mental Health and Counseling has expanded to a temporary space on 205 Whitney Ave.

Multidisciplinary academic programs begin application review

As of Oct. 29, applications for multidisciplinary programs including Energy Studies, Education Studies and Human Rights Studies were due, and acceptances will be announced in the spring.

After personal tragedy, two Yalies launch mental health initiative

Bryce Bjork ’20 and Ting Gao ’20 created the Brain Health Bootcamp website in order to increase access to mental health education.

Eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots expands

After the CDC issued new recommendations for booster shots for COVID-19 on Thursday, Yale expanded eligibility for booster shots for some recipients of the Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines.

Buckley Program hosts event on free speech after recent Yale Law School controversy

The William F. Buckley Jr. Program held a discussion on Friday with Aaron Sibarium and Robert Shibley to address the recent media coverage of an email sent by a Law School student and the implications of the event on free speech.

Screenshot of Zoom meeting.
Fall job recruitment remains online, forces students to adapt to new methods

After a number of hiring freezes due to the pandemic last year, many companies are indicating an equal or increased amount of hiring this year, […]