Martine Powers
Powers: Just white, and read all over

There aren’t many black student journalists at Yale. We’re talking single digits. During my four years at the News, students of color on the editorial […]

Redemption for the NHPD?

In the spring of 2007, the New Haven Police Department suffered a grave blow to its reputation. Two of its officers were arrested, including the […]

DeStefano reaches out to constituents

As Mayor John DeStefano Jr., in search of his ninth straight term, gears up for the final stretch of his campaign, his re-election staff is […]

Plattus’ flaw is visibility

After 20 months in the Ward 1 aldermanic seat, Rachel Plattus ’09 has drawn — and will even admit to — a major criticism of […]

Jones ’11 prepares for new role

Although four months remain until the official start of his term, Ward 1 aldermanic candidate Mike Jones ’11 is starting to step into his new […]

City Hall memo: Aldermen hope to increase safety in wake of murder

With the media frenzy over the murder of Annie Le GRD ’13, some aldermen are calling for long-term changes in city safety. Ward 23 Alderman […]

Morehead narrowly wins Ward 22 race

By just eight votes, incumbent Greg Morehead won Tuesday’s Democratic primary, beating out Lisa Hopkins and Cordelia Thorpe for the Ward 22 aldermanic seat. Morehead, […]

Unions’ support may influence outcome of aldermanic elections

As the final battle between aldermanic candidates commences in today’s citywide Democratic primary, the clout of Yale unions may help clinch a winner. Yale union […]

Ward 22 race heats up

For Ward 22 aldermanic hopefuls Lisa Hopkins and incumbent Greg Morehead, last night’s candidate forum proved a last-ditch effort to communicate coherent platforms. And they […]

Mayor finally keeps his public school promise

After a year of touting his plans for a city-sponsored college scholarship program, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. has finally established who will receive the first […]

Ward 22 elections turn personal

As the three candidates for the Ward 22 aldermanic seat continue to vie for Yale votes, one thing has become clear: This time, it’s personal. […]