Finnegan Schick
Staff Reporter
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Yale Internet hacked, down for hours

Yale’s Internet network came under attack Thursday evening after unknown hackers jammed the YaleSecure network for hours into the night.

Endowment tax bills spotlight Yale

Only one week after a proposed tax on Yale’s $25.6 billion endowment generated heated discussion at a public hearing, Gov. Dannel Malloy’s administration has denounced the bill.

New Haven courthouse burgled

Despite the building’s high levels of security, New Haven’s Federal Courthouse was broken into last weekend.

Yale joins carbon pricing coalition

Yale has joined a global network of businesses combating climate change, but some energy experts say the University’s carbon footprint reduction strategies are still not comprehensive enough.

Man shot outside Old Campus

Damien Phillips, 23, was shot twice in the leg and shoulder and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

GESO rebrands itself Local 33

With the rebranding, the organization, which has clashed with Yale over its union status since 1990, has now further affiliated itself with the University’s two recognized blue collar unions, Local 34 and Local 35.

Campus renovations near completion

Five major campus building projects are all set to finish by the fall semester, but the projects differ widely in scope and purpose — from wholesale spatial transformations to small internal changes.

Students demand private prison divestment

A fledgling group of Yale undergraduates is demanding that the University divest from for-profit prisons — the latest attempt by students to use the endowment as a tool for social justice.

Power outage strikes campus

Yale’s central campus was hit with a power outage on Monday morning, shutting off lights and Internet access in academic and residential buildings for almost an hour.

YLS presence on Supreme Court questioned

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia last month has sparked speculation at the Yale Law School — which has produced 10 former justices — about who will succeed the conservative justice.

Profs, admins clash over budgeting

Tensions have escalated in the past year between University administrators and Faculty of Arts and Science professors over budget negotiations affecting departments and initiatives in the humanities, social sciences and physical sciences.