City | 8:42 pm | April 16, 2012 | By Sharon Yin

Archivist Judith Schiff named New Haven historian

Judith Schiff, the University's chief research archivist for 40 years, has developed a reputation as the foremost authority on Yale's traditions and history.

Yale librarian Judith Schiff, known for her encyclopedic knowledge of the University’s history, will serve as New Haven’s next city historian, according to a Monday press release from City Hall. Schiff has worked as the chief research archivist at Yale University Library’s Manuscripts and Archives for four decades. She grew up in New Haven and »

City | 3:26 pm | April 11, 2012 | By Ben Prawdzik

University, city announce annual Elm-Ivy Awards

The winners of this year's Seton Elm and Ivy Awards.

President Richard Levin and New Haven Mayor John DeStefano presented the Yale University Seton Elm-Ivy Awards to seven individuals and two groups at a Tuesday ceremony. Elm-Ivy honorees are recognized for promoting collaboration between Yale and the city of New Haven. The award’s two designations — Elm and Ivy — honor different types of candidates: »

University | 4:15 pm | April 1, 2012 | By James Lu and Caroline Tan

Rap showcase cancelled due to safety concerns

A rap showcase scheduled for Saturday night at the Afro-American Cultural Center was canceled after the Yale Police Department and University administrators expressed concerns about the safety of the event. YPD Assistant Chief Michael Patten said that when his department learned the event was advertised, free and open to the public, it was concerned about »

City | 8:07 pm | March 11, 2012 | By Diana Li

Occupy New Haven preps for showdown


New Haven’s Occupiers stuck out the snow, but pressure from City Hall may spell the end of Occupy New Haven. The city released a proposal earlier this week asking Occupy New Haven members to remove their structures and leave the New Haven Green by mid-March, the New Haven Register reported. The Green is intended for »

University | 9:31 am | February 10, 2012 | By Gavan Gideon

O’Reilly Factor takes critical look at Sex Week

The O'Reilly Factor reports on Sex Week.

Fox News offered a fair and balanced report on Sex Week 2012 in a Thursday segment on the O’Reilly Factor. Jesse Watters, a producer for Bill O’Reilly’s show, spun a few interviews of Yalies into an insightful look at Sex Week. His short segment features students — representing a broad cross section of the campus »