Tristan Hernandez
Staff Reporter
Tristan Hernandez is the 147th Editor in Chief and President of the Yale Daily News. He previously served as a copy editor and covered student policy & affairs and student life for the University desk. Originally from Austin, Texas, he is a junior in Pierson College majoring in political science.
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Head of Grace Hopper College Julia Adams to step down

After a decade in the role, Head of Hopper College Julia Adams announced that she will depart from her position at the end of the semester.

Timothy Dwight Head of College Mary Lui to step down

After nine years as TD’s Head of College, Mary Lui will step down and return to research and teaching.

City leaders, protest organizers condemn desecration of menorah during Saturday rally

After an individual lodged a Palestinian flag in a menorah on the New Haven Green during a protest on Saturday, city officials and faith leaders condemned the act as hateful — as did protest organizers and Yale in a University statement.

Pi Phi chapter votes in favor of disaffiliation from nationals

Members of Pi Beta Phi voted to disaffiliate from the sorority’s national umbrella organization, citing financial strain and cultural and political motives as their main reasons for severing ties. The vote was unofficial, as a representative from the national organization needs to be present for the vote for them to disaffiliate following the vote.

University administrator allows student to take down banner naming killed Palestinians, admits ‘administrative errors’ 

After receiving permission from Pilar Montalvo, assistant vice president for university life, a student took down a banner that listed the names of thousands of Palestinians killed in Gaza during the Israel-Hamas war. Montalvo told the News there were “administrative errors” made in allowing the poster to go up and in authorizing the student to take it down.

Yale Muslim Students Association holds silent protest on Cross Campus

Yale’s Muslim Students Association joined other Connecticut MSA chapters in silent protest on Nov. 29 to demand a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

Students protest for Palestine during The Game

During halftime at the Yale-Harvard game, students waved Palestinian flags and called for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war.

‘Doxxing truck’ targets Yale, Harvard students on day of The Game

Conservative advocacy group Accuracy in Media displayed personal information of Yale and Harvard students on its doxxing truck in New Haven on Nov. 18. The truck first arrived in New Haven on Nov. 16; more than 100 faculty members signed an open letter pledging to support students’ free speech.

‘Doxxing truck’ appears on Yale’s campus, displays student names and photos

At least six students were displayed on a truck billboard under a banner reading “Yale’s Leading Antisemites” on Thursday.

Jews for Ceasefire holds demonstration outside Schwarzman, demands Yale divest from weapons manufacturing

Approximately 100 community members gathered on Beinecke Plaza to call for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war, demand Yale divest from weapons manufacturing companies and call on Rep. DeLauro to sign the “Ceasefire Now Resolution.”

Dance group boosts fundraiser for ‘Palestinian anarchist fighters’ during weekend shows

During at least two performances, Ballet Folklórico displayed a QR code linking to an Instagram post with a Venmo handle, since deactivated, to support self-described “Palestinian anarchist fighters.” On Monday, the co-presidents said they were solely responsible for displaying the QR code, apologized to members and called it a “grave error” in an email to the group.