Andrew Ballard
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TRACK & FIELD: Indoor track quickly underway for Elis

With the cross country seasons in the rearview mirror, the Yale men’s and women’s track and field teams are shifting training regimens.

City clerk requests funds for possible lawsuit

New Haven City Clerk Michael Smart filed a request on Nov. 9 for $15,000 from the city government to fund potential legal services in light of recent claims that Deputy City Clerk Sally Brown falsified official documents.

YPD body cameras implemented with “no issue”

The policy, implemented two years ago, has been running smoothly.

Q-Bridge wins national prize, lauded ‘best of best’

New Haven’s Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge was presented with the grand prize in the America’s Transportation Awards competition on Nov. 14, deeming it the “best of the best” transportation construction projects completed in 2016.

Columbia declares its campus a sanctuary

Columbia University announced a plan Monday to provide undocumented students with sanctuary and financial assistance.

BALLARD: Love thy neighbor

So if you’re committed to building a community in which all are respected, make yourself a beacon of respect in every setting toward every person. If you’re committed to making your voice heard, do all you can to hear the voices of others. And if you’re committed to understanding the virtues of true equality, do not ever cease in the effort to understand the reasons of those who are not. Love thy neighbor, even if they voted for Trump.

City officials respond to threat of increased deportations

As community leaders across New Haven expressed concerns about deportations under a Trump Administration, Mayor Toni Harp has pledged her support to the undocumented immigrants of New Haven.

Academic performance unaffected by election, students say

Although some students expressed immediate distress and requested postponement of assignments and exams following the President-elect Donald Trump’s victory, the election did not hinder their academic performance, according to students and professors interviewed by the News.

Hundreds take to street against Trump

At the rally, which was organized by local activist association Unidad Latina en Acción, protesters took turns giving speeches and leading chants such as “no Trump, no KKK, no more racist USA,” “no papers, no fear” and “say it loud, say it clear, Muslims are welcome here.”

Students denied dean’s excuses in wake of election

A baffling conclusion to the 2016 presidential race left some students feeling too emotionally distraught to complete major exams and assignments, but student requests for […]

Ngan Vu
Trump victory leaves students reeling

Trump’s unexpected victory in the 2016 presidential election early Wednesday morning sent shockwaves across Yale’s campus. Many Yale students watching the election around campus — in dorms, classrooms and residential college butteries — expressed surprise and disappointment.