University | 4:40 pm | October 30, 2012 | By Sophie Gould

After Sandy, recovery process begins

This 100-pound exhaust fan fell from the top of the Malone Center on Monday when Hurricane Sandy swept the Elm City.

The hurricane may be over, but the clean up has just begun. For the next three days, Yale will offer support services — such as warm showers, ice and discounted lunches — to all faculty, staff and students who have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy, announced University Secretary and Vice President for Student Life Kimberly »

City | 3:09 pm | October 29, 2012 | By Julia Zorthian

Weather advisory warns 90 mph winds

Hurricane Sandy makes its way to the East Coast.

New Haven can expect increasing rain and wind gusts up to 90 mph as Hurricane Sandy continues this afternoon, with thunderstorms occurring after midnight tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Flooding is likely in New Haven, with a storm surge rising anywhere from 3 to 6 feet. The storm is expected to reach peak »

City | 4:56 pm | October 28, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

UPDATE: All classes canceled Monday due to storm

All classes and “non-essential services” will be canceled Monday due to Frankenstorm, Vice President Linda Lorimer announced in a Sunday email. Administrators will notify the Yale community whether Tuesday classes will also be canceled by 2 p.m. on Monday. Read the full email below: To the Yale Community Re: CLASSES AND NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES CANCELLED FOR »

University | 4:37 pm | October 28, 2012 | By Caroline Tan

Professors cancel classes due to Frankenstorm

In light of the impending storm, many professors have canceled their courses, and there are rumors that the University as a whole will follow suit. According to one security guard, his crew had been told that all classes will be canceled Monday because of Frankenstorm. In addition, all campus shuttle services will stop beginning at »

City | 4:14 pm | October 28, 2012 | By Jasmine Horsey and Julia Zorthian

City calls state of emergency

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Mayor John DeStefano Jr. announced a state of emergency in New Haven Sunday afternoon, issuing mandatory evacuations for areas with the highest risk of flooding. DeStefano said in a statement that New Haven public schools will close Monday and Tuesday in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, and that residents should prepare for extended power outages. Evacuations »