Apr 28th, 2012
3:42 pm
April 28th, 2012 | City
Dems’ ‘Change Is’ campaign catches on

The Yale College Democrats have been running a “Change Is” campaign since February, and in that time, it’s caught on at campuses nationwide. In the campaign, the Dems ask students what change means to them. Then they compile a YouTube ad supporting President Barack Obama that features the results. Since then, the campaign has spread […]

Apr 25th, 2012
8:50 pm
April 25th, 2012 | City
Romney wins low-turnout Republican primary

Nearly 60,000 Connecticut voters cast their ballots in Tuesday’s low-profile Republican primary, giving former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney 67.5 percent of the vote and all 25 of the state’s delegates. Romney’s large victory was largely expected given his high polling and fundraising numbers. Tuesday’s primary saw record low turnout among Republicans, as only 14.4 percent […]

Apr 18th, 2012
1:50 pm
April 18th, 2012 | City
Occupy departs the New Haven Green

Six months after setting up camp on the New Haven Green, Occupy New Haven protesters were evicted from their encampment on Wednesday. Police removed protesters early Wednesday morning, allowing officials from the city’s parks department to clear the Upper Green of tents and debris. The eviction a day after the Second Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Mar 28th, 2012
8:44 pm
March 28th, 2012 | University
Jimmy McMillan stops by Davenport, eats lunch

Jimmy McMillan, who came to fame for declaring the rent “too damn high,” stopped by Davenport today for lunch. McMillan was on campus to shoot a segment of a new web series with Michal Knowles ’12. The series, a weekly political show titled “Too Damn Live with Michael Knowles and Jimmy McMillan,” will debut on […]

Mar 26th, 2012
12:49 pm
March 26th, 2012 | City
Dartmouth president nominated for World Bank

President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to become the new head of the World Bank. “The leader of the World Bank should have a deep understanding of both the role that development plays in the world and the importance of creating conditions where assistance is no longer needed,” Obama […]

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