Tigerlily Hopson
Staff Reporter
Tigerlily Hopson covers diversity and inclusion at Yale. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, she is a first year in Berkeley majoring in English.
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Student activism ignites change and ongoing action

In response to national and institutional reckonings, Yale students have rallied at the steps of Sterling Memorial Library, marched on Cross Campus and the New […]

Not the full story: Seeking eugenics history in Yale’s science curriculum

Across Yale University, students and faculty are left grappling with the afterlife of eugenics and considering how this history should be addressed in the science curriculum.

Two of Salovey’s Yale and Slavery commitments remain unrealized after half a year

In October, University President Peter Salovey pledged to establish ties with HBCUs and TCUs and to create a physical memorial to recognize Yale’s ties to slavery. Yet the University has gone silent since, leaving students and New Haven residents to wonder whether those words will be turned into action.

Survey reveals strong feelings of exclusion among marginalized groups in Yale’s math department

A soon-to-be-released report shows that many in the math department are dissatisfied with departmental diversity. Interviews with members of the climate committee demonstrated the difficulties of diversifying the sciences, as well as the hopeful bright spots for progress.

‘Flag-wavers of the future’: Yale Women’s Empowerment Conference brings together students and leaders

The 14th annual Yale Women’s Empowerment Conference, featuring various speakers and events, was held on Saturday.

Delayed semi-annual sexual misconduct report shows slight drop in reported cases

One year after its scheduled release date, the Title IX office’s semi-annual sexual misconduct report shows a small decrease in reported cases.

Back to normalcy? Staff members reflect on partial lift of mask mandate

Following the recent removal of the mask mandate in most indoor spaces, staff members shared how they feel about the change.

One year on, how far has Edon come?

A year since the Edon Club formally rushed its first class of women since its disaffiliation from the Sigma Phi Epsilon national fraternity, the group is still in the process of change.

Semiannual Title IX reports delayed by three semesters

Currently three reports behind schedule, the Title IX office plans to release its next report this month — almost a year after the previous one. Title IX reports are generally issued twice per year, and record data on reported sexual misconduct from the previous six-month reporting period.

Yale unveils University-wide five year plans for diversity, equity and inclusion

The University on Monday announced detailed proposals for enhancing diversity and equity throughout Yale.

Intramural sports remove gender quota in face of inclusivity concerns

After months of discussion, intramural sports will remove gender requirements for all gender teams in hopes of increasing inclusivity for transgender and non-binary students.