City | 4:54 pm | February 21, 2012 | By James Lu

Bloomberg criticizes Levin for NYPD remarks

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg walks with NYPD officers in the 2011 Veterans Day Parade.

On Monday, University President Richard Levin issued a statement calling the New York Police Department’s surveillance of Mulsim students at Yale “antithetical” to the values of the University. But at a press conference on Tuesday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sharply criticized Levin’s comments, saying the New York Police Department’s surveillance helped “keep the »

City | 7:41 pm | December 21, 2011 | By Caroline Tan

Construction workers dig up forgotten cemetery

Today, Christ Church is known as St. Mary's, above. It once housed a long-lost cemetery on Davenport Avenue.

Workers at a Yale-New Haven Hospital construction site stumbled upon a forgotten cemetery last summer, the New Haven Register reported this weekend. Construction stopped at the site when workers found a “long bone” during excavation. State archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni came in with a team of students and, after more searching, the team found the skeletal »

Uncategorized | 12:31 pm | June 20, 2009 | By Yale Daily News

Slifka Center hit by Madoff scandal

The Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale has indirectly fallen victim to Bernard Madoff, forcing the center to launch a fundraising campaign in an effort to save two positions from elimination. When the Madoff scandal erupted this winter, Yale officials said that the University had no money invested with the disgraced financier.  But two »