Nati Tesfaye
Contributing Reporter
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New Haven’s mayoral candidates disagree over economic policy

As this year’s mayoral race heats up, the candidates are hoping to sell their economic visions to voters in the face of a housing crisis and rising cost of living.

Seven days of rallies highlight wrongful convictions in New Haven

Gaylord Salters led the “7 Days of Truth with Proof” series of rallies to raise awareness on wrongful convictions and mass incarceration in mid-June.

Negrón leaked as NHPS superintendent pick ahead of Wednesday confirmation vote

Board of Education member Darnell Goldson released the name of the Superintendent two days before other members of the board planned to publicly announce the appointment.

Elicker bulldozes Ella T. Grasso Boulevard tent city

Mayoral candidates and elected officials have accused Elicker of “mismanagement” after the demolition of the tent city off of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard.

New Haven’s unhoused population endures a winter with decreased shelter capacity

As waitlists for shelter beds grow, people experiencing homelessness turn to warming centers and tent cities as alternative means of surviving the cold.

Youth housing service Y2Y New Haven plans expansion to new site

With plans in the works for a new building on Grand Avenue, the student-led unhoused youth services nonprofit is aiming to ramp up its service efforts.

Lawmakers propose bills to protect Connecticut tenants unions

Amid an increase in tenants unions across the state, lawmakers have begun drafting bills to help unions gain protection and government recognition.

City leaders hope to alleviate affordable housing crisis in 2023

With a shortage of housing units and skyrocketing prices, New Haveners currently face an affordable housing crisis.

Chabad at Yale holds menorah lighting

Students gathered to commemorate the first night of Hanukkah with a ceremony at Beinecke Plaza on Dec. 18.

Yale Votes hosts panel on state of American democracy

Members of the Yale community gathered at the Afro-American Cultural Center to hear from a special panel on the state of American democracy on Nov. 9.

House director Timeica E. Bethel-Macaire talks new role during Trumbull College Tea

The director of the Afro-American Cultural Center described her own experiences as a student and her plans for the academic year.