STUDENT LIFE
YCC election interview: Events director candidate Diba Ghaed ’24

Ghaed is currently the YCC’s deputy director of the events committee and running for events director unopposed.

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YCC election interview: Presidential candidate Bayan Galal ’23

Galal currently serves as a YCC senator and health and COVID-19 policy chair, and is running for president alongside vice presidential candidate Zoe Hsu ’24.

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YCC election interview: VP candidate Zoe Hsu ’24

Hsu, who is currently a YCC senator, equity chair and Asian Affinity Network co-founder and co-leader, is running alongside YCC presidential candidate Bayan Galal ’23.

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YCC election interview: Presidential candidate Joaquín Lara Midkiff ’23

Lara Midkiff is currently a YCC senator and accessibility and disability policy chair, and is running for president alongside vice presidential candidate Jordi Bertrán Ramírez ’24.

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YCC election interview: VP candidate Jordi Bertrán Ramírez ’24

The interview, with vice presidential candidate Jordi Bertrán Ramírez, was conducted by phone. Bertrán Ramírez is currently a YCC senator and sustainability co-chair, and is running for vice president alongside presidential candidate Joaquín Lara Midkiff ’23.

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Seven Yale affiliates awarded Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

The new class of Yale college and graduate students join 26 other recipients of the highly competitive fellowship.

Yale College Council publishes first Sustainable Dining Report

This month, the Yale College Council released their much-anticipated 2020-2021 Sustainable Dining Report, which aims to provide insight into the past practices of Yale Dining and outline actionable recommendations that can be instituted within the next year.

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OCS, coaches, athletic alums advise student-athletes on post-grad plans

Women’s basketball guard Ellen Margaret Andrews ’21 will be working for Teach for America in Newark, New Jersey this fall after participating in Division I basketball for four years and receiving advice from teammates, alumni, coaching staff and the Office of Career Strategy on her post-graduation plans.

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Two Yalies named Truman Scholars

On April 14, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation named two Yale College juniors — Alie Brussel Faria ’22 and Eli Sabin ’22 — among […]

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Four juniors receive Goldwater Scholarships

Four Yale College students have been named Goldwater Scholars, joining this year’s cohort of 410 winners from across the country. The Goldwater Scholarship — a […]

YCC develops an LOA student database

On April 2, the Yale College Council launched an online database to help connect current students who are considering a leave of absence with those […]

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