Student protesters from Yale and Harvard argue that Obama has not lived up to his campaign promise for increased funding for global AIDS relief.

Protesters interrupt Obama rally

November 1, 2010
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 »

New grant funds rail line

October 27, 2010
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 »

Samurai stops serving alcohol

October 26, 2010
Sake bombing students’ options just got a little slimmer: Samurai has stopped serving students alcohol. 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 not order Samurai »

Yalies’ non-profit turns childcare into income

September 23, 2010
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 »