Mar 25th, 2013
2:30 pm
March 25th, 2013 | University
Vandalism strikes JE dining hall

Jonathan Edwards students returning from spring break were treated to an unexpected email Sunday morning, when JE Dean Jody Spooner ’91 informed them that a “malicious act of vandalism” in the dining hall would postpone brunch by 30 minutes. According to JE Master Penelope Laurans, the vandalism occurred in the early morning after a fire extinguisher […]

Nov 27th, 2012
8:41 pm
November 27th, 2012 | Sci-Tech
Zimmer ’87 wins science journalism award

English lecturer Carl Zimmer ’87 has been awarded one of the 2012 Kavli Science Journalism Awards, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) announced this week. Zimmer was honored in the large newspaper category for three articles he wrote for The New York Times. When he receives his prize of $3,000 and a plaque at […]

Oct 29th, 2012
7:33 pm
October 29th, 2012 | City
Sandy creates widespread flooding, power outages

Sandy’s destructive path has led to widespread power outages and flooding across the state, leading many refugee shelters to fill up quickly. By 6.30 p.m., 50 percent or more residents in nine towns across the state were reportedly without power, with 300,000 people in total experiencing outages, according to the New Haven Register. Chester and […]

Oct 28th, 2012
4:14 pm
October 28th, 2012 | City
City calls state of emergency

Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced a state of emergency in New Haven Sunday afternoon, issuing mandatory evacuations for areas with the highest risk of flooding. DeStefano said in a statement that New Haven public schools will close Monday and Tuesday in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, and that residents should prepare for extended power outages. Evacuations […]

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