Yalies join nationwide climate change movement
This Sunday, both Yale students and New Haven residents plan to join the ranks of thousands of other activists in order to promote awareness of climate change at the People’s Climate March in New York City.
Task force tackles panhandling
On Tuesday evening, Doug Hausladen ’04, the New Haven Transit Chief, Joseph Rodriguez, the mayor’s aldermanic liaison and Win Davis, the executive director of the town green, unveiled a new plan to address panhandling in New Haven.
Conn. faces transportation funding shortage
Two weeks ago, a diverse coalition of eight different environmental, regional and construction groups held a press conference in Hartford to raise the profile of transportation issues in the upcoming gubernatorial campaign.
Yale farm promotes foraging
On Friday, the Yale Farm taught a group of students and New Haven residents to make a salad out of weeds found on New Haven streets.
Captain Phillips talks captivity
Captain Richard Phillips said one thing he learned when Somali pirates hijacked his boat is that nothing is lost until you give up or quit.
House opposes GMO bill
Just one day after a bill banning genetically modified grass seeds cleared the Connecticut State Senate, the same bill died in the House.
Connecticut fights GMOs
Yesterday, Connecticut continued its crusade against genetically modified organisms with the passage of a bill banning the sale or planting of grass seed that has been genetically modified.
Route 34 hits political traffic
While New Haven’s Community Development Committee met last week to discuss a redevelopment plan for Route 34, New Haven bikers, car owners and environmental activists held their breaths.
Bennack talks success
The secret to succeeding in business is not just hard work — diverse interests, the ability to work with others and a fair amount of luck matter too, according to Frank Bennack Jr.
Yale bridges food today and food past
Co-founder of the Yale Sustainable Food Project (YSFP), Alice Waters, along with Professor Paul Freedman led an event to view food related materials at the Beinecke.