Valerie Pavilonis
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
Graslie discusses curiosity and internet fame

YouTube star Emily Graslie discussed “The Power of Curiosity” — the topic responsible for her rise to fame among students and science enthusiasts alike — […]

FENCING: Yale fencers dominate at Brandeis

The men’s and women’s fencing teams slashed and stabbed their way to victory at the Brandeis Invitational on Sunday. Though the Elis faced fierce competition, […]

A (Sort of) Love Letter

Eds: This essay references topics related to suicide and self-harm. It’s strange how one person’s empty locker 800 miles away can make you cry. Because […]

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY: Masterson takes 59th at Nationals

Over Thanksgiving Break, Yale women’s cross country captain Andrea Masterson ’19 traveled to Madison, Wisconsin to race solo at the NCAA National Championships on Nov. […]

NHPS Committee meets to discuss religious holidays in academic calendar

The New Haven Public Schools Governance Committee met Monday to discuss the celebration of religious holidays included in the academic calendar, focusing specifically on the […]

Board of Education votes to renew charter

Amid loud cheers from families and staff members, the New Haven Board of Education voted to renew the Elm City Montessori School’s charter at a […]

City looks to fund other post-employment benefits

As New Haven faces crippling debt and spending controversies, funding for employees’ other post-employment benefits, or OPEBs, is causing another headache for city officials. OPEBs […]

Unproven furlough rumors spread around school district

Tensions were high at the New Haven Board of Education meeting on Tuesday as rumors of forced furloughs made their way around the district. During […]

Despite heart conditions, individuals ride roller coasters, study finds

Seeking thrills may sound like part and parcel of a young person’s life, but sometimes screaming on a roller coaster can have a frightening effect: […]

David Frum ’82 talks immigration policy

David Frum ’82, a senior editor at The Atlantic and an outspoken conservative critic of President Donald Trump, visited Davenport on Monday to discuss American […]

CROSS COUNTRY: Women take 3rd at Regionals

This Friday, the Yale men’s and women’s cross country teams embarked on their final meet of the season at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships. Despite […]