City | 7:35 pm | November 5, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

PSA: Free Shake Shack for all who pledge to vote


Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several months, you know that tomorrow, Nov. 6, is Election Day. What you may not know, however, is that all U.S. Shake Shack locations are giving out coupons for a free cup or cone of custard to customers who fill out a “Pledge to Vote” »

City | 3:31 pm | November 5, 2012 | By Matthew Lloyd-Thomas

Roundup: Presidential Endorsements

U.S. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney

It’s almost Election Day, and everybody is trying to tell you how to vote. From newspapers to celebrities, academic scholars to fictional characters, and yes, even the occasional porn star, the News has you covered. Here’s some of highlights from the 2012 endorsement rundown: For Barack Obama The New York Times: “President Obama has shown »

City | 5:32 pm | October 25, 2012 | By Michelle Hackman

Clinton LAW ’73 to campaign for Murphy in Conn.

"Cynicism and cop-outs are an excuse to take a dive," Clinton told the graduating seniors of the class of 2010. "They're self-fulfilling prophecies."

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton LAW ’73 is headed to Connecticut this Sunday to campaign for Democratic Senate candidate Chris Murphy, who is in a tight race against Republican nominee Linda McMahon for Joe Lieberman’s ’64 LAW ’67 open Senate seat. Clinton, who gave a widely-praised speech at the Democratic National Convention, has been traveling »

City | 4:30 pm | October 24, 2012 | By Michelle Hackman

Murphy holds lead over McMahon

Chris Murphy speaks to Yalies on Old Campus.

Senate Democratic candidate Chris Murphy has continued to maintain his lead over Republican nominee Linda McMahon, according to the latest Quinnipiac poll published Wednesday. The new poll gives Murphy a 6-point lead, with 49 percent of the vote compared to McMahon’s 43. Seven percent of the electorate remain undecided, the poll stated. The poll surveyed »

City | 5:30 pm | October 23, 2012 | By Diana Rosen

Students push for voter registration

Members of the Yale College Democrats help students register to vote in Connecticut on Old Campus.

With an exciting weekend of Partisan Pong behind them, Yale’s campus politicos have started looking forward. Many politically active Yalies have pushed for last-minute voter registration efforts as the deadline to register to vote in Connecticut — Oct. 30 — approaches. In conjunction with the Yale College Republicans, the Yale College Democrats has spearheaded several »