Wozniacki to play at New Haven Open at Yale

Caroline Wozniacki, a Danish tennis star ranked number one in the world, will return to New Haven this August for the inaugural New Haven Open at Yale presented by First Niagara, the New Haven Independent reported. Wozniacki will be a favorite to win the tournament, which will be held from Aug. 18 – 27 at […]


Yale-New Haven and Wells Fargo to back Promise

Two more donors have jumped behind New Haven Promise. Yale-New Haven Hospital will fund the college preparation and support system dubbed “New Haven Promise: Partnership” with a $2 million grant over four years, and Wells Fargo will contribute an additional $300,000. At a Friday morning press conference at the Metropolitan Business Academy on Water Street, […]


University gives Seton Elm and Ivy awards

University President Richard Levin handed out 13 Seton Elm and Ivy Awards for bolstering town-gown relations at a Wednesday luncheon. Recipients include current undergraduates Drew Ruben ’11, co-founder of Blue State Coffee, and Kayla Vinson ’11, who’s worked in New Haven Public Schools, as well as a number of alumni and university administrators, and a […]


Briefly: Shooting near Stop & Shop

A security guard at the new Stop & Shop on Whalley Avenue called the New Haven Police Department around 8:35 p.m. reporting that he heard gunfire nearby. According to NHPD spokesman Joseph Avery, responding officers found shell casings one block away, but no victims or witnesses could be located. A spokesman for Stop & Shop […]


Yale Day of Service video teaches the world to sing, makes us go ‘aw’

Earlier this week, the University posted a minute-long clip promoting next month’s Yale Day of Service to its YaleCampus YouTube channel. The video, which was directed by Austin Kase ’11 and which may be the cutest Yale viral sensation yet, opens with Devon Martinez ’11 singing, the song “I’d Like to Teach the World to […]


BREAKING: Shots fired on High Street

UPDATED Saturday 6:32 p.m. A New Haven resident was shot early Saturday morning on High Street near Yale fraternities Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Phi Epsilon. Yale Police Department Lt. Joseph Vitale said that the victim was not a Yale student and that his injuries were not life-threatening. Witnesses on the scene reported hearing three […]


City sees business resurgence

It has been a good year for Yale University Properties. When Stop & Shop opened for business last Friday, it capped off a year of resurgence in business activity and heightened leasing interest in downtown New Haven and the city as a whole. Abigail Rider, the director of University Properties, said the recession led Yale’s […]


Bye, bye Supermarket Shuttle

With Stop & Shop now just blocks away from campus, the Yale College Council is bidding farewell its Supermarket Shuttle service. The YCC chartered the shuttle service last fall after Shaw’s closing last March left downtown New Haven without a major supermarket. The shuttle ran in half-hour intervals for four hours on Saturday afternoons, bringing […]


After delay, Rudy’s to reopen next month

As one staple of New Haven’s nightlife prepares to reopen its doors, another favorite could cut off its tap before the summer’s over. Rudy’s, a tavern that occupied the same Elm Street building for 76 years, will reopen on the corner of Chapel and Howe in early May, nearly a year after it closed its […]


Shop workers to receive additional training

Just hours after the tragic death of Michele Dufault ’11 last Wednesday, the University and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced investigations into working conditions in Yale’s machine shops and labs. But even before those investigations are complete, the University has taken steps to shore up safety around campus. Supervisors and monitors in […]


Safety practices altered after death

Just days after the tragic death of Michele Dufault ’11, the University is already shoring up safety practices in its shops and labs. All shop supervisors and monitors must take a two hour safety course sometime this coming week, wrote Stephanie Perry, the business manager at Yale’s office of environmental health and safety, in an […]


Gateway president joins Promise board

Gateway Community College President Dorsey Kendrick joined the board of directors for New Haven Promise, the University’s effort to provide scholarships to students in New Haven Public Schools, the program announced Thursday. Kendrick will work alongside University President Richard Levin, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. and Will Ginsberg, president of the Community Foundation for Greater New […]