University | 10:47 pm | March 24, 2013 | By Nicole Narea

Time health care exposé continues to make waves

As Saturday marked the third anniversary of Obamacare’s passage into law, journalist Steven Brill ’72 LAW ’75 emerged from the media firestorm surrounding his March 4 Time magazine cover, “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us,” which has continued to fuel public disillusionment with the health care industry. Brill’s exposé — the longest ever printed in Time, clocking »

City | 2:56 pm | February 9, 2013 | By Nicole Narea

UPDATED: Admins, city cope with aftermath of storm

After a brutal winter storm buried the Northeast in historic accumulations of snow as of Saturday morning, city and University emergency response teams are working around the clock to facilitate a return to normalcy. The Elm City was blanketed in 34 inches of snow, causing the National Weather Service to issue a special weather statement »

City | 3:50 pm | February 8, 2013 | By Nicole Narea

Update: Admins tackle Blizzard Nemo

Some students took advantage of the blizzard to build snowmen and... decorate them.

As students bundled up in cold-weather gear to throw snowballs amid afternoon flurries, city officials and University administrators met to provide updated storm response procedures before the eye of what meteorologists are dubbing a historic storm hits the Elm City this evening. “This is not an ordinary snowstorm,” Dean of Yale College Mary Miller wrote »

City | 4:39 am | December 14, 2012 | By Nicole Narea

Ross ’13 negotiates tailgate charges

Attorney William Dow ’63 appeared in New Haven Superior Court Thursday to continue working with judicial officials to resolve charges of reckless driving and negligent homicide against his client Brendan Ross ’13, who drove the U-Haul truck involved in a fatal crash at the 2011 Yale-Harvard tailgate. Ross, who was not present for the Thursday pretrial hearing because »

City | 8:24 pm | December 12, 2012 | By Nicole Narea

Lieberman may swing vote on fiscal cliff

Joe_Lieberman_official_portrait

A month shy of his retirement after four terms in office, Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 may represent a swing vote on legislation that would deter the upcoming “fiscal cliff,” which is expected to go into effect next January. The Democratic senator said in a Monday press conference that his vote depends on »