A study on trick-or-treaters tested the correlation between children’s originality in their Halloween costumes and their likelihood to “follow the leader” in charity donations. Around 300 children participated in the study, run by the club Students for Proven Impact.

Club tests candy charity

November 1, 2011
At one house this Halloween, trick-or-treaters were asked to give candy rather than simply receive it. From 5 to 8 p.m. Monday night, volunteers from the Yale chapter of Students for Proven Impact and staff members from an affiliate organization, Innovations for Poverty Action, donned costumes and sat on the porch of Yale economics professor »

City considers streetcar for downtown

September 21, 2011
A streetcar system could be in the works for downtown New Haven. The New Haven City Services and Environmental Policy Committee met Tuesday to approve New Haven’s application for two federal grants for programs to improve alternative transportation and street signs around the city. The first grant, which would provide $800,000 from the Federal Transit »