Michelle Hackman
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
Along for the ride

It wasn’t working for Skylar Thompson, none of it. Not her parents’ relationship, not her friends at elementary school, not Vyvanse, the daily medication her […]

Invisible: Disability at Yale

I have always felt profoundly uncomfortable with overtly identifying myself as a person with a disability, no matter how visible it may be. I never dreamed, in all my time at Yale, that I would ever author the words you are now reading.

Sequester squeezes scientists

Six months after the sequester slashed the budgets of national science organizations, Yale’s scientists say they are feeling a tangible impact.

CT lawmakers favor diplomacy in Syria

Connecticut’s congressional delegation, skeptical of President Barack Obama’s planned military strike against Syria, welcomed his proposal to delay a Senate vote on the strike.

Elicker dominates Yale’s Ward 1

Despite Toni Harp’s ARC ’72 overwhelming victory in Tuesday’s Democratic mayoral primary, Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 decisively won over Ward 1’s Yale voters.

2014 gubernatorial race gets underway

The contest to win the Connecticut governor’s mansion in 2014 has begun, and the race is wide open.

Use of child mental health care services varies between school districts

Though Connecticut has one of the most robust child mental health care systems in the nation, many of the state’s services are underused.

CT medical marijuana regulations approved

A 14-member legislative panel approved regulations for the sale of medical marijuana Tuesday evening.

Plane crashes into East Haven home, kills at least four

A mini plane carrying at least two passengers crashed into an East Haven home Friday morning en route to Tweed-New Haven Airport, according to The New Haven […]

New Haven man attacks occupant of off-campus apartment

A New Haven resident broke into a University-owned, off-campus apartment on Edgewood Avenue near Park Street and assaulted one of its occupants late Friday afternoon, according to a […]

S&P downgrades city bond rating to BBB+

Standard & Poors’s, one of the nation’s three bond ratings agencies, announced on Thursday that it has downgraded New Haven’s bond rating to BBB+ from A-. The […]