Harassment at SAE and its fallout

A fraternity initiation prompts a complaint to the University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct


Conn. politicians join national immigration debate

Immigration reform legislation has come to dominate the national media spotlight and spark statewide debate.


With ‘One City’ plan, Fernandez pushes urban equality

Henry Fernandez LAW ’94 emphasized affordable housing and education reform in his campaign launch event Monday evening.


Tragedy mars Boston Marathon

Authorities scrambled to respond to security threats after two bombs detonated Monday afternoon near the finish line of the Boston Marathon


ICE arrests hit Connecticut

Immigration Customs Enforcement officials continued arrests of undocumented immigrants across Connecticut on Wednesday.


Campus faces power outage

An 80-minute outage swept the University’s campus amid Wednesday's clear weather.


Immigrant rights groups lambast DeLauro’s commitment

Immigrant rights groups demonstrated at the Elm Street office of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro on behalf of Josemaria Islas.


Newtown spotlight overshadows street violence

State officials have urged that legislative reform in response to Newtown not overlook street violence in New Haven.


Richter’s bar set to reopen

After Richter’s Cafe closed its Chapel Street location in 2011, the site is slated to reopen in approximately two weeks as Ordinary.


Job training under fire as unemployment climbs

After Job Corps, a youth job training and placement program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, temporarily suspended new student enrollment nationwide in January, state lawmakers are scrambling to fill the gap in Connecticut vocational training while New Haven’s unemployment rate continues to climb. More than 400 Connecticut students enroll in Job Corps each […]


Time health care exposé continues to make waves

As Saturday marked the third anniversary of Obamacare’s passage into law, journalist Steven Brill ’72 LAW ’75 emerged from the media firestorm surrounding his March 4 Time magazine cover, “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us,” which has continued to fuel public disillusionment with the health care industry. Brill’s exposé — the longest ever printed in Time, clocking […]


Book features New Haven journalism

The New Haven Independent is used to exemplify the innovation required for journalists to stay afloat in an industry fraught with layoffs and bankruptcies.