Janeen Hayat
Connecticut ponders same-sex marriage

Nearly two years ago, the Connecticut House passed bill 5830, making it one of only seven states to allow same-sex adoption. Now, if same-gender rights […]

Yalies turn to yoga to combat stress, fat

The stress isn’t holding on to you, you are holding on to it. This is what Maureen McGuire, a yoga instructor, wants her class to […]

Social pressure drives Yale students to exercise

Like innumerable other Yale women, she takes a seat in the sterile room, which smells vaguely of cleaning solution, and anxiously thumbs through an old […]

Stretching the truth to get into top classes

Some people will do anything to get that last coveted seat at the seminar table. “I said that I played King Lear and Hamlet in […]

Pakistani diplomat talks about U.S. partnership

As Shamshed Ahmad stood before members of the Yale Political Union Tuesday, he faced a sea of skeptical faces. “I cannot resist mentioning that when […]

How Yale came out of the old Ivy closet

When Yale professor Charles Porter came out at age 60, few people were surprised. “I knew I was gay,” Porter said. “But I didn’t know […]

Needle program defies its critics

You can learn a lot from an ex-convict with a bucket of dirty needles. This, after more than 10 years, is what New Haven scientists […]

CIA comes to Yale in search of new recruits

I-banking just isn’t as attractive as it used to be. Some Yalies may forgo that analyst position with Goldman Sachs for an analyst position somewhere […]

River Street to undergo facelift

If the New Haven Development Commission gets its way, River Street will soon be getting a facelift. The $14 million proposal to redevelop the neglected […]

Deadline looms for many on the city’s welfare rolls

For hundreds of New Haven families, the only thing left to do is wait. Beginning Monday, hundreds of New Haven residents will no longer be […]

Terror acts elicit calls for profs’ opinions

The life of Yale history professor Ted Bromund took a turn for the bizarre last week as he found himself being questioned about international security […]