Jake Leffew
Contributing Reporter
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“Keep the Body, Take the Mind”

For the first time in more than a decade, a grand jury-reform bill has passed the Connecticut House Judiciary Committee. The subpoena power would open up a new set of tools that prosecutors could use in child sex trafficking cases.

Survey indicates racial disparity

The transition from high school to college can be complicated: students are challenged to find a new social group, adjust to class rigor and manage […]

Savage talks Obama, Bush similarities

When Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Charlie Savage LAW ’03 thought his career was over: Savage had made a name for himself reporting on the lack of transparency in George W. Bush’s administration, and Obama had campaigned on the promise of making government more accountable.

Guyanese poet reads new pieces

About 40 creative writing and English enthusiasts gathered Tuesday evening for a reading in Linsly-Chittenden Hall with poet, novelist and playwright Fred D’Aguiar.

YHHAP provides services to homeless

A steady stream of members of New Haven’s homeless community filed into the interior of The Episcopal Church of St. Paul & St. James Friday, enjoying a brief respite from the morning chill.

Former Yale researcher wins Nobel Prize

Last week, the University added another esteemed alumnus to its list of Nobel Laureates. Aziz Sancar, who studied at Yale as a postgraduate fellow during the late ’70s in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology, was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.