Uncategorized | 12:10 pm | May 23, 2010 | By Zeke Miller

All clear after suspicious package closes High Street

High Street was closed between Chapel and Elm streets as police inspected a suspicious package near Skull and Bones.

Just hours before former President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 is scheduled to speak at Class Day, a bomb scare closed High Street between Chapel and Elm streets at about 11 Sunday morning. The Yale and New Haven Police departments and the State Police responded to a suspicious package near the tomb of Skull and Bones. »

Uncategorized | 1:30 pm | March 15, 2010 | By Zeke Miller

Two Yalies likely picks for Fed

Two Yale graduates are on track to be named to the Federal Reserve Board, the seven-member body that oversees the nation’s monetary policy, the White House said Friday. Janet Yellen GRD ’71, a former alumni fellow of the Yale Corporation, is expected to be nominated to be the board’s vice chairman, replacing Donald Kohn, who »

Uncategorized | 5:09 am | March 7, 2010 | By Zeke Miller

Spotted: Pelosi at Basta

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi traveled to New Haven on Saturday to host a panel discussion on women’s health, part of the Democrats’ last-ditch effort to market health care reform. Joining two senior colleagues from Connecticut, Reps. Rosa DeLauro and John Larson, and Dr. Carolyn Mazure, Director of Women’s Health Research at Yale, Pelosi »

City | 2:06 pm | February 16, 2010 | By Zeke Miller

Lamont SOM ’80 announces bid for governor

Ned Lamont SOM ’80 spoke to the Yale College Democrats in the Branford College common room in January.

HARTFORD — Four years after his unsuccessful bid to unseat Sen. Joe Lieberman ’64 LAW ’67 in the Democratic primary, Ned Lamont SOM ’80 is back. Tuesday morning Lamont returned to the place where he launched that campaign — the historic Old State House here — and announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for »

Uncategorized | 11:41 am | September 24, 2009 | By Zeke Miller

But will it be Beat Cornell Day, too?

Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell proclaimed Saturday to be “Tom Williams Day” in the state, in recognition of the Yale football coach’s upcoming first home game against Cornell. Rell noted that Williams is not only the first African American football coach in the school’s “storied football history,” but also the first African American college or »