NEWS’ VIEW: Enter, 2016

August 24, 2012 • 6
Freshmen arrive on campus today after a summer of disheartening headlines about their new school. A member of the Yale Corporation resigned after a plagiarism scandal; the president of Yale-NUS announced that the new college will restrict political student groups on campus. Those issues are worth our attention. But the Yale that appears every so »

NEWS’ VIEW: Remaining Yale in Singapore

March 30, 2012 • 3
Yale-NUS College will open in 16 months. No amount of criticism from faculty, alumni or others will stop Yale’s first-ever international franchise from welcoming its inaugural class of students in fall 2013. The school’s opening will be the keynote of University President Richard Levin’s efforts to globalize Yale. It is also clearly a boon for »

NEWS’ VIEW: It’s time to talk Singapore

March 2, 2012 • 13
At a monthly Yale College faculty meeting yesterday, professors debated a resolution submitted by political science professor Seyla Benhabib that demanded that Yale-NUS “respect, protect and further the ideals of civil liberties for all minorities, the principles of non-discrimination and full political freedom, both on the Yale-NUS campus and in Singapore as a whole.” Yale’s »

NEWS’ VIEW: Secure Communities has met resistance in New Haven — and rightly so.

February 28, 2012 • 1300
The Secure Communities program that took effect in Connecticut last week has met overwhelming resistance from citizens, scholars and city officials. The program — under which the FBI must share fingerprints of anyone arrested with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement for review, and ICE may in turn request that local prisons detain suspects — has prompted »

NEWS’ VIEW: Dying for truth in Syria

February 23, 2012 • 1
It is easy to take information for granted these days. A few keystrokes and clicks give us the world. But knowledge carries a price tag, even if we don’t see it. This week, we paid for our knowledge. Marie Colvin ’78, of England’s Sunday Times, and French photographer Remi Ochlik were killed by a rocket »

NEWS’ VIEW: Protecting Yale’s students

February 23, 2012 • 14
In the wake of reports that the New York Police Department monitored the Muslim Students Associations at Yale and other schools, University President Richard Levin emphasized Yale’s support for its MSA on Monday and condemned “police surveillance based on race, religion, nationality or peacefully expressed political opinion.” Creating an environment that encourages open expression is »

Police conduct questioned after raid on Morse-Stiles screw

October 2, 2010 • 50
Ten minutes before the Morse-Ezra Stiles college screw was set to end early Saturday morning, more than a dozen New Haven police officers and liquor agents raided the downtown nightclub where the event took place. Five students were arrested, Dean of Student Affairs Marichal Gentry said in an e-mail to the Yale College community Saturday »

Student struck by Yale Police car

July 18, 2010 • 0
Yonglu Che ’13 is in stable condition after being struck by a Yale Police Department vehicle on Winchester Avenue early this morning, Yale spokesman Tom Conroy said in an e-mail. Che, 18, a Berkeley College student from Northville, Mich., sustained “severe injuries,” according to the Hartford Courant, and was taken to St. Raphael’s Hospital. Conroy »

Around New Haven 11.20.09

November 20, 2009 • 1
Tis’ the season, city and Yale officials say New Haven will become “a winter wonderland for the holidays,” City Hall spokeswoman Jessica Mayorga announced Thursday. Next Monday, Market New Haven Inc., a marketing organization that aims to improve the city’s image, will start its “2009 Holiday Campaign” with a launch event at the Shubert Theater. »

Around New Haven 11.06.09

November 6, 2009 • 0
Bill would extend employment benefits Connecticut workers will have an additional 14 weeks of unemployment benefits if President Barack Obama signs legislation the House of Representatives passed Thursday. The Senate also passed the bill, which Conn. Sen. Chris Dodd co-authored, on Thursday. The bill also for the first time extends homebuyer’s tax credit to cover »

Around New Haven 10.23.09

October 23, 2009 • 0
ShotSpotter leads to bleeding man on Goffe Street Police made good use of their new ShotSpotter technology Thursday, according to a statement issued by New Haven Police Department spokesman Joe Avery. A ShotSpotter sensor, which can hear gunshots across the city, led police to 200 Goffe St., where they found Troy Zanders, 20, shot and »

Around New Haven

Students walk streets to count New Haven’s homeless For four hours Wednesday night, about 100 volunteers, including students from the Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action Project and National Student Partnerships, surveyed the number of homeless people in New Haven for the Point in Time Homeless Count. Sixty-nine homeless were counted on streets and in public »