• A serial rapist is on the loose in New Haven. In a press conference Thursday morning at police headquarters, New Haven Police Department Lieutenant Julie Johnson announced that five sexual assault investigations that have been linked together by DNA evidence to the same offender.
  • Connecticut residents may soon be able to buy alcohol seven days a week.public hearing in Hartford Tuesday to discuss repealing the state’s ban on Sunday sales of alcohol in supermarkets and package stores. This sets the stage for debate on a bill Governor Dan Malloy said he would sign if it reaches his desk, though legislators do not know when the vote will take place.


High of 29 degrees, low of 20 degrees, mostly sunny.


In the colleges

Breakfast: Waffle Bar, Banana Bread

Lunch: New England Clam Chowder, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Berkeley Mac & Cheese, Roasted Vegetables With Tofu, Fillet Of Fish Sandwich, Chicken Caesar Wrap, Jasmine Rice, Cut Corn, Spinach Salad with Beets, Turkish Bulgur Salad, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients

Dinner: Chef’s Choice Cod, Chana Masala, Pasta Primavera, Chicken Breast In Beer & Teriyaki, Sticky Rice, Fresh Broccoli Florets, Spinach Salad with Beets, Turkish Bulgur Salad, Red Velvet Cake

In Commons

Breakfast: Maple Flavored Organic Oatmeal, Waffle Bar, Pancakes, Omelets To-Order, Cage-Free Scrambled Egg Whites, Cage-Free Scrambled Eggs, Sweet Potato Home Fries, Hash Brown Patty, Banana Bread

Lunch: Chicken Gumbo Soup, New England Clam Chowder, Peanutty Tofu, Creamy Macaroni & Cheese, Chicken Caesar Wrap, Cape Cod Style Fish Tacos, Grilled All Beef Franks, Shoestring French Fries, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef’s Choice Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Organic Tomato Sauce, Chicken Curry, Pork Dumpling, Jasmine Rice, Curried Cauliflower & Eggplant, Chickpea & Spinach Salad, Specialty Salad Of Choice, Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie Made With Organic Ingredients

Update: 3:20

The story about Hala Nassar, assistant professor of modern Arabic culture and literature, will not be running in Friday’s paper and will appear at another time.