City moves to revamp street signs
Community leaders and urban planners gathered at the New Haven Free Public Library Tuesday evening to discuss a plan to replace the city’s pedestrian and street signs, many of which have grown dilapidated and out of date. The city won a $670,000 grant to renew its signage system in 2011, which will fund the design, »
Connecticut speeds towards clean future
Connecticut is speeding toward a more environmentally friendly future with a new multi-state initiative to cut down on transportation emissions. Last week, the state of Connecticut, along with seven other states, pledged to put 3.3 million clean, environmentally friendly cars on the roads by 2025. The state plans to construct electrical charging stations and find »
Addiction definition in flux
In September, Yale professor of psychiatry Marc Potenza published a letter in the journal “Addictive Behaviors” on how the definition of “addiction” had broadened in the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders released this spring.
LAMP Festival brings together artists and performers
Hundreds of people flocked to New Haven’s Ninth Square District on Friday night to attend the third annual Light Artists Making Places (LAMP) Festival. The festival, unique to New Haven, is an art, music and culture festival focused around the use of light to make art. LAMP was conceived by the group 9Arts, a collection »
HackYale features startups
Last month, HackYale launched a new service that allows students to find job opportunities and internships at technology companies.
Author discusses Elm City’s dark history
The Elm City’s dark history was on display last night at the New Haven Museum. Garbed in a red vest and gold chains, Michael J. Bielawa, discussed his latest book, “Wicked New Haven” which chronicles the dark, mysterious and supernatural side of the city’s history. Approximately 30 people attended the talk, which is the first »
Predicting volcanic eruptions
A new study on volcanoes published Sept. 5 in the online journal Nature Geoscience identifies key signals of an imminent eruption.