City | 9:26 pm | December 15, 2011 | By Alex Chituc

Claire’s loses a founder

Frank Criscuolo, who along with his wife, Claire, operated Claire's Corner Copia for nearly four decades, died suddenly on Wednesday.

Frank Criscuolo, who along with his wife Claire became a fixture in downtown New Haven as the founder of Claire’s Corner Copia, died suddenly at his home in East Haven on Wednesday. He was 62. Frank and Claire Criscuolo operated Claire’s, a vegetarian restaurant famous for its cakes, together at its location at the corner »

City | 7:12 pm | December 3, 2011 | By Alex Chituc

Santa stops by Yale Bookstore

Santa brings holiday cheer to the Bookstore.

Santa’s sleigh came early to New Haven, making a pit stop at the Yale Bookstore on Friday evening. The Bookstore will host Santa in their children’s section each weekend until Christmas Eve, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Two children interviewed at »

University | 5:31 pm | November 16, 2011 | By Alex Chituc

Pro-Palestine students create campus checkpoint

A screenshot from a video of today's protest posted to YouTube.

Yale Students for Justice in Palestine held a mock “check-point” today on cross campus as part of their “Right to Educate Week,” in order to simulate what Palestinian citizens go through when traveling within the West Bank. Students from Yale Friends of Israel were also present, and stood to the side of the performance to »