Amy Cheng
Staff Reporter
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Yale’s unions hopeful for contract negotiations

Over a hundred members of Local 34 and 35 — Yale’s clerical, technical and maintenance worker unions — chanted as they sprawled across the corner of Whitney and Grove streets with signs and banners declaring “stop the cuts” and “we are protecting our jobs.”

Peabody2 sees strong public reception

Two months after its debut, Peabody2 continues to attract large crowds and contribute to ongoing campus conversations on diversity and ethnicity.

Yale, unions continue negotiations

Local 34 and Local 35 will seek out two separate contracts with Yale, but the two unions bargain collectively under their umbrella organization UNITE HERE.

Residents barred from Yiannopoulos talk

Milo Yiannopoulos’ impending visit to the University has already attracted controversy, as the opinionated 32-year-old technology editor of the conservative news and opinions website Breitbart […]

Board of Alders looks to combat opioid crisis

The Human Service Committee of the New Haven Board of Alders plans to join forces with the New Haven Police Department, community centers, rehabilitation facilities and local residents to combat the rampant opioid crisis by holding a public hearing in the upcoming month.

Voter registration rises

One month before the upcoming elections, the New Haven Registrar of Voters expects to see a considerable increase in both the current registered voter count as well as one of the highest historic voter turnouts.

Alders confident about survey turnout

More than one week after the Board of Alders launched a citywide survey, the board is optimistic about the community’s engagement in helping craft the […]

Board of Education to restructure

New Haven Public Schools Superintendent Garth Harries announced his impending resignation Tuesday, further shaking up a Board of Education that is already in the process of restructuring its central office operations.

All eyes on nominees

Donald Trump wore a blue tie, Hillary Clinton LAW ’73 wore a red dress and Michael McGarry, a legislative councilman from Hamden watching the presidential debate in Cask Republic, wore tweed.

Nonpartisan commission buys Republican ads

In roughly two months, Connecticut residents will not only be voting to determine their next president but also for candidates who will fill a total of 187 seats in the state Senate and House of Representatives.

Schwarzman construction approved by city board

The New Haven Board of Zoning Appeals green-lighted Yale’s request for zoning variances to execute its proposal to renovate the Schwarzman Center during a public hearing last week, leaving the University one step closer to transforming the Schwarzman Center into a hub for student life.