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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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.

Beverly Gage resigns as Grand Strategy director over academic freedom concerns

Beverly Gage, a 20th-century history professor who served as director of Yale’s Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, stepped down from the position citing the University’s […]

“Joy and liberation”: Proyecto Cimarrón celebrates Puerto Rican heritage through bomba

Proyecto Cimarrón, a New Haven arts group, seeks to embrace and strengthen their Puerto Rican roots through song and dance.

Marvin Chun, first Asian American dean of Yale College, reflects on term

Chun will conclude his five-year term in June. His successor has not yet been announced.

Endowment Justice Coalition protests at Ernesto Zedillo’s seminar 

The EJC’s action on Monday called attention to Zedillo’s board position at Citigroup Inc., an investment banking company with ties to the fossil fuel industry.

Anjelica Gonzalez and Paul North named Davenport and JE heads of college 

Gonzalez and North will become Heads of Davenport and Jonathan Edwards colleges, respectively, on July 1. They will step into roles vacated by John Witt and Mark Saltzman, who are leaving at the close of their terms.

What does the future hold for Russian studies at Yale?

Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, University administrators discuss how Yale has adjusted to changing relationships with institutions, faculty and scholars based in Russia — and what’s next.