Jan 22nd, 2009
1:12 am
January 22nd, 2009 | Uncategorized
Your ticket to the inauguration

WASHINGTON — Catherine Cheney, the online editor for the News, reported on the inauguration from the Newseum — and, later, the Western Ball.  Watch her video below.

Jan 20th, 2009
3:17 pm
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
‘Spooning for warmth’

By Rustin Fakheri WASHINGTON, 3:16 p.m. — People were spooning to keep warm at the National Mall. We hear the parade route is full and cold.

Jan 20th, 2009
9:31 am
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Aboard the metro

By Zeke Miller WASHINGTON, 6:32 a.m. — There are at least 1,000 people on the Federal Center metro platform here trying to leave the station. As crowded conditions continue, metro trains are temporarily bypassing the station to the cheers of those waiting to get out of the station and misfortune of those on the train.

Jan 19th, 2009
10:07 pm
January 19th, 2009 | Uncategorized
The inaugural poet’s inspiration

By Martine Powers NEW HAVEN, 10:00 p.m. — Elizabeth Alexander ’84, Obama’s inaugural poet, is an expert on poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Brooks, whose career spanned from the 1940s until her death in 2000, was the lionized black poetess of South Side Chicago. In 2005, Alexander edited The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks, an anthology of Brooks’ most pivotal […]

Nov 4th, 2008
4:09 pm
November 4th, 2008 | Uncategorized
One vote

By Bharat Ayyar NEW HAVEN, 4:09 p.m. — Seven months ago, I became a United States citizen.  And today, I cast my first ballot. I’ll admit it: it wasn’t nearly as exciting as I thought it would be.  I arrived at my designated polling location — the New Haven Public Library on Elm Street — […]

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