City | 10:17 pm | February 6, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Yalies stole from Occupy New Haven, Occupiers say


A number of Yale students disrupted the Occupy New Haven campground Saturday night, stealing signs and creating a “night of terror,” according to several Occupiers. Martina Crouch ’14, who has been affiliated with Occupy New Haven since it started last October, said she heard about the event from another Occupier and a Yale graduate. Meanwhile, »

City | 7:47 am | December 15, 2011 | By Ben Prawdzik

Byrne steps down as director of Promise


After Emily Byrne, the founding executive director of New Haven Promise, stepped down last week, the scholarship program has begun looking for a new leader, the New Haven Independent reported. Byrne is leaving Promise to work as director of strategic initiatives for the state’s new education commissioner, Stefan Pryor ’93 LAW ’98. Garth Harries ’95, »

City | 3:47 pm | December 14, 2011 | By Ben Prawdzik

Homebuyer program tops 1,000 participants


Yale’s New Haven Homebuyer Program, which offers university employees an income benefit if they purchase a home in the Elm City, notched its 1,000th participant this December. University President Richard Levin first introduced the homebuyer program in 1994, offering employees a maximum $30,000 incentive to purchase and occupy a house in New Haven. To date, »

Uncategorized | 10:12 pm | June 28, 2011 | By Danny Serna

Christine Alexander, founder of New Haven reads, dies

Christine Alexander, the founder of New Haven Reads and wife of a University vice president, died Sunday after a decade-long battle with breast cancer. She was 66. Alexander came to New Haven in 1998, when husband Bruce Alexander ’65 signed on as the University’s vice president for New Haven and state affairs. In her 12 »