Megan Vaz
Staff Reporter
Megan Vaz is the former city desk editor. She previously covered Yale-New Haven relations and Yale unions, additionally serving as an audience desk staffer.
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VAZ: Why I’ve quit the Yale Daily News

After two years at the Yale Daily News, I have quit my role as a desk editor. I can’t stay silent on the endemic and […]

Exploring the Asian American Student Alliance Night Market

UP CLOSE | “Compounding” pandemics

Among Black and Latino New Haveners, fatal overdoses have skyrocketed during COVID-19

Local bus riders express frustration with return of bus fares

After a year of free bus trips throughout the state, New Haveners — many of whom do not have access to private vehicles — must now pay for rides.

Yale affiliates and New Haveners honored for strengthening city-University relationship at Elm-Ivy Awards

Recipient programs have engaged local students, trained Yalies as mentors and worked to combat food insecurity in the city.

Datahaven report reveals soaring racial, economic, regional disparities in local residents’ general wellbeing

Spanning issues related to life factors like health, housing and access to education, the report aims to mobilize policymakers.

New Haven tenants raise health concerns over living conditions

Several tenants told the News that despite repeated complaints to landlords and Livable City Initiative, nothing was done to address potentially hazardous living situations.

Yale-based hiring initiative hosts Employment Readiness series for job-seeking New Haveners

This week’s job presentation, led by the Cornell Scott Hill Center, was the latest installment in a series of employment information sessions.

City awards $1 million to local organizations as part of Career Pathways Initiative

Recipient programs look to support the city’s youth and young adults through equity-focused education and training.

PROFILE: NHPS assistant superintendent Paul Whyte ’93’s climb up the educational ladder

Whyte brings over three decades of experience as an educator and administrator to his role of assistant superintendent of instructional leadership for New Haven Public Schools.

New Haven mega-landlord fined $1,500 for housing code violations in fourth criminal case since May

As Ocean Management tenants say more must be done to address dismal living conditions, state lawmakers consider quadrupling housing violation fines.