Jacob Stern
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Buckley program hosts gala

Fifty years ago, conservative icon William F. Buckley, Jr. ’50 launched his public affairs talk show “Firing Line” despite his distaste for television. When the […]

Morse wins Final Cut

Nearly 900 students packed into Commons Dining Hall Tuesday night for the eighth edition of Yale Dining’s Final Cut competition, an extravagant affair that required nearly two full days of setup.

Malloy suggests gun law to curb domestic violence

In an effort to protect victims of domestic violence, Gov. Dannel Malloy introduced legislation last week that would require anyone under a temporary restraining order to surrender their firearms and ammunition within 24 hours.

State senators propose gun legislation

Connecticut Senators Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73 and Chris Murphy joined fellow lawmakers last Wednesday to introduce legislation that would revoke the gun industry’s unique protection against civil suits filed by victims of gun violence.

Departures from state outnumber arrivals

More people moved out of Connecticut in 2015 than in the past 10 years, according to a new report published by Indiana-based moving company Atlas Van Lines.

SOM perilous to birds

The 130,000-square-foot glass windows of Evans Hall may be easy on the eyes, but they are hard on birds. When inaugurated in Jan. 2014, the […]

Uber rates down, drivers up in arms

Though Uber users in Connecticut are celebrating recent rate reductions, local Uber drivers have voiced grave concerns about the changes potentially lowering their already meager […]

Racial debates transform “Overheard”

Over the past few weeks, the popular Facebook group “Overheard at Yale” has rapidly transformed from a source of comedic relief to a forum for […]

State minimum wage must rise, report says

The $15 per hour minimum wage — advocated for by progressives across the country — could be too little for Connecticut residents to live on, according to a new report.

Study shows alcohol relapse and cigarette smoking correlation

A recently published Yale-affiliated study may change the way doctors treat alcohol-use disorders in patients who smoke cigarettes.

Connecticut tribes formalize casino partnership

The Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes, rivals for nearly four centuries, convened last week to declare further action against encroaching economic competition: the $800 million casino under construction in nearby Springfield, Massachusetts.