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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Jackson School dedicated as Yale’s first professional school in half century

Fareed Zakaria ’86 and Pinelopi Goldberg spoke at a Saturday ceremony that officially opened the Jackson School of Global Affairs, a years-long, $200 million effort that the University hopes will bring together existing faculty and programs.

The Schwarzman Center, one year in

The University’s grand vision for a centralized campus hub has been well-received by undergraduates in Yale College and many in the arts community. Some graduate and professional students, meanwhile, say they have felt left out.

Yale to pay DOJ $308k following fertility clinic allegations, dozens of victims move to sue

Yale entered into a civil settlement agreement with the DOJ to resolve allegations of violations of the Controlled Substances Act. Meanwhile, 65 women have moved forward with a lawsuit against Yale.

Yale Hospitality announces potential service changes to students — but not staff

In a Friday email, Yale Hospitality informed students that staff shortages could result in service changes in the coming weeks. Workers interviewed by the News, meanwhile, said they were never informed.

Federal judges boycott Yale law grads, citing free speech concerns

Federal judge James Ho’s called announced he would boycott hiring law clerks from Yale Law School, with a second judge joining.

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.