Livengood gets Dems’ backing

September 27, 2005
The Yale College Democrats voted Monday night to endorse Ward 1 incumbent Alderwoman Rebecca Livengood ’07 over Nick Shalek ’05 in the upcoming election Nov. 8. Livengood, the Democratic Party’s candidate, was appointed by New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. in August to fill the seat vacated by Ben Healey ’04, who accepted a job »

Student think tank takes off

September 20, 2005
In the wake of the 2004 presidential election, Danielle Gilbert ’08 and many of her friends felt intensely frustrated. U.S. Sen. John Kerry ’66 lost to President George W. Bush ’68, and groups of students called impromptu meetings to discuss their feelings of dismay. There was a critical lack of debate in the American political »

Master’s Tea guest discusses democracy, Iraq and service

September 12, 2005
The balmy afternoon yesterday was a reminder of the Sept. 11 of four years ago, but not everyone remembered, as Scott Erwin learned. Hours before he gave a Master’s Tea at Saybrook College on Sunday, a man asked him, “Why are all the flags at half staff?” He answered that it was four years since »