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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Sen. Chris Murphy endorses Elicker

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy endorsed Democratic nominee for mayor Justin Elicker SOM ’10 FES ’10 on Thursday at a joint event hosted by an upcoming […]

Grassroots organizers push Harp reelection

An appreciation event for Mayor Toni Harp quickly turned into a rallying cry to reelect the incumbent on Wednesday evening as Harp supporters encouraged attendees […]

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Alders vote on fire contract

New Haven’s Board of Alders approved a new six-year contract with the Elm City’s fire union on Monday after a series of extended negotiations on […]

ULA rallies for sanctuary city law

Around 50 organizers representing the immigrants’ rights group Unidad Latina en Acción (ULA) rallied on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday and demanded that […]

Looking at Yale’s two wards

When Yale officially opened Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray colleges in the fall of 2017, the University changed more than its campus life — it […]

What’s next for the Elicker campaign

Five weeks out from the general election, Democratic nominee for mayor Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 is focusing his campaign efforts on reaching out […]

Elicker talks Yale student engagement at YPU

Democratic nominee for mayor Justin Elicker FES ‘10 SOM ‘10 joined the Yale Political Union on Tuesday evening for a debate about the role of […]

Harp suspends reelection campaign

Two weeks after losing the Democratic nomination for mayor to challenger Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10, three-term incumbent Mayor Toni Harp officially suspended her […]

Sabin gears up for general election

Six weeks out from New Haven’s general election, Ward 1 hopeful Eli Sabin ’22 is building a campaign on alleviating poverty and improving civic engagement […]

Looking back: When Yale students couldn’t vote

The history of co-education at Yale

In 1969, Yale College opened its doors to female students for the first time. But when these women first walked onto campus, they were in […]