Skakel McCooey
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First-Year Scholars program to expand

The First-Year Scholars at Yale program — designed to “facilitate and enhance” first-generation, low-income students’ transition to Yale — will expand next year to accommodate […]

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Seven Yalies win Soros Fellowship

Seven Yalies — four current students and three Yale College graduates — won The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a grant that […]

Yale hosts biggest Bulldog Days ever

A record-breaking number of admitted students came to campus this past week from across the globe to participate in Yale Engineering and Science Weekend, Bulldog […]

Texas Tech med school to stop considering race in admissions

The Texas Tech Health Sciences Center announced last week that it will stop considering race in its admissions decisions. While leaders of Asian American Coalition […]

SUN protests, camps outside of SSS

Students Unite Now set up an encampment outside Salovey’s office in Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall over the weekend. The encampment was disbanded Sunday evening.

Prof talks Asian Americans, affirmative action

Amid the national discussion surrounding affirmative action prompted by the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard federal trial, the Asian American Cultural Center and other […]

10 students awarded Y-Work awards

Ten students will receive the second annual Y-Work Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student Employees, Yale College Dean Marvin Chun announced on Monday. Launched last year, […]

Four Yalies receive Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Four Yale graduates — Seth Kolker ’15, Anthony Kayruz ’17, Charles Stone ’14 and Zachary Young ’17 — are among the second cohort of the […]

Bush ’68 wins undergraduate award

Former US President George W. Bush ’68 will receive the 2019 Yale Undergraduates’ Lifetime Achievement Award, the Yale College Council announced Sunday.

Students say scandal worsened their view of Yale

The News conducted a survey in response to the recent admissions scandal.