Charles Enloe
In hot race, push to get out votes

Since returning to campus last week, Yale students have been bombarded with political signs, voter registration drives and cars and trucks blaring campaign messages over […]

College Dems endorse DeStefano over Looney after the pair debate

One of New Haven’s most hard-fought mayoral elections in years came to the Yale campus Thursday. The Yale College Democrats announced its endorsement of Mayor […]

For tough mayoral foes, the last debate is calm

Mayor John DeStefano Jr. and state Sen. Martin Looney took one last chance Wednesday night to criticize each other for stadium plans, scandals and magnet […]

Summer of change on the Board of Aldermen

It was a summer of scuffles and possibly shady political deals for several new faces on the Board of Aldermen. Early resignations by five aldermen […]

Only days until vote in hot mayor’s race

Back just in time. As Yale students returned to campus this week, they found a New Haven buzzing with political activity in preparation for next […]

Healey appointed to fill out Ward 1 term

Ben Healey ’04 was sworn in Aug. 3 as the New Haven Ward 1 alderman, becoming another in a long line of undergraduates to represent […]

Ward 9 Alderman Gerald Garcia ’94 to resign from post next month

The Yale Three will soon be a thing of the past. Ward 9 Alderman Gerald Garcia ’94 SOM ’01 said Tuesday he will resign next […]

DeStefano, Looney differ on ideas for education

Every year, thousands of school children in New Haven enter lotteries for admission into one of New Haven’s magnet schools. Every school day, the lucky […]

Congenial Looney vows aid for city, but foes see failures

The year was 1980. In New Haven, a young Martin Looney won a seat in the state House of Representatives. He would go on to […]

Alderwoman unlikely to seek her third term

The alderwoman who represents Ezra Stiles and Morse colleges is widely expected not to seek a third term in this fall’s election, setting the stage […]

With summer looming, DeStefano steps up Yale campaign

The Democratic mayoral primary is five months away. Most Yale students, however, will be here only five weeks before choosing between Mayor John DeStefano Jr. […]