One Button Wenzel relaunches, expands

The website that made Wenzels available with the click of a button now offers more than just the popular sandwiches from Elm Street’s Alpha Delta Pizza. One Button Wenzel — a website that invited students to “Wenzel me” by ordering customized Wenzels for delivery — relaunched last week as Crunchbutton. The new website has expanded […]

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Small liquor stores protest reform

Small liquor store owners are protesting a package of reforms to liquor laws announced by Gov. Dannel Malloy last month. Malloy proposed a number of changes to the state’s liquor laws in January, the most popular of which was a repeal of the state’s Sunday blue laws, which forbid the sale of alcohol on Sundays. […]

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Despite protests, Secure Communities arrives

Despite resistance from city and state officials, a controversial immigration enforcement program will begin operation today in Connecticut. Secure Communities, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement program, will begin checking fingerprints of suspected criminals submitted by local police to the FBI against ICE databases in an effort to deport criminals residing in the country illegally. […]

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Assassins returns in altered form

In overseeing a class-wide game of “Assassins,” the Sophomore Class Council has taken special measures this year to avoid the pitfalls that led to the game’s cancellation last year. The competition ended prematurely last February after an email mistakenly revealed the names of all the contestants, leading to a series of emails from fake Gmail […]

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Officials protest Secure Communities program

City and state officials gathered at City Hall Monday afternoon to protest Secure Communities, a federal immigration enforcement program they said would hurt community policing efforts in New Haven and damage the city’s social fabric. Mayor John DeStefano Jr., along with members of a Yale Law School clinic, State Rep. Juan Candelaria, members of the […]

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Implications of ICE suit still unclear

While immigrants’ rights advocates lauded Monday’s settlement between the U.S. government and 11 New Haven men arrested in a 2007 raid by federal immigration agents, litigation for four others detained in the raids is still pending, and the case’s legal implications remain unclear. Six of the 11 men, members of their legal team and local […]

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Sex Week offers STI testing

During the final two days of Sex Week 2012, over 100 students were screened for sexually transmitted infections in what organizers called the first testing service offered on campus outside of Yale Health. On Monday, the Community Healthcare Van — which provides health services throughout New Haven — tested 20 students on Park Street behind […]

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Yale stands by drug policy

In response to a change in state law last summer that decriminalized possession of less than a half-ounce of marijuana, the University of Connecticut announced a change to a more lenient disciplinary policy regarding the drug last week. While UConn lowered its minimum first-offense sanctions for possession of marijuana from suspension to a warning, Yale […]

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Yalies march for life

Over two dozen Yalies will march in Washington, D.C. today along with thousands of pro-life supporters in protest of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision which ruled that the Constitution protects abortion rights. As part of the 39th annual March for Life, 15 undergraduate members of Choose Life at Yale and 11 members of the […]

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New course draws guest lecturers

Political science professor Jacob Hacker GRD ’00 is listed as the instructor for “Gateway to American Public Policy,” but by the end of the semester, he will have delivered only four of the lectures. The course — which will include lectures from former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, Democratic political strategist Stanley Greenberg and New York […]

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Cookies come to Chapel

Freshmen, beware: cookies add to the freshman 15, and with the addition of Insomnia Cookies to the late-night food scene, this may be a real concern. On Tuesday, more than 650 people showed up to receive a free cookie at 1143 Chapel St. as part of a giveaway for the grand opening of Insomnia, a […]

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Cross Campus Presents: 2011 through the Lens

It’s been a busy year for Yale and New Haven. Scroll through the gallery below for some of the year’s most lasting images. [showcase id=”247″]

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