Amanda Mei
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
Bittman ties food to social change

Food, writing and social change are all interconnected, according to Mark Bittman, a New York Times opinion columnist and the lead food writer for The New York Times Magazine.

Autism may be predicted by overgrowth

Researchers have identified another factor in the development of autism spectrum disorder: body overgrowth in early childhood.

Common Core future remains uncertain in Connecticut

As the November gubernatorial election in Connecticut draws near, the fate of the Common Core State Standards in Connecticut hangs in the balance.

Coliseum project attracts hotels

Three companies are vying for the chance to build a four-and-a-half-star hotel on the Coliseum site, as part of a massive development project to revitalize New Haven’s downtown.

Zadie Smith explores literary rebellion

Acclaimed novelist Zadie Smith addressed a crowd of 600 people Monday afternoon as she delivered the keynote address of the Windham-Campbell Literary Festival.

Dentists may lower obesity rates

Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health (SPH) may have opened up a new area in obesity research — the dentist’s office.