William Porayouw
Staff Reporter
William Porayouw covers Woodbridge Hall and previously wrote about international affairs at Yale. Originally from Southern California, he is a sophomore in Davenport College majoring in political science and economics.
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Genecin, Chen to depart from Yale Health

The two administrators helped steer the University’s healthcare facility through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Salovey promises to clarify donorship protocols

The University’s gift policy committee, convened by the president after the Grand Strategy program controversy, recommended stronger policies regarding academic freedom in its May report.

Sick students decry lack of to-go boxes in dining halls

Yale Hospitality told the News this week that takeout box options are available to all sick students, regardless of exact illness. But 12 dining halls are currently distributing boxes only to those who test positive for COVID-19.

Yale’s global strategy takes ground-up approach

Senior administrators signaled that the University is taking a step back from larger global strategy initiatives, instead focusing on smaller, faculty-led projects.

Yale to lift classroom mask requirements

The University relaxed its COVID-19 policy, announcing on Tuesday that masking will soon be optional in classrooms.

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Being sick at Yale, but not with COVID

Students who report symptoms of respiratory viruses but do not test positive for COVID described difficulty accessing class and hospitality resources as the semester shifts into gear.

Students and faculty ramp up calls for Yale to create ombuds office

The University, which is the only Ivy League school without a University-wide independent office dedicated to conflict resolution for students, faculty and staff, has a history of pushing back on the proposal.

ARTIST PROFILES: Bulldog Bash artists celebrate Latin American roots through rhythm

Members of the festival’s lineup, whose performances blend a variety of musical styles, described their relationship with music.

Yale hosts annual Bulldog Bash after two-year hiatus

The student festival, which featured music of the Latin American diaspora, was this fall’s first major campus event.

Yale endowment soars to record $42.3 billion

Following record endowment growth, the University has unveiled new spending commitments and curbed its international investments.

Yale admissions rate falls to record 4.46 percent

In a historic year for admissions, Yale has continued to adapt to changing circumstances surrounding its admissions strategy and policy.