Balancing law, children

March 30, 2009 • 1
Ami Parekh is a 29-year-old joint J.D.–M.D. candidate graduating from Yale Law School this May. In her first year at Yale, she got involved with Universities Allied for Essential Medicines; the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics; and the American Constitutional Society. But she does not have time for those activities and the »

Open Schools program scaled back

March 27, 2009 • 0
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?

March 26, 2009 • 1
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

March 23, 2009 • 0
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

December 2, 2008 • 6
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 »