Local lawmakers back Stark at rally on Green
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.
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.