Daniela Brighenti
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Halejian ’15 signs with pro basketball team in Switzerland

The former Yale captain and guard signed with the BC Winterthur women’s basketball team 18 months after suffering a season-ending ACL tear.

Computer Science Department hires Minlan Yu from USC

Minlan Yu, an assistant professor at the University of Southern California, will join the Yale Computer Science Department this fall.

NHPD chief on leave following conduct “unbecoming [of] a public official”

New Haven Police Department Chief Dean Esserman will go on a temporary leave of absence following conduct termed “unbecoming of a public official,” according to a press release from Mayor Toni Harp’s office.

Under Armour unveils new Yale football uniforms

Innovation meets tradition: Browse the new look of the 144th Yale football team.

Ivy League pilots new kickoffs, touchbacks rule

The new rule will move kickoffs from the 35-yard line to the 40-yard line and touchbacks from the 25-yard line to the 20-yard line.

Harp releases findings of police task force report

On Tuesday morning, Mayor Toni Harp presented to the public the findings of an 11 months-long study into various aspects of the New Haven Police Department.

Hacker changes Montague fundraiser URL to “rapist”

Fundly Director of Marketing Gretchen Barry said this was the first incident of its kind the website has confronted.

WOMEN’S TENNIS: Danielle McNamara returns to program as head coach

Danielle McNamara, who served as the Yale women’s tennis head coach from 2006 to 2014, is returning to lead the program for the 2016–17 season, […]

300 march against police violence

Over 300 marched through New Haven’s streets on Thursday evening to rally against a recent series of police shootings across the country and the subsequent death of five officers at a Dallas protest on Thursday.

Police union votes 170-42 against Esserman in confidence referendum

The vote was scheduled in response to rising concerns within the department, including “poor morale, hostile work environments, intimidation, retaliation, lack of leadership quality and [Esserman’s] inability to make sound decisions."

Teammate launches fundraiser for Montague

Nick Victor ’16 wrote that former basketball captain Jack Montague was “wrongfully accused” and “doesn’t deserve this treatment.”