Sarah Cook
Staff Reporter
Sarah Cook is one of the University editors. She previously covered student policy and affairs, along with President Salovey's cabinet. From Nashville, Tennessee, she is a junior in Grace Hopper majoring in Neuroscience.
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Wesleyan drops legacy preference

Now nearly a month after the Supreme Court’s ruling against affirmative action, the Connecticut-based private liberal arts college announced Wednesday that it will no longer consider legacy status in its admissions process.

Spring Fling moves indoors, capacity drops by thousands

Spring Fling will be held at College Street Music Hall, limiting capacity. Guests will no longer be able to attend.

Delayed, disrespected and deadnamed: Transgender students face barriers to healthcare at Yale

The News spoke to 17 students and faculty about their experiences seeking gender-affirming care at Yale Health. All but one of those interviewed described having to work around numerous hurdles within a confusing system of care.

UP CLOSE | The “invisible barrier”: Navigating Yale with chronic illness

Film students express frustration over decrease in CPA funding

The maximum amount students can be awarded has been decreased to $500 for most projects that are not student theses.

YSMHA hosts annual Mind Over Matter Fair

On Saturday, Yale Student Mental Health hosted their annual mental health fair Mind Over Matter, which featured booths from advocacy and performance groups.

Mental health groups discuss advocacy efforts and hear student concerns at forum

At a Tuesday night Zoom forum, student leaders from the Yale College Council and the Yale Student Mental Health Association gathered with leaders of Elis for Rachael to discuss their mental health advocacy efforts.

University orders student groups out of 305 Crown Street space

A number of on-campus organizations have raised concerns after a Thursday memo asked them to vacate 305 Crown Street, the building where 15 groups are currently housed.

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.