Consumers ignore calories

The Au Bon Pain on the corner of Elm and Broadway may be a popular place for Elis to gather over a meal, but a new Yale study says that few actually bother to access nutritional information about the food they purchase there. Earlier this month, Yale researchers from the Rudd Center for Food Policy […]


Open Schools program scaled back

It was Tuesday evening at the Celentano Museum Academy on Canner Street, and all was chaos and noise. Loud music and screams sounded from the gym, kids raced the hallways and the school’s roaming security guard did not seem to care. School, of course, had ended. “Just another day,” Tiant Ellison, the on-site supervisor, said. […]


Pedicabs: the new taxis?

A mode of transportation characteristic of the Big Apple will find a home this summer in the Elm City: pedicabs. Yale Cycling Team member Jongwook “Wookie” Kim ’09 plans to establish a pedicab business — tricycles fashioned into carriage-like cabs — in New Haven, an idea born from a class project last semester in which […]


M. HOCKEY | Bulldogs celebrate wins

As captain and right winger Matt Nelson ’09 hoisted the ECAC tournament cup during the on-ice presentation following his team’s 5-0 victory against No. 9 Cornell on Saturday, the Yale team was rewarded for its tough three-hour a day, six-day a week practice schedule. “It was exciting, and we knew if we put in the […]

Around New Haven

Officer arrested over $20 paid for prostitute New Haven police officer Sam Streater, suspended Nov. 24 for patronizing a prostitute, was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges for the same incident. Streater allegedly paid Vanessa DiVerniero — a known prostitute with an arrest warrant pending — $20 to have sex with him in his car. He […]


Court rejects pipeline

Action by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday will force a proposed 50-mile natural gas pipeline to bridge New York and Connecticut without crossing the Long Island Sound. The Court rejected an appeal yesterday afternoon from Islander East, an interstate natural gas pipeline project. The decision upheld the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection’s choice to […]