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Local lawmakers back Stark at rally on Green

September 2, 2015
With freshmen just moved into their new homes on campus, Fish Stark ’17 — a Democratic candidate for Ward 1 alder — and a group of roughly 50 political leaders and students gathered on the New Haven Green yesterday to kick off two frantic weeks of campaigning ahead of the Sept. 9 Democratic primary.
Commencement 2015

University confers 3,566 degrees at 314th Commencement

May 18, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Former City Clerk and Newhallville Alder Ron Smith plans to challenge Mayor Toni Harp this November, according to city officials.