Still cooped up inside? Take a look at what it looks like on the streets of New Haven with these photographs from Victor Kang.
After a night of wind and rain Vice President and University Secretary Linda Lorimer sent the following update for the Yale community, explaining there were no “serious problems” on or around campus. Read her full email: I just wanted to signal that there were no serious problems last night on or around campus: Yale Facilities »
A hodge podge of Irene-related news here. Reporter Zoe Gorman tells us that both Bass Library and the Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library have announced on the Yale University Library website that they will be closed tomorrow. Meanwhile Ava Kofman tells us that four students — boys wearing swimshorts and girls wearing bikinis — »
Just as Hurricane Irene began to make itself known to New Haven through increasingly heavy rains, city officials briefed reporters and residents about the city’s progress in preparing for the storm and evacuating residents. At an 8 p.m. press conference at Nathan Hale School on Townsend Avenue, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. — who had issued »
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.” »