Skakel McCooey
Staff Reporter
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Yale funds veteran program

Seven years after the launch of the program, the Warrior-Scholar Project — a two-week college preparatory boot camp for veterans — received new funding from […]

52-year-old Navy SEAL comes to Yale

When he was 38 years old, James “Jimmy” Hatch was sent to Afghanistan’s Kunar Province in search of 16 fallen soldiers who had died in […]

Financial Aid Office reflects on summer

Over the summer, many Yale students took to social media and other student forums to voice their concerns about the University’s financial aid process. While […]

College Board revises adversity score measure

For the past two years, Yale used a so-called adversity score calculated by the College Board to quantify students’ background. The company’s chief executive now […]

Rosenkranz ’92 LAW ’99 vies for a Corp seat

Almost a year after journalist and former campus conservative James Kirchick ’06 dropped out of the race for an alumni fellow position at the Yale […]

Class of 2023 yield rate dips slightly

After the class of 2022 posted the highest yield rate in recent memory, with 72.4 percent of admitted students matriculating to Yale, the rate for […]

Yale to implement admissions audits

University President Peter Salovey announced on Wednesday that the Admissions Office will begin to audit a sample of its applications each year, one of the […]

Wilkinson to lead Tobin Center

David Wilkinson LAW ’06, a former White House official and adjunct professor at the Yale School of Medicine, will serve as the inaugural executive director […]

Despite student concerns, Office of Financial Aid says it’s on track

In spite of student concerns that this year’s batch financial aid awards were delayed, the Office of Financial Aid claims it is in fact reviewing […]

Ann Miura-Ko ’98 elected to Board of Trustees

“The most powerful woman in startups,” according to Forbes, is about to take her place on the Yale Corporation. Earlier this month, University alumni elected […]

Beloved employee to leave Gheav

Many students visit Good Nature Market late at night for two reasons — to buy a late-night snack and see Joshua Ham. In an announcement […]