Injured Eli cyclist is still unconscious

August 31, 2007 • 0
Dan Lewis ’09 is unconscious but steadily recovering in a Colorado intensive care unit following injuries he sustained in a July 7 Habitat Bicycle Challenge cycling accident in Kansas. Lewis collided with a car on a quiet county road in Kansas, in the middle of a planned two-month ride from New Haven to San Francisco. »

Yale buys science complex

August 31, 2007 • 0
Yale scientists are returning to a campus that will soon include vastly expanded lab facilities, though just how the space will be used is at this point a matter of speculation. The University’s surprise purchase of the Bayer HealthCare complex in West Haven and Orange in June — a monumental deal that will increase the »

Ward 1 is uncontested

August 31, 2007 • 0
Yalies looking forward to a competitive election season in New Haven this fall may have to look elsewhere for political drama. The Ward 1 election, traditionally the focal point of campus political life, became a non-contest when current Ward 1 Alderman Nick Shalek made an 11th-hour decision not to run for reelection earlier this month. »

Yale, Peru in talks over artifacts

August 10, 2007 • 1
In what might be its most significant concession to Peru since 1912, Yale will allow the country to see a full inventory of the artifacts it has kept in New Haven since Hiram Bingham III brought them back from Machu Picchu nearly a century ago. The breakthrough in negotiations, confirmed Friday by Yale officials and »

Lewis ’09 transferred to Colorado hospital

August 10, 2007 • 0
One miracle, however small, at a time. It’s become the mantra of Hal Lewis, whose son Dan Lewis ’09 was moved late this week to an intensive care unit in University of Colorado Hospital after spending a month in Wichita, Kansas, recovering from injuries sustained in a July 7 cycling accident during the Habitat Bicycle »

Lewis ’09 recovering from bicycle accident

July 14, 2007 • 0
Dan Lewis ’09 is slowly but steadily improving in a Wichita, Kansas hospital, following a bicycle accident on Saturday in which he was seriously injured. Although Lewis is still unconscious, his core functions have stabilized and he is expected to recover well from surgery to be performed Monday on both of his legs, according to »

Dan Lewis ’09 in intensive care after cycling accident

July 9, 2007 • 0
Dan Lewis ’09 is in critical condition after being hit by a car on Saturday in Lincoln County, Kansas, while riding his bicycle on a cross-country Habitat Bicycle Challenge trip. The accident occurred on a country road near Vesper, Kansas, at about 2 p.m. Saturday. Lewis, who is 20, was transported by helicopter to St. »

Indiana Jones production hits campus

July 7, 2007 • 1
He transformed New Haven into the city of Bedford, the local Starbucks into an oyster bar called McCurry’s Tavern, Old Campus into the runway for an action-packed motorcycle chase, the Omni Hotel into the headquarters of the oldest Hollywood film production company, and Yale into Marshall College, circa 1957. It’s all in a week’s work »

Mayor, Homeland Security face off over immigration raids

June 12, 2007 • 0
New Haven has become an epicenter of the nation’s immigration debate in the past week, beginning with the approval of a first-in-the-nation municipal ID program and then, several days later, the arrests of dozens of city residents in federal immigration raids. On Monday, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. released a six-page document arguing that »

Feds arrest dozens of illegal immigrants in New Haven raids

June 6, 2007 • 0
The Department of Homeland Security conducted an early morning raid of undocumented immigrants in New Haven on Wednesday, arresting dozens and prompting city officials to decry what they believe to be federal retaliation for the city’s approval Monday of the first-in-the-nation municipal ID program. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents made 29 arrests Wednesday, according to »

Roomba to close after dispute with Univ.

June 5, 2007 • 0
Cross Campus might be reopening in time for the fall, but another, more scrumptious Yale staple will disappear when Roomba closes its doors this month. Yale University Properties, which owns the building Roomba occupies, sent a notice of eviction to the restaurant’s owners last week. The relationship between the owners and the University has become »

3,745 receive degrees Monday

May 29, 2007 • 0
After converging from their respective residential colleges on the newly opened Cross Campus and processing down Elm Street and through the New Haven Green, 1,336 Yale College seniors marched Monday through Phelps Gate onto Old Campus for Yale’s 306th Commencement. Two hours later, they walked through the gate as alumni. Monday’s exercises, officiated by University »