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Joey Hanzich LAW ’10 found dead in apartment Thursday

September 15, 2007 • 0
(See a slideshow commemoration of Joey Hanzich’s life.) Joseph “Joey” Hanzich LAW ’10 was found dead in his apartment Thursday, apparently from natural causes. In an address to all Yale Law School faculty and students Friday afternoon, Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh called Hanzich’s passing a “terrible loss” and asked the audience to “draw »
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Ward 2 alderwoman reflects on tenure

September 14, 2007 • 1
As the rain poured down on Ward 2 this past Tuesday, Joyce Chen ’01 wandered her neighborhood’s streets, from Edgewood and Elm to Orchard and Kensington, and pondered her place in their history. She had walked these streets on countless occasions, but this time around, her aimless walk felt “bittersweet.” And it wasn’t because of »
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Law student found dead in apartment

September 14, 2007 • 0
A first-year Yale Law School student was found dead in his apartment Thursday night. “From what we know at this point, we only have reason to believe he died of natural cases,” Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh said in an address to the entire law schol community Friday afternoon. “We need to draw on »
City

Morehead, Calder win

September 12, 2007 • 0
By a razor-thin margin in Ward 2 and a lopsided count in Ward 22, both mayor-backed candidates running for aldermanic office prevailed in Tuesday night’s city-wide Democratic primary, promising to increase opportunities for youth and bridge the gap between the University and the Dwight and Dixwell communities. Despite the highest Ward 2 turnout in years, »
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Calder, Morehead win in aldermanic primaries

September 11, 2007 • 0
With the absentee votes still uncounted in the hotly contested Ward 2 aldermanic race, Gina Calder ’03 EPH ’08 is leading Trumbull diníng hall chef Frank Douglass Jr. by a margin of only 14, but Douglass said he is accepting defeat. “Right now, I’m going to say I lost and I’m going to tuck my »
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Dems object to choice of Sept. 11 memorial speaker

September 11, 2007 • 0
The choice of history professor Donald Kagan to give the keynote address at today’s Sept. 11 memorial service provoked the Yale College Democrats to withdraw its sponsorship of the event. The College Democrats, who had co-sponsored the event last year alongside the College Republicans, declined to participate in the service after Kagan, a noted conservative, »
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Candidates make final push on eve of election

September 11, 2007 • 0
At 7 p.m. Monday night, one candidate was curled up on her couch eating ice cream, another was already too tired to remain standing and a third was making her final phone call of the night, encouraging a neighbor to vote in today’s election. Because New Haven is so heavily populated by Democrats, today’s primary »
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Profs donate heavily to Dems

September 10, 2007 • 0
When it comes to the “money primary,” Yale employees favor Democratic presidential candidates over their Republican rivals — by a margin of 45 to one. Federal Election Commission filings from the first two quarters of the year show that University faculty and staff have given $44,500 to Democratic presidential candidates — most often to Sen. »
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Univ. chef heats up local election

September 7, 2007 • 0
Frank Douglass Jr. admits his omelettes aren’t “pretty looking.” But man, are they delicious. A well-done omelette with a hint of extra spice. A Ward 2 aldermanic candidate. For Douglass, a Trumbull dining hall cook for the past 13 years and an active local union member for nearly two decades, they might as well be »
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Peru talks to enter key phase

September 6, 2007 • 0
Yale and Peru are closer than ever to resolving their long-standing dispute over artifacts from Machu Picchu, and a delegation from Peru will be arriving at Yale late next week for negotiations about the status of the objects. Yale, Peruvian and U.S. officials said negotiations were jump-started under the new Peruvian administration of President Alan »
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Calder criticized for Y-NH union position

September 6, 2007 • 0
Were it not for one thing, Gina Calder ’03 EPH ’08 would likely breeze through next week’s Democratic primary and become Ward 2 alderwoman. But even after receiving the Democratic Town Committee’s weighty endorsement, her victory in the upcoming election is not yet secure. And although she has been a Yalie since her undergraduate days, »
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Wards 2, 22 debate

September 5, 2007 • 0
The stage wasn’t quite as packed with candidates as the recent 2008 presidential debates, but the decision by all five Ward 22 and Ward 2 aldermanic candidates to set aside their differences and sit side-by-side for a forum Tuesday night at the Afro-American Cultural Center was a first in Yale-New Haven political history. Once at »