Simisola Fagbemi
Staff Reporter
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First years showcase original plays in virtual FroShowCase performances

This spring, the Yale Dramatic Association — also known as the Dramat — presented four plays that were staffed, crewed and starred by first year […]

ANAAY continues to educate community about Indigenous land rights amid pandemic

Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Association of Native Americans at Yale, or ANAAY, is continuing to educate the Yale community about Indigenous land rights.

Cage-Free Cannabis, YUPP speaker series discusses marijuana reform in Connecticut

Throughout April, the Yale Undergraduate Prison Project is hosting a virtual speaker series in partnership with Cage-Free Cannabis — an organization that advocates for reparative, […]

An up close view of a marijuana leaf
Yale Prison Education Initiative awarded $1.5 million Mellon grant

On April 15, the Yale Prison Education Initiative and the University of New Haven announced that they had received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from The […]

Spring Muslim Leadership Lab cohort underway with programming

Each spring, the Muslim Leadership Lab — a Dwight Hall leadership program for self-identifying Muslims and their allies — selects a cohort of around 15 […]

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones visits Yale, Skull and Bones

On Monday afternoon, prominent alt-right radio host Alex Jones visited Yale to create content for his website, a multimedia outlet known for spreading conspiracy […]

Elm City Speaks podcast spotlights service opportunities in New Haven

When the pandemic hit last year, Xiaoying Zheng ’22 and Max Ackerman ’22 — the Dwight Hall Outreach Ambassadors at the time — started thinking […]

A mockup of the Elm City Speaks podcast on a computer screen.
Dwight Hall welcomes six new member groups

On Feb. 11, the Dwight Hall Student Cabinet voted in six new member groups, giving them access to further funding and mentorship opportunities. The groups […]

Colored Comfort

Home is soft hands  and dark knuckles, wide button noses  The bathroom is full of  thick, matted curls that  scatter the sink and stick  to […]

Annual lecture honors three Black Muslim women leaders

On Saturday, Rutgers professor and anthropologist Donna Auston held a talk titled “If It Wasn’t For the Women: The Activist Legacies of Louise Little, Ella […]

Yalies celebrate the day of love under quarantine

Due to Yale’s quarantine requirement, all Yalies on campus will be restricted to their campus residences until Feb. 15. As a result, students have had […]