Erica Pandey
Staff Reporter
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Local lawmakers back Stark at rally on Green

With freshmen just moved into their new homes on campus, Fish Stark ’17 — a Democratic candidate for Ward 1 alder — and a group of roughly 50 political leaders and students gathered on the New Haven Green yesterday to kick off two frantic weeks of campaigning ahead of the Sept. 9 Democratic primary.

Ron Smith formally announces run for mayor

Newhallville resident Ron Smith officially announced his intention to run for mayor to a small gathering or supporters at The Greek Olive restaurant Thursday evening.

University confers 3,566 degrees at 314th Commencement

Students, faculty and administrators from Yale College and the University’s graduate and professional schools convened on Old Campus for Yale’s 314th Commencement Ceremony.

LIVEBLOG: Commencement 2015

To cap off the events of Commencement weekend, graduating seniors will receive their Yale College diplomas in the residential colleges at 12 p.m. Exercises in the morning include an academic procession and a gathering on Old Campus. Follow along as the News covers Commencement live.

Yellen among honorary degree recipients

Janet Yellen GRD ’71, chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, is among those receiving honorary degrees Monday at Yale’s 314th Commencement. Yellen […]

LIVEBLOG: Class Day 2015

Follow along as the News covers the Class Day Exercises — including an address by United States Vice President Joe Biden — live, beginning at 2 p.m.

Harp kicks off re-election campaign

Mayor Toni Harp announced her bid for a second term at a campaign kickoff event on Saturday.

In race for Ward 1, Eze ’16 to clarify party affiliation

Before Ugonna Eze ’16 can officially seek the position of Ward 1 alder as a Republican candidate — as he plans to do this November — a host of tasks await him.

Seven months before election, Harp consolidates establishment support

Despite facing three challengers for her office in this year’s election, Mayor Toni Harp appears well-positioned to consolidate support among elected officials in the Elm City.

GOP candidate Eze ’16 to run for Ward 1

Eze's entrance will make the contest for the Ward 1 seat a three-candidate race. At roughly 11 p.m., a Facebook page for Eze’s candidacy went live. Fish Stark ’17 and current Ward 1 Alder Sarah Eidelson ’12 declared their candidacies earlier in the spring.

Man disturbs lecture, arrested outside SSS

A man was arrested outside Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall after disrupting a lecture Tuesday morning.