Sports | 10:21 pm | January 25, 2012 | By Jimin He

Yalie to coach Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI

Super Bowl SLVI will be held in the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Thirteen years after winning an Ivy League title, former Yale footballer Pat Graham ’01 is one game away from winning the biggest title of them all: the Super Bowl. When Graham, the linebacker coach for the New England Patriots, takes the field Feb. 5, he will become the first Yale graduate to appear in the »

City | 5:20 pm | January 25, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

East Haven mayor in trouble over “taco” comment

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven.

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven came under fire Wednesday for telling a television reporter that he “might have tacos” following questions regarding how he would support the Latino community. His comments come after the Tuesday arrest of four town police officers accused of systematic mistreatment of the city’s Latino residents. Federal officials announced that »

Sports | 11:22 pm | January 23, 2012 | By Sharon Yin

Malloy backs NY Giants in Super Bowl

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When it comes to this year’s Super Bowl, Gov. Dannel Malloy lives in a house divided. In two weeks, the New York Giants will face off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. On Game Day, Malloy, a native of Stamford who went to Boston College, will be rooting for the Giants, but »

University | 8:39 pm | January 23, 2012 | By Antonia Woodford

Prof. Gaddis nominated for big award

History Prof. John Lewis Gaddis received the National Humanities Medal in 2005.

He won a National Humanities Medal in 2005 and has gained fame among Yalies for his lectures on the Cold War, but that’s not it for history professor John Lewis Gaddis. Gaddis, who teaches a History Department junior seminar on biography writing, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award on Saturday for his »

Sports | 1:47 pm | January 22, 2012 | By Charles Condro

Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno dies

Joe Paterno was the head coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions for 46 years.

Joe Paterno, the longtime head football coach of the Penn State Nittany Lions, died in State College, Penn., on Sunday after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 85. In his 46 years at the helm of the Nittany Lions, Paterno won 409 football games, making him the winningest coach in NCAA Division I »