City

CT medical marijuana dispensary opens

October 8, 2014 • 0
Bluepoint Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary that opened its doors on Sept. 22, is the sixth in the state to open since Prime Wellness began operating in South Windsor at the end of August.
University

University to celebrate sustainability

October 1, 2014 • 0
Next week, Yale will kick off a promotion for its Sustainability Strategic Plan with the annual Celebrate Sustainability Week.
City

Asthma rates rise in Connecticut

September 30, 2014 • 0
New figures released by the Centers for Disease Control reveal that asthma rates in Connecticut have steadily risen over the past 10 years.
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Yalies storm streets to protest climate change

September 22, 2014 • 0
YSEC worked for over a month to coordinate transport of students, painting of signs and logistics for the day of the protest, said Daniel Leibovic, the president of YSEC.
Sci-Tech

Yalies join nationwide climate change movement

September 15, 2014 • 0
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.
New Haven alders discuss the “Give Change to Make Change” project, which aims to fight panhandling and develop social services.
City

Task force tackles panhandling

September 10, 2014 • 0
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.
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City

Yale students deepen ties with city over summer

September 3, 2014 • 0
According to the 2013 summer activities survey, only 19 percent of Yale College stayed in New Haven to work in the summer of 2013.
Transportation issues, including improvements to the area’s rail lines, are a topic of discussion in the upcoming gubernatorial election.
City

Conn. faces transportation funding shortage

September 2, 2014 • 0
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.
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City

Yale farm promotes foraging

April 21, 2014 • 0
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.
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University

Students vie for food research prize

April 21, 2014 • 0
Over the weekend, six students dueled for a prize for best research in food and agriculture.
University

Captain Phillips talks captivity

April 16, 2014 • 0
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.
City

House opposes GMO bill

April 15, 2014 • 0
Just one day after a bill banning genetically modified grass seeds cleared the Connecticut State Senate, the same bill died in the House.