Jan 20th, 2009
7:06 pm
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
With celebratory cake, the long trek home begins

By Han Xu ON INTERSTATE 295 OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, 6:06 p.m. — I’m back on the Af-Am House bus, and all of the other Yalies have returned, too.  Many are already sprawled across their bus seats and have fallen asleep. On one bus, a group of students have cut into the celebratory cake that they brought […]

Jan 20th, 2009
10:11 am
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Taking shelter from the cold

By Clark Xue WASHINGTON, 9:55 a.m. — As a native of California, I can no longer take the weather and am taking refuge in the Smithsonian until about 11 a.m.  And I’m not the only one with the idea. In fact, there is a line to get in, and hot dog stands are price-gouging. The […]

Jan 19th, 2009
5:57 pm
January 19th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Spotted: DeStefano and Lieberman

By Zeke Miller WASHINGTON, 5:45 p.m. — Connecticut’s congressional delegation hosted a welcome event for visitors to the Capitol in the ornate Caucus room of the Russell Senate Office Building. In attendance was the entire delegation and leaders from throughout the state, including New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr.

Jan 19th, 2009
1:35 am
January 19th, 2009 | Uncategorized
The kick-off, Hollywood-style

By Clark Xue WASHINGTON, 1:00 a.m. — Tom Hanks’ invocation of Lincoln, Tiger Woods’ tribute to the military and Forest Whitaker’s appraisal of the American artist all drew polite applause in comparison to the wild cheers that met Jamie Foxx’s impression of President-elect Obama’s victory speech. Yet, this paled in comparison to the wild jubilation given to Obama himself. Yesterday […]

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