Apr 3rd, 2011
12:28 pm
April 3rd, 2011 | Uncategorized
For our Readers: Reporting the Pundits party

For the last several weeks, the News has been covering the fallout from a party hosted by the Pundits society on February 19. Several students alleged that forced drinking had occurred at the party, and at least one told the Yale Police Department that a sexual assault had taken place. The YPD announced earlier this […]

Aug 28th, 2010
11:35 am
August 28th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Econ. prof Shiller says beware the ‘double dip’

If you thought the U.S. was out of the woods from the so-called Great Recession, think again, says Yale economics professor Robert Shiller. Shiller, who teaches the perennially popular course “Financial Markets” in the spring, was featured in the Wall Street Journal’s video series “The Big Interview” on Friday saying the United States may be […]

Aug 19th, 2010
10:26 pm
August 19th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Suspect in doctor’s murder asks to be own lawyer

Lishan Wang, the man accused in the shooting of Yale postdoctoral clinical fellow Vajinder Toor made a request in New Haven Superior Court on Tuesday to fire his public defenders and represent himself, The Associated Press reported. At the hearing, Judge Roland Fasano requested a competency evaluation of Wang, as Connecticut law states that a […]

Jun 25th, 2010
9:59 am
June 25th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Prescott S. Bush Jr. ’44 dies at 87

Prescott S. Bush Jr. ’44, brother of former President George H.W. Bush ’48 and uncle of former President George W. Bush ‘68, died Wednesday in Hingham, Mass., due to long illness, The Associated Press reported. He was 87. Bush, a Whiffenpoof who graduated from Silliman College and a retired insurance executive, worked for Pan Am […]

May 14th, 2010
3:55 pm
May 14th, 2010 | City, News
Suspicious package closes Tweed for 3 hours

Tweed New Haven Airport was shut down for approximately three hours today after an employee noticed a suspicious package at the front doors to the main terminal. New Haven Police Department spokesman Joe Avery said the New Haven Fire Department and bomb squad were notified at about 11:30 a.m. and were sent to the scene, […]

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