Sarah Cook
Staff Reporter
Sarah Cook covers student policy and affairs, and she previously covered President Salovey's cabinet. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, she is a sophomore in Grace Hopper majoring in Neuroscience.
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Yale College nixes summer storage option, prompting student concern

Dean of Student Affairs Melanie Boyd announced on Wednesday that residential colleges will no longer provide storage space in the summer to undergraduate students.

Yale offers single-gender housing option following student protest

Following weeks of student protest, Yale College will now allow students to request to live on single gender floors.

Students react to change in spring break meal plans

After initially requiring a fee for spring break meals, Yale Hospitality will now provide meals for students on campus over break at four residential college dining halls.

Camp Yale to add two new orientation programs

Two new orientation programs — LAUNCH and Yale Reserved, which respectively focus on entrepreneurship and individual reflection — will hold their inaugural sessions in the fall of 2023.

Senior Biden advisor Neera Tanden YLS ’96 shares perspective on life in politics

At an event hosted by the Yale College Democrats, The Politic and Yale’s South Asian Society, senior advisor to President Biden Neera Tanden spoke about her life in politics and the power of representation.

Arielle Baskin-Sommers announced as head of Silliman

The psychology professor will begin her five-year term as the head of Silliman College this July after serving as the interim head since July 2022.

Former NBA player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf shares perspective on faith and injustice at campus talk

Civil rights activist and former NBA player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf spoke at a lecture on Monday about his life and his approach to protesting racism and social inequality.

Howard Lamar, former president of Yale, dies at 99

Lamar, who is remembered by his colleagues as a “capacious thinker,” created a new understanding of American history through his study of the American West.

Edon house put up for sale after lease battle

After a back-and-forth struggle for a lease, Edon’s house on 31 High Street has now been listed by Farnam Realty Group for $4.5 million.

Title IX office launches new website

In an email sent to faculty, staff and students on Feb. 22, the Title IX office announced the creation of a website which aims to bring together data and resources on sexual misconduct.

Remembering Garrett Woodard ’23

Family, friends and classmates of Garrett Woodard, who died last week, remembered his kindness and creativity.