Hospital merger moves forward

The unification of Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Hospital of Saint Raphael’s is one step closer, hospital administrators announced Wednesday. After years of financial troubles at Saint Raphael’s, the two hospitals first signed a letter of intent to merge last March, but the definitive agreement to finalize the merger, expected to be completed by early […]


Hospitals solidify merger

Yale-New Haven Hospital and the Hospital of Saint Raphael have made the details of their potential merger a lot more concrete, they announced Wednesday. The two hospitals first announced a merger this spring, but the Definitive Agreement, which they expected to finish by early July, has taken longer than they planned. The Agreement, which the […]


Ward 1 candidates differ little in ideology

While candidates Vinay Nayak ’14 and Sarah Eidelson ’12 are running against each other for the Ward 1 alderman seat, the race has revealed that the two differ little in their ideology — especially on union issues. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”3713″ ] Last Tuesday, a slate of labor union-backed candidates ousted several incumbents in primaries across the […]


Ward 1 aldermanic campaigns step up

At her meet-and-greet Friday afternoon, Sarah Eidelson ’12 asked Yalies what kind of New Haven they want to live in. The event, organized around Eidelson’s campaign motto: “I want to live in a New Haven where … ”, allowed participants to finish that sentence by writing their own answers on colored pieces of paper. These […]


W. CREW | No such thing as ‘off-season’ for women’s crew

Cathy McDermott ’12 is a senior on the women’s crew team who raced in the first varsity boat last spring at the NCAA Championships. Over the summer, she rowed for the U.S. national team in the U23 World Championships with her boat winning fifth place in the competition. She talked with the News about her […]

Yalies compete to bring cheap textbooks

Two groups of Yalies are trying to save students money on textbook purchases in two very different ways. Founded last spring by Greg Hausheer ’13 and Chris Murphy ’13, two members of the lightweight crew team, allows students to order through the site to receive the cheapest prices on Amazon and rental sites such […]


Stiles water to shut off tomorrow

Moose warning. Ezra Stiles Master Stephen Pitti announced that entryways E through J will not have any running water tomorrow, Wednesday, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This shutdown will affect scores of Stilesians, who will be unable to shower, use the toilet, or have water balloon fights during that time. However, the National Weather […]


Conn. voting laws up for change

The secretary of the state is pushing for a constitutional amendment to open the floor for voting law reforms that will allow early voting and absentee voting in any situation. As part of a broad initiative to modernize Connecticut’s voting system that started in February, Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is pushing for a […]


W. CREW | W. crew has tough NCAA run, looks to next year

A week after commencement, Yale women’s crew ended its season with a disappointing 11th-place finish at the 16-team NCAA championship on May 29. Three months later, the rowers are looking forward to improving upon the year and returning to the NCAAs. Although each of Yale’s boats made it to the semifinals in May, none made […]

Connecticut guarantees paid sick days

Connecticut became the first state in the country to guarantee paid sick days to all workers July 5. Governor Dannel Malloy was a key supporter of the bill, helping it to pass the State Senate by just one vote, over the strong opposition of the many business groups, including the Connecticut Restaurant Association and the […]


New antisemitism program to have scholarly focus

Yale’s replacement for the Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism, the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism, aims to have a more scholarly focus than its predecessor, which has been called too political for an academic environment. Yale announced in early June that YIISA would not continue because it lacked sufficient academic […]


Yale announces Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism

The Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism is being billed as the replacement for the outgoing Yale Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Antisemitism. On Sunday Provost Peter Salovey announced in an email that Maurice Samuels, the Director of Graduate Studies in the French department and an expert on Jews in France, would be […]