Ethan Rodriguez-Torrent
RODRIGUEZ-TORRENT: A shot in the dark: America’s dirty secret

I was initiated into America’s gun culture the hard way: face-down in a darkened movie theater in Aurora, Colo., covered in a friend’s blood.

RODRIGUEZ-TORRENT: Only stillness in the Chaplain’s Office

In the aftermath of the banishment of the Buddhist group Indigo Blue from campus, University Chaplain Sharon Kugler’s commitment to the Yale community has been tested — and found wanting.

RODRIGUEZ-TORRENT: Occupy forced out, but for what?

I met Audrey by chance, while shooting a documentary that sought to portray arguments for and against the eviction of Occupy New Haven. Audrey has […]

RODRIGUEZ-TORRENT: A smoker’s confession

I’ll agree that there are people who smoke irresponsibly, and I personally will never sit down next to a non-smoker and light up. But here’s […]

Scaz probes humanity, robots

Bright yellow, with a cartoonish nose and pair of eyes and standing about 4 inches tall above its base, Keepon looks like a cross between […]

Brzezinski talks human survival

Though the recent “war on terror” may have seemed like a pivotal ideological struggle, political scientist and statesman Zbigniew Brzezinski argued Thursday that the world […]

Gunshot sensors to arrive in Elm City

In 2003, a sniper who struck repeatedly along a Columbus, Ohio, highway was apprehended with the help of gunshot-detection technology. Now, the same company that […]

On the ground: Elderly concerned about budget cuts

Even before Mayor John DeStefano Jr. finished explaining the New Haven budget to his audience at a town hall meeting Wednesday night, 85-year-old Harry Conroy […]

Residents mixed on Winchester projects’ impact

Some residents of the Newhallville neighborhood of New Haven say they have learned an age-old lesson: You can’t always get what you want. Besides the […]

New job and literacy center a joint endeavor

A new public-private collaboration in Science Park may help ease the blow of the city’s expected layoffs. A 2,000-square-foot space at 4 Science Park in […]

Around New Haven

Students walk streets to count New Haven’s homeless For four hours Wednesday night, about 100 volunteers, including students from the Yale Hunger and Homelessness Action […]