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.
GOP candidate Eze ’16 to run for Ward 1
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.
UP CLOSE: Do Yale and New Haven need Ward 1?
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.
Perez departure leaves Ward 5 seat open
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.