City | 7:20 pm | October 11, 2012 | By Monica Disare

Seven Elm City restaurants fail health inspections

Seven out of 39 food establishments in New Haven have failed health inspection tests that were conducted after the eateries faced a fire or flood. Restaurants, grocery stores, bars and other food establishments are inspected one to four times a year, or after severe water or fire damage. A failing score is anything below an »

University | 4:14 am | August 25, 2012 | By The Yale Daily News

Briefly: While you were out

The news didn’t stop this summer, and neither did the News. In case you haven’t been keeping up, here’s a digest of the top stories of the past few months. Yale-NUS tensions flare Unease over civil liberties at Yale-NUS College surged this summer when a July 16 article in the Wall Street Journal cited Yale-NUS »

City | 9:26 pm | July 25, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

Construction worker electrocuted at new college site

A construction worker was electrocuted at the site of Yale's new residential colleges. He was in critical condition as of Tuesday.

A construction worker at the site of Yale’s two new residential colleges was electrocuted and hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday, according to fire officials. The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m Tuesday morning, when the worker, whose name and age have not been made public, was using a mechanical pump in an underground vault, the »

City | 10:45 am | April 17, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Occupiers, robbed freshman chase drunk Yale men


In yet another sign of ever-improving town-gown relations, a Yale senior is charged with sixth-degree larceny after he and two other students drunkenly invaded Occupy New Haven, according to the New Haven Independent. Around 6:45 p.m., three Yalies who identified themselves as seniors on the football team visited Occupy New Haven’s encampment on the Upper »

City | 11:49 pm | April 16, 2012 | By Kirsten Schnackenberg

Dartmouth president picked to lead World Bank

Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim, flanked at his nomination by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton LAW '73 and President Barack Obama, will be the World Bank's next president.

Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim was named the twelfth President of the World Bank Monday afternoon, extending the Bank’s seven-decade tradition of tapping an American citizen to serve as its leader. Kim has served as President of Dartmouth College since July 2009. A physician with a doctorate in anthropology, Kim has focused his professional »