Commencement 2015

University confers 3,566 degrees at 314th Commencement

May 18, 2015 • 0
Students, faculty and administrators from Yale College and the University’s graduate and professional schools convened on Old Campus for Yale’s 314th Commencement Ceremony.

LIVEBLOG: Commencement 2015

To cap off the events of Commencement weekend, graduating seniors will receive their Yale College diplomas in the residential colleges at 12 p.m. Exercises in the morning include an academic procession and a gathering on Old Campus. Follow along as the News covers Commencement live.

LIVEBLOG: Class Day 2015

Follow along as the News covers the Class Day Exercises — including an address by United States Vice President Joe Biden — live, beginning at 2 p.m.

Harp kicks off re-election campaign

May 16, 2015 • 0
Mayor Toni Harp announced her bid for a second term at a campaign kickoff event on Saturday.

In race for Ward 1, Eze ’16 to clarify party affiliation

April 24, 2015 • 0
Before Ugonna Eze ’16 can officially seek the position of Ward 1 alder as a Republican candidate — as he plans to do this November — a host of tasks await him.

Seven months before election, Harp consolidates establishment support

April 24, 2015 • 0
Despite facing three challengers for her office in this year’s election, Mayor Toni Harp appears well-positioned to consolidate support among elected officials in the Elm City.

GOP candidate Eze ’16 to run for Ward 1

April 23, 2015 • 0
Eze's entrance will make the contest for the Ward 1 seat a three-candidate race. At roughly 11 p.m., a Facebook page for Eze’s candidacy went live. Fish Stark ’17 and current Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 declared their candidacies earlier in the spring.

Man disturbs lecture, arrested outside SSS

April 22, 2015 • 0
A man was arrested outside Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall after disrupting a lecture Tuesday morning.

Eidelson named minority leader of Board of Alders

April 21, 2015 • 0
Shortly after the New Haven Board of Alders bid farewell to longtime president and Hill alder Jorge Perez, Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 made it into the record books.

UP CLOSE: Do Yale and New Haven need Ward 1?

April 20, 2015 • 0
Students and city residents alike remain conflicted on whether or not a student voice should exist in city government and, if so, what the role of that representative should be.

Former city clerk to challenge Harp in mayoral race

April 16, 2015 • 0
Former City Clerk and Newhallville Alder Ron Smith plans to challenge Mayor Toni Harp this November, according to city officials.

Perez departure leaves Ward 5 seat open

April 13, 2015 • 0
A new face will soon represent the Hill neighborhood on the Board of Alders, as its long-standing alder takes his leave of New Haven politics to assume a statewide position.