Ashley Yoon
News Editor
Class of 2023
Ashley Yoon is a sophomore intending on majoring in Data Science from Seoul, South Korea. Currently the News Editor along with Sing Chan and Michael Vilakazi, Ashley was first introduced to journalism when she started writing for Campus Times at the beginning of her freshman year. Outside of CT, Ashley is a violinist for Rochester's Chamber Ensembles, social chair for Liberty in North Korea, and the Business Manager for the Computer Science Undergraduate Council.

Articles by Ashley

Remote international students unable to attend UR in-person

To address student concerns about not being able to make it to campus on time for in-person classes, junior Alina Fang published a petition on Aug. 11 on the SA Impact website for international students to continue the hybrid learning model into the fall. At the time of publication, 284 students signed the petition.

MERT announces indefinite pause

On Aug. 25, the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) released a post on Instagram stating that they were going on pause this semester.

UR announces tuition rate for 2021-2022 year

An email sent by the administration on March 15 announced that “[the] tuition rate for students in the College will increase by 1.9 percent over last year, to $58,276.” Room and board will also face a 1.9 percent increase to $17,388.

Rochester Marriage Pact claims to find yoUR perfect match

The Rochester Marriage Pact is a college-specific matchmaking service — an idea that originated from a market design class project at Stanford, according to the creators.

Office of Equity and Inclusion responds to Levy’s resignation

In an interview with Campus Times, the Office of Equity and Inclusion Vice President Mercedes Ramírez Fernández and Assistant Vice President for Public Relations and Engagement Jim Ver Steeg commented on the Title IX budget and the GME system — two reasons that previous Title IX Coordinator Morgan Levy cited as to why she resigned. 

Title IX Coordinator Morgan Levy resigns

In an interview with Campus Times, Levy said that two of the main reasons for her resignation back in September were massive cuts made to the Title IX budget, and administration refusing to let her see student complaints against UR faculty and staff. 

UR community explores COVID-19 misinformation in talk

“We’re also biased ourselves, we have our own values and worldview [...] — and of course it’s good to have these, you don’t want to give them up,” he said. “But we don’t [necessarily want] our feelings to interfere with our ability to accept credible information, especially about health.”

UR’s BCS department receives $12.2 mil NIH grant

The research project focuses on how the brain understands the difference between object motion and self-motion, and how different parts of our eyes and brain interact to “give rise to our percepts of what we see,” according to Assistant Professor of BCS Ralf Haefner.

UR mandates 14-day quarantine for international students

Members of the UR community arriving from international locations are now required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in New York State. 

Rochester’s Mayor Warren sued over limiting gatherings in recent emergency order

Both Free the People Roc and NLG Rochester are taking action against Mayor Warren’s emergency order enacted on July 15.