News | 12:13 pm | May 11, 2010 | By Egidio DiBenedetto

Accused murderer to give DNA sample

Lishan Wang was arraigned April 27 at the New Haven Superior Courthouse on Elm Street.

Lishan Wang, the man accused of murdering Yale postdoctoral fellow Vajinder Toor, was ordered in court this morning to give a saliva sample of his DNA this afternoon. Wang appeared in New Haven Superior Court, where Judge Roland Fasano granted the prosecution’s motion to retrieve the samples from Wang. The motion for “non-testimonial evidence” was »

Uncategorized | 2:12 am | April 23, 2010 | By Egidio DiBenedetto

Morse protests survey results

Morse College Council Vice President Kevin Adkisson ’12 climbed the Lipstick, stationed outside the News' building, and read a statement refuting the survey’s findings.

A horde of furious Morsels laid siege to the News’ headquarter shortly after midnight Friday, protesting their last-place rating in the residential college satisfaction survey published earlier this week. Of course, it was the Morsels’ own votes that put them there. The Morsels brought a giant lipstick resting on a tank — the replica of »

Uncategorized | 10:32 am | April 21, 2010 | By Egidio DiBenedetto

‘Yaliens’ own New York City

(Photo: The New York Observer) For all Yale students who dream of living in New York City this summer or after graduation, an article in yesterday’s New York Observer reveals that the unique and sociable network of true-blue Yalies living and working in the city has set the University apart from its rivals. The article, »

Uncategorized | 9:28 pm | March 28, 2010 | By Egidio DiBenedetto

Crushes and Chaperones … and Fire Marshals

Once Branford dining hall became overcrowded, Yale Police prohibited other students from entering the party.

Yalies proved just how much they love ’90s music Saturday night when New Haven’s Fire Marshal had to pay a visit to the Branford College dance party “Crushes and Chaperones.” When the fire marshal checked in at the party at about 10:30 p.m., Branford Dining Hall was still relatively empty. But when he returned at »

News | 1:15 am | February 7, 2010 | By Egidio DiBenedetto and Esther Zuckerman

Toad’s raided

Toad’s Place was raided by the Connecticut Liquor Control Commission at approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Toad’s owner Brian Phelps said. He said the commission found two underage patrons consuming liquor, and that it is possible those who were caught were using fake identification. Although Phelps said he does not know what could happen as a »