State democrats hope to end death penalty

Democrats in the state legislature are optimistic that this will be the year they succeed in abolishing the death penalty in Connecticut. New Haven representatives Gary Holder-Winfield and Roland Lemar are leading a campaign to end capital punishment in the state, the latest in a series of efforts in Hartford that have so far been […]


Manliness talk incites debate

Harvey Mansfield sparked controversy among students Thursday afternoon when he outlined his beliefs about “manliness.” Mansfield, a professor of political science at Harvard University, discussed the concept of manliness in front of roughly 30 people in the Pierson College master’s house. In the talk, which was hosted by the William F. Buckley Program at Yale, […]