Protesters interrupt Obama rally

Protesters from Yale and Harvard momentarily stole the spotlight from President Barack Obama at a rally in Bridgeport, Conn. Saturday. Speaking in front of 10,000 attendees, Obama stumped for Connecticut’s Democratic candidates, who face tight races in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Within the first five minutes of his speech, about 30 students seated 50 feet from […]

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Halloween comes early to Silliman

Students were spooked Thursday night at a haunted house hosted in Silliman’s Entryway M. After enduring long lines that stretched into the courtyard, students searched for the ghost of Benjamin Silliman, pictured, throughout the basements. Along the way, a gruesome chef served spaghetti with eyeballs and severed feet, a clown tormented participants while fake blood, […]

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New grant funds rail line

Connecticut moved $120.9 million closer on Monday to a high-speed rail line running between New Haven to Hartford, and Springfield, Mass. The $121 million grant will help fund the $880 million project to create a commuter railroad along the north-south corridor from lower Connecticut to central Massachusetts, U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd, Gov. Jodi Rell and […]

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Samurai stops serving alcohol

Sake bombing students’ options just got a little slimmer: Samurai has stopped serving students alcohol. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5805″ ] Samurai made the decision to stop serving all alcoholic beverages, even to those with valid over-21 identification, after four underage students were caught drinking by a New Haven police officer Thursday. The New Haven Police Department did […]

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Meet Jeanmarie Rivera and Glen Masso: the Broadway singers

If you strolled past the shops on Broadway Friday, you might have heard the live band playing music from across the street. The duo of Jeanmarie Rivera (vocals) and Glen Masso (keyboard) are part of a larger band called Signature that often performs on Broadway. You might’ve heard them in the past, during College Night […]

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Yalies’ non-profit turns childcare into income

Tyree Dickey, a mother of four, grew up in a family that lived on welfare checks and never owned a book. But thanks to a New Haven non-profit founded by two Yale graduates, Dickey has left the housing project and moved her family into their own house. “I don’t know how I would have made […]

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