Marek Ramilo
Staff Reporter
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Back in the spotlight.

It hasn’t been long since Lupita Nyong’o DRA ’12 completely captured the attention of the entertainment industry. Still, it has been long enough to make her latest surge something of a comeback. For her work in an upcoming New York production of “Eclipsed,” in which she performed as a Yalie in 2009, Nyong’o was the subject of profiles in both The New York Times and The New Yorker published online Wednesday.

Yale Security considers union switch

With the expiration of its current labor contract looming, the Yale Security Department is facing internal division over a potential union change.

City leaders reaffirm support for YouthStat

Flanked by leaders from New Haven’s police, fire, education and parks departments, Mayor Toni Harp reflected on the success of the city’s antiviolence youth programs over the past year in a Tuesday afternoon press conference.

iPhone 6 draws brawl on Broadway

Three days after the iPhone 6’s much-anticipated release, tensions between customers in line at the Apple Store on 65 Broadway Ave. boiled over into a brawl on Monday morning.

Alders Ask Project Longevity for Data

New Haven’s Board of Alders convened a hearing on Tuesday to ask leaders of Project Longevity, a statewide anti-gang violence program, to produce efficacy data before the Board provides the program additional support.

Two development projects negotiated in downtown

Negotiations between the city and a prominent real estate developer over two separate downtown properties could simultaneously create retail space and expand facilities for a local media company.

Report shows racial profiling in YPD, NHPD

Traffic stop data, which is aggregated by police statewide, have been released to inform effective police protocol and investigate the incidence of racial profiling in Connecticut.

Police departments begin recruiting push

Both the New Haven and Yale police departments have launched their fall community outreach programs, with the goals of engaging, educating and recruiting local citizens.

Antiviolence program gains funding, loses leader

With its New Haven coordinator set to resign his post, Project Longevity rallied behind an announcement that the state would back it with a revised, million-dollar budget line this year.

YPD named among military equipment holders

Blumenthal and Murphy met in the Elm City to review military surplus policy initiatives.

Class of 2018: Freshman Survey

In early August, before freshman move-in day, the News issued a 33– question survey to members of the class of 2018. Six hundred and twenty–three freshmen responded, sharing their backgrounds and aspirations for the bright college years ahead of them. The results are presented here.