Vanika Mahesh
Staff Reporter
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Man steals tip jar from Koffee?, sparks conversation about policing at the shop

On Tuesday afternoon, a shoplifting incident occurred at the local New Haven café Koffee? when an individual stole a tip jar and threatened to kill […]

The Koffee? sign on their building
Alders grant Antillean Manor tax abatement

On Monday evening, the Board of Alders voted 21-2 in favor of a 17-year tax abatement for the redevelopment of 31 affordable housing units at […]

Connecticut state senate to deliberate on bill which would establish right to housing

Last month, Connecticut State Sen. and Vice President of the Senate Housing Committee Saud Anwar introduced a bill that would recognize the right to housing […]

Ice the Beef expands to Waterbury as it nears 10-year anniversary

On Dec. 19, Ice the Beef — a New Haven-based nonprofit that aims to curb gun violence — plans to hold a prayer vigil in […]

Three veteran reporters at the NH Register take buyouts

Three veteran reporters at the New Haven Register took buyouts last week, ending their decades-long presence at the paper.  Mary O’Leary, Randall Beach and Joe […]

Former NHPD assistant chief takes over Project Longevity

At the beginning of this month, retired New Haven Police Department Assistant Chief Archie Generoso was appointed the new statewide director of Project Longevity. The […]

Some international students to stay at Yale over winter break

With Thanksgiving break — and the end of students’ time on campus for the fall semester — quickly approaching, most Yalies will say goodbye to […]

NHPD introduces policy to increase officer recruitment

On Oct. 13, the New Haven Police Department introduced a policy that aims to increase the number of police officers in the department. The policy, […]

Jackson Institute and YLS host COVID-19 and migration talk

On Wednesday, the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and the Yale Law School Center for Global and Legal Challenges co-hosted a talk on global migration […]

Rice Pilaf with a Side of Conspiracy: A First Year’s Honest Yale Dining Review

Is this the year of the freshman *negative* 15? A number of students at Yale College certainly seem to think so. From an anonymous Instagram […]

Yale professor Beverly Gage featured in new MLK documentary

History and American studies professor Beverly Gage has lent her expertise on former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation J. Edgar Hoover to the […]