City | 11:48 am | January 8, 2013 | By Diana Li

City Hall gains new spokeswoman

New Haven City Hall

The new year has brought a new spokeswoman to City Hall. According to a Monday announcement, Anna Mariotti, president of the City Point Historic District Neighborhood Association, has been appointed New Haven’s new public information officer and director of communications. Mariotti will replace Elizabeth Benton ’04, who began the position in November 2011 but left »

City | 4:56 pm | December 15, 2012 | By Diana Li

Holder-Winfield forms ‘exploratory’ committee

Gary Holder-Winfield officially set up an “exploratory” committee on Thursday, a growing sign that the Connecticut state representative is considering a serious run for New Haven mayor, according to the New Haven Independent. With the formation of this committee, Holder-Winfield can now accept campaign contributions. Holder-Winfield told the Independent that he will continue to solicit »

City | 1:01 am | November 15, 2012 | By Diana Li

Another candidate enters mayoral race

Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. announced earlier this year that he will not seek reelection for an 11th term.

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. may have another challenger in the upcoming mayoral race. Sundiata Keitazulu, a 55-year-old plumber and Elm City native, has declared his candidacy for the top spot in New Haven, becoming the second person — after DeStefano himself— to file papers with the city clerk and officially declare his candidacy »

University | 2:23 pm | October 5, 2012 | By Diana Li

New app eases screw season pains

Tired of scrambling to find your suitemates screw dates at the last second? Want to make sure your suitemate gets matched with someone who is described as having a “similar party intensity”? With screw season coming up, Rafi Khan ’15 created a system to help match up people looking for screw dates: Screw Me Yale. »