New Haven residents and Yale students protest Gourmet Heaven’s alleged wage theft in front of the store’s Broadway location.

Labor advocates continue GHeav boycott

September 13, 2013 • 0
A number of Yale students and New Haven residents have led a boycott on Gourmet Heaven.

Nonprofits apply for funds from corporations

April 25, 2013 • 0
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee convened Wednesday evening to allow over 40 nonprofit organizations in New Haven to solicit corporations for donations through the Neighborhood Assistance Act.

Local hiring a charter reform priority

March 8, 2013 • 0
New Haven’s charter may give a higher preference to city residents for civil service positions if the Board of Aldermen votes in favor of such a proposed revision this May.
At a Wednesday evening meeting, Ward 1 Alderman Sarah Eidelson ’12, left, discusses the grant awarded to the Winchester Revitalization Art Project

Arts and revitalization funding approved

February 28, 2013 • 0
The Winchester Revitalization Art Project received a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to expand its programs and events.
The Shubert Theater will soon move into private hands following a proposal by the mayor.

Mayor proposes Shubert management transfer

February 15, 2013 • 0
Approaching its 100th year on College Street, the historic Shubert Theater will soon begin operating independently once more, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced in his final State of the City address.

ITS launches cloud storage system

February 7, 2013 • 0
With its first foray into the realm of cloud computing, Yale Information Technology Services has made a storage service available to students many times larger than Google Drive or Dropbox.

Safety committee considers violence reduction initiatives

January 16, 2013 • 0
The Board of Aldermen’s Public Safety Committee met with Dean Esserman, New Haven chief of police Tuesday evening.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair visited Yale Monday to discuss whether policies addressing international problems are sustainable.

Blair weighs globalization

December 4, 2012 • 0
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair came to campus Monday to offer his perspective on international conflicts tied to globalization.
Cyanide and Happiness author Rob DenBleyker develops ideas for strips by reading classical philosophy and collaborating with friends.

Cyanide and Happiness founder talks web humor

October 16, 2012 • 0
Upon arriving on campus Monday afternoon Rob DenBleyker tweeted: “If this is New Haven I’d hate to see the old one! [cue laugh track].” DenBleyker, one of four authors of the popular web comic Cyanide and Happiness, came to New Haven for a Davenport College Master’s Tea, where he maintained the same sense of humor »

Residents, Yalies call for Q House

October 11, 2012 • 16
The Board of Aldermen held a public meeting Wednesday evening to discuss reopening and renovating the Q House, Dixwell’s now-shuttered community center. At a joint committee meeting of the Youth Services Committee and the Human Services Committee, aldermen heard community testimony and approved a resolution asking the state for funding to reopen Dixwell’s defunct Q »

MEDINA-TAYAC: Columbus’ legacy of categorization

October 8, 2012 • 46
“In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” This rhyme pervades elementary schools across the United States on the second Monday of October. Teachers often briefly state that we celebrate Columbus Day to commemorate the friendly discovery of the American continents, then skip to the first Thanksgiving. What schools overlook are the effects of that voyage: »
Connecticut Rock Gym on Winchester Avenue, above, was the home of the Yale Climbing Team until it closed for financial reasons last fall. A new gym, City Climb, opened in the same location over the weekend.

Rock gym gives Yale climbers a new home

September 24, 2012 • 0
New Haven’s only rock climbing gym, City Climb, officially opened Sunday afternoon, attracting local youth and the Yale Climbing Team to its facilities. City Climb is located in the same building on Winchester Avenue used by the YCT’s former gym, Connecticut Rock Gym, before it closed for financial reasons last fall. Since then, YCT members »
The Board of Aldermen’s Human Services Committee authorized a proposal to provide job education training to food stamp recipients.