Serena Puang
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
PUANG: In defense of reading five books at a time

Confession: When I tell people that I’m reading a new book, what I really mean is that I have added it to what I affectionately […]

PUANG: Accessibility is not a privilege

We’ve all been in class with that one person who is hacking up a lung and has a growing mountain of snotty used tissues on […]

PUANG: The hidden curriculum of language learning at Yale

In most L1 language classes at Yale, you learn to introduce yourself, talk about your likes and dislikes, maybe a few colors and some food. […]

The Yalie Ep 7: How Yale’s Leave of Absence Policy Leaves Students Without a Choice

Tune in to Episode 7 of the Yalie, where hosts Dante Motley and Carter Dewees sit down with Serena Puang, the editor of the new […]

‘I had to choose between my education and my safety’: How Yale’s withdrawal and reinstatement policies leave students no choice but to stay

Whether because of specific University policies, failure to communicate these policies to students or longstanding rumors, many students feel they have no choice but to remain enrolled at Yale, even when it might not be in their best interest.

PROFILE: Between Lee Isaac Chung and Me

When I reached out to Lee Isaac Chung to request an interview, he tentatively agreed, then gently asked if I’d gotten the chance to see […]

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Kristina Wong talks race, gender and comedy in electoral politics

On Wednesday night, performance artist and elected representative Kristina Wong delivered the final performance of her virtual tour, “Kristina Wong for Public Office.” The event, […]

Law professors discuss the ADA, accessibility

On July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act, which extended protections against discrimination to people with disabilities, was signed into law. In its 30-year […]

YCBA features Hew Locke in At Home Series

An elaborate cardboard ship once stood pressed against the pillars of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The installation challenged the boundaries of its […]

FGLI peer mentorship groups extend reach to sophomores

When Vanessa Cheng started her first year at Yale earlier this month, many questions weighed heavily on her mind: What classes should I take? How […]

NHSO fellowship supports underrepresented groups in classical music

As a child, Aurora Mendez lived a mere train ride away from Carnegie Hall. From the age of four, she wanted to play violin — […]

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