University | 10:17 pm | September 14, 2011 | By Emily Foxhall

Higgins drops by High Street, gets Froyo


Around 9 p.m. tonight, Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins walked the block in front of the Sigma Phi Epsilon house — where an attempted burglary took place last night — to “touch base,” he said, with both students living on High Street and business owners working near the fraternity house. “It was a pretty »

University | 12:13 pm | September 12, 2011 | By Emily Foxhall

Campus secrets organization hosts “security summit”


This weekend, as leaked in a post Friday on, Yale played host to the Yale Security Summit — a three-day conference organized by the Yale Society for the Exploration of Campus Secrets. Featured speakers listed on the weekend’s program included: Marc Tobias: an “investigative attorney and security specialist,” who has written seven police textbooks »

University | 1:13 pm | September 11, 2011 | By Emily Foxhall

Prayer flags on Cross Campus to commemorate 9/11


To commemorate the tenth anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, blank “prayer flags” are available on Cross Campus to serve as outlets for reflection from students and other community members. The flags are part of a series of community events organized under the Yale Office of Public Affairs and Communications. The decorated papers will form part »

Uncategorized | 8:13 pm | August 27, 2011 | By Emily Foxhall

Power plant should be able to supply Yale during Irene

Yale uses approximately half of the electricity it produces at the Yale Central Power Plant.

Employees at Yale’s Central Power Plant, located next door to Swing Space at the corner of Grove and Ashmun Streets, are confident they will be able to supply power throughout Yale’s campus throughout tonight and tomorrow’s storm. “We probably, on campus, should not see any power interruptions,” plant manger Thomas Starr said. “That’s our expectation.” »

Uncategorized | 8:14 pm | August 26, 2011 | By Emily Foxhall

Local businesses divided on whether to close shop for the storm

Atticus will be closed Sunday because of Hurricane Irene.

As Yale prepares for Hurricane Irene — set to touch down in the city Sunday night — some New Haven businesses are closing down, while others will weather the storm, at least for now. Nearby restaurants Atticus, Claire’s Cornercopia and Temple Grille will remain closed Sunday, employees said today, while Scoozi and Thai Taste employees »