Mackenzie Hawkins
Staff Reporter
Mackenzie is the editor in chief and president of the Managing Board of 2022. She previously covered City Hall for the News, including the 2019 mayoral race and New Haven's early pandemic response. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she is a junior in Trumbull College studying ethics, politics and economics.
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Mayoral campaign in review

Today, New Haven residents will make a choice between two candidates with storied careers in the Elm City: three-term incumbent Mayor Toni Harp and former […]

Forty march for Harp reelection

Supporters of Mayor Toni Harp shut down Dixwell Avenue and marched to City Hall on Saturday, chanting “one city, 1C” and calling for the reelection […]

Strangers: Coffee and Campaigning with Eli Sabin ’22

Ever walk past a stranger on the paths of Cross Campus and wonder, “Who? Who are you?” Weekend does. Everyone at Yale has a story. […]

Elicker hosts unity fundraiser with Alder Furlow

Just a week prior to the general election, Democratic nominee for mayor Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 hosted a fundraiser on Tuesday with Ward […]

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Yale Dems endorse Sabin ’22 for Ward 1

The Yale College Democrats on Sunday endorsed Eli Sabin ’22, who is running against Republican Chris Marcisz to represent the overwhelmingly-Yale Ward 1 on the […]

New Haven Register endorses Elicker for mayor

The New Haven Register’s editorial board — after previously endorsing Mayor Toni Harp’s primary election bid for a fourth term in the Elm City’s top […]

Campaigns clash over finance

As the race for the Elm City’s top office nears, campaign teams for Democratic Nominee Justin Elicker SOM ’10 FES ’10 and three-term incumbent Mayor […]

Marcisz runs for Ward 1 alder

As the city’s general election draws closer, Republican candidate Chris Marcisz is campaigning to represent the overwhelmingly-Yale Ward 1 on the Board of Alders, New […]

Community rallies for New Haven student detained by ICE

Outraged members of the New Haven community gathered on the steps of City Hall on Sunday to rally for Mario Aguilar Castañon, a Wilbur Cross […]

Dems stump for Elicker, Harp back in the race

On Sunday afternoon, Gov. Ned Lamont, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and a host of state and local officials and community leaders crowded into 161 Whalley Ave. […]

People’s Campaign rallies for Harp

With three weeks remaining until the Nov. 5 election, the People’s Campaign — an independent, grassroots effort to reelect Mayor Toni Harp — is ramping […]