City | 5:27 pm | March 28, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Jon Stewart makes fun of East Haven mayor

Mayor Joseph Maturo of East Haven.

Remember that time the mayor of East Haven said he would support Latinos by eating tacos? Jon Stewart remembers, too. On last night’s episode of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart discussed how Rick Santorum said Mitt Romney was “the worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama.” Stewart one-upped Santorum, showing »

University | 12:29 am | February 29, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

YLS offers tenure to Latino scholar

Cristina Rodríguez '95 LAW '00 has been offered tenure at Yale Law School.

At a Yale Law School town hall on faculty diversity, the school’s faculty hiring committee announced it offered tenure to a Hispanic professor. The school has never had a tenured Latino faculty member. Six sources who attended the town hall said the professor offered tenure was Cristina Rodríguez ’95 LAW ’00. The town hall was »

University | 4:28 pm | February 5, 2012 | By Andrew Giambrone

Harvard, Princeton investigated for discrimination

Do Harvard and Princeton discriminate against applicants of Asian descent?

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating a complaint that Harvard and Princeton discriminate against Asian-Americans in undergraduate admissions, Bloomberg reported late last week. The complainant is an anonymous Asian-American applicant who says that Harvard and Princeton rejected him on the basis of his race and national origin. The student’s father »

City | 11:59 am | January 30, 2012 | By James Lu

East Haven Police Chief resigns

In East Haven Chief Leonard Gallo is out — he announced his resignation Monday morning.

East Haven Police Department Chief Leonard Gallo announced his resignation, effective last Friday, at a Monday morning press conference at East Haven Town Hall. Gallo has come under scrutiny since agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested four of his officers on Tuesday for systematic mistreatment of Latino residents. The officers were indicted on »