Alec Hernandez
Following gun violence surge, city police to request more funding

After several months of continued gun-related homicides, the New Haven Police Department has requested further funding to help prevent violence in the city’s communities.

Bazelon encourages writing carefully, but daringly

Emily Bazelon ’93 LAW ’00 returned to her Yale roots on Thursday afternoon in a Pierson College Master’s Tea, sharing with current students lessons on the importance of creative writing in nonfiction fields.

UCLA study commends CT open choice policy

Together with its neighboring states, Connecticut is at the forefront of addressing issues of economic and racial inequality in public school classrooms, according to the findings of a recent report.

Ensemble brings African-American theater exhibit to life

This weekend, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will become a theater stage for undergraduate performers who will pay tribute to a century’s worth of African-American theater.

Harp, Murphy honor Schwartz at breakfast celebration

Invitations in hand, city and state officials came together Thursday morning to honor Linda Schwartz — a representative from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ­­— with speeches, tears of gratitude and bacon and cheese omelettes.

Bill to provide three cities with police body cameras

The Connecticut state legislature will soon vote on a bill that would provide the police departments of three local cities with body cameras.

State reps, drivers clash over Uber regulation

With Uber’s business model facing increased scrutiny in Connecticut and elsewhere, the state held a legislative hearing in Hartford on Monday to debate the optimal level of regulation imposed on ride-sharing companies.

UConn center predicts rapid economic growth in CT

In 2013, economic growth in Connecticut lagged behind already tepid economic growth across the country. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the national economy expanded by 1.8 percent, while the Nutmeg State’s economy grew by a measly 0.9 percent.