Ethan Wolin
Staff Reporter
Ethan Wolin covers City Hall and local politics. He is a first year in Silliman College from Washington, D.C.
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Four years of New Haven politics with unchanged leadership

Mayor Justin Elicker SOM ’10 YSE ’10 has led the city’s Democratic apparatus to repeated victories.

New Haven alders drop Gaza ceasefire resolution

The alders overwhelmingly voted to “read and file” a ceasefire resolution proposed in November, declining to either pass or formally reject it.

Alders hear hours of polarized testimony on Gaza ceasefire resolution

About 80 people testified virtually before the New Haven Board of Alders on a resolution, proposed in November, that calls for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Pan sentenced to 35 years in prison for 2021 murder of grad student

The sentence handed down on Tuesday cements a plea deal reached in February, over three years after Qinxuan Pan murdered Kevin Jiang ENV ’22.

Bone marrow drive, divestment sit-in converge on Beinecke Plaza

An annual drive to aid cancer treatments and a sit-in for Yale divestment from arms manufacturers were among the causes promoted on the central plaza on Wednesday.

Ward 1 alder settles in without making waves

In her first 100 days representing the Yale-dominated district, Kiana Flores ’25 has helped with constituents’ projects but has not made policy proposals or spoken out on campus politics.

New Haven Register moves newsroom out of town

Journalists for the daily newspaper are now based in Meriden, at the headquarters of another publication owned by Hearst Connecticut Media Group.

New Haven Republicans back Trump, lack power

Donald Trump won the Connecticut presidential primary with support from 194 New Haveners. Here’s a look at the city’s Republicans.

Lamont honors Idaho band for cheering on Bulldogs

Governor Ned Lamont proclaimed Thursday “University of Idaho Day” after the school’s marching band stepped in to support Yale during March Madness.

Blumenthal reminisces with Dems, interrupted by protests

Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut recounted stories and offered advice at a Yale College Democrats event that was disrupted briefly by pro-Palestine activists.

As alders ease residency rules, Elicker wants more leeway

The Board of Alders opened a path for city coordinators to ask to live outside city limits; Mayor Justin Elicker said that more officials should have that flexibility.