STUDENT LIFE
David Swensen, Yale’s Chief Investment Officer, dies at 67

David Swensen GRD ’80, Yale’s longtime Chief Investment Officer and creator of the “Yale Model” for institutional investing, died Wednesday evening.

Swensen smiles in a blue shirt.
Yale Debate Association sees success at national tournament

The Yale Debate Association has had an notably successful year despite the club moving online. Most recently, members received top awards at the American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Online National Tournament, which occurred from April 23 to April 25.

The front of Sterling Library from Cross Campus.
Seven new startups win funding in annual pitch competition

Of the 25 finalists, seven earned a total of $125,000 in a pitch competition held over Zoom that saw competitors from across Yale.

{W}holy Queer meeting group marks the intersection of faith and sexuality

{W}holy Queer are meetings where undergraduate, graduate and professional students at Yale gather to discuss the intersection between their queer and religious identities.

Undergraduate student launches websites to help students form study groups

STUDYUP launched Thursday to link classmates despite stumbles in advertising.

Asian American students, faculty members reflect on rise of hate crimes

The past year has seen immeasurable suffering for many communities across the country. The pandemic has brought on a particularly heightened sense of fear in […]

Asian Yalies explore oral narratives, generational trauma through senior theses

This year, some Yalies used their senior thesis projects to explore a wide range of Asian and Asian American issues.

AACC to celebrate 40th anniversary with teach-in, alumni panel and digital history showcase

Four decades ago, roughly 100 Asian American students — at that point about a third of the total Asian American population enrolled in Yale College — met with then-Yale president Bart Giamatti to fight for a space of their own on campus, beyond a few rooms in the basement of Bingham Hall.

Students gather at the AACC after its opening.
Bayan Galal ’23 and Zoe Hsu ’24 elected YCC President and Vice President

Bayan Galal ’23 and Zoe Hsu ’24 were elected YCC President and Vice-President, respectively, in elections that took place on April 29 and 30.

ANAAY continues to educate community about Indigenous land rights amid pandemic

Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Association of Native Americans at Yale, or ANAAY, is continuing to educate the Yale community about Indigenous land rights.

Amid higher demand for on-campus housing, students say process is stressful, inequitable

As the semester comes to a close, students engage in the often stressful process of determining housing for next school year.