Apr 14th, 2009
7:04 pm
April 14th, 2009 | Uncategorized
It’s official: There will be no strike

Locals 34 and 35, Yale’s two labor unions that together represent over 4,500 employees across the University, voted to approve an early contract agreement Tuesday night, marking what University President Richard Levin said he hopes will be a “new chapter” in Yale’s relations with labor unions. “This is truly a historic day for Yale University, […]

Apr 14th, 2009
3:00 pm
April 14th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Levin: Labor agreement is ‘historic’

In his first public remarks on the tentative union contract agreement and tonight’s ratification votes by Locals 34 and 35, University President Richard Levin said today that the votes could mark a “truly new chapter” in Yale’s embattled labor union history. “As you all know, our history is not one that any of us can be proud […]

Apr 7th, 2009
6:00 am
April 7th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Tuesday’s buzz

THE NEWS As University officials struggle to balance the $100 million budget gap, cost-cutting suggestions — 172 of them — are flowing into Woodbridge Hall, sent by staff members just wanting to help. For the three Democratic candidates for Ward 1 Alderman, it’s all about whom you know. Minh Tran ’09 knows Vice President for […]

Nov 4th, 2008
10:55 pm
November 4th, 2008 | Uncategorized
Surprising victory for Yale alum in Virginia

By Victor Zapana ALEXANDRIA, Va., 10:47 p.m. — In Virginia, a Yalie congressional hopeful has won the largest upset in recent state history. With 97.4% of districts reporting, Tom Perriello ’96 LAW’01 has beat six-term Republican incumbent Virgil Goode Jr. for House Representative of the 5th Congressional District, 50.1-49.8. The humanities major won in an […]

Nov 4th, 2008
10:42 pm
November 4th, 2008 | Uncategorized
Obama approaches victory in Virginia

By Victor Zapana ALEXANDRIA, Va., 10:16 p.m. — Obama has done it!  As of 10:11 p.m., he has passed McCain 49.7 percent to 49.3 percent, according to the Virginia Board of Elections. Although the TV stations may not call it yet, Obama may have stolen the Old Dominion from the Republicans.

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