Yash Roy
Staff Reporter
Yash Roy covered City Hall and State Politics for the News. He also served as a Production & Design editor, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion chair for the News. Originally from Princeton, New Jersey, he is a '25 in Timothy Dwight College majoring in Global Affairs.
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New Haven braces for six inches of snow from Winter Storm Piper

40 snow-plowing vehicles were deployed to clear city roads quickly through Monday night.

Police make arrests after drive-by shooting behind Science Hill forces 10 schools into lockdown

New Haven police tracked down the two cars they suspect were involved and arrested three men in connection with the shooting.

Student hit by vehicle at York-Elm intersection hospitalized for injuries

The 18-year-old student was crossing the intersection during a green light late Saturday night, according to New Haven police, when she was struck by a pick-up truck.

Hartford Inspector General Liam Brennan makes mayoral campaign official

The Yale Law School grad and former Department of Justice corruption prosecutor has launched a campaign focused on criminal justice reform and expanding housing access.

Mayoral candidate protests outside City Hall as alders confirm BOE nomination

Tom Goldenberg has called on the Board of Alders to vote down all BOE nominations until NHPS makes clear commitments to transparency, accountability and rigor.

Three-year New Haven Federation of Teachers contract ratified by Board of Alders

After close to a year of negotiating, NHFT has won a 15 percent pay raise over the next three years .

Major Connecticut city mayors issue gun control recommendations for repeat offenders

Alongside Governor Ned Lamont who has made lowering gun violence in the state a priority, municipal leaders and gun control advocates presented a 10-point proposal to lower gun crimes in Connecticut at the state Capitol.

Paul McCartney recounts a life of songwriting at talk on campus

Paul McCartney said “Hey Bulldog” at a talk in Woolsey Hall on Thursday night.

Diyanet Mosque and Brick Oven rally New Haveners to support Turkish and Syrian earthquake victims

After a devastating earthquake near the Turkish-Syrian border, New Haveners are stepping up to send more than $20,000 in relief to affected nations.

City leaders call for more elected members on Board of Education

New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker opposes the proposed changes to the Board of Education’s membership, while other elected officials in the city have begun to speak up in support of them.

YaleConnect crashes after Yalies “overwhelm” system for Paul McCartney tickets

McCartney is coming to campus next Thursday to speak about his recent book in Woolsey Hall.