Bone marrow drive, divestment sit-in converge on Beinecke Plaza

An annual drive to aid cancer treatments and a sit-in for Yale divestment from arms manufacturers were among the causes promoted on the central plaza on Wednesday.

East Haven and Save the Sound appeal FAA findings on Tweed’s environmental impact

East Haven and Save the Sound have raised concerns about the environmental impacts of the expansion of the Tweed New Haven Airport after the FAA’s Finding of No Significant Impact.

Elena’s Light non-profit continues to improve the lives of refugees

In Farsi, the name “Elena” means “light.” When Fereshteh Ganjavi created the refugee activist organization Elena’s Light, she named it after her daughter.

City, University infrastructure overwhelmed with month’s worth of rain over eight hours

Since Tuesday at midnight, the city of New Haven received five inches of rain. The storm affected libraries, classrooms and residential colleges across Yale and […]

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Wooster Square sees thousands attend 47th annual Cherry Blossom Festival

When residents arrived in Wooster Square on Sunday afternoon for the city’s 47th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, they saw very little pink. Most of the […]

Humans of New Haven: Charting the skies with Ernest Saunders III

52-year-old Ernest Saunders III has seen the world from both its hollowing depths and soaring heights — literally and metaphorically.

GreenSkills program provides street trees, second chances

William Tisdale arrived at Gateway Community College early on a Tuesday morning to plant trees. The job was strenuous and the weather was rainy, but […]

“If your neighbor is hungry”: The tenacity of Nieda Abbas

Abbas was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq and was one of ten children in her family. From a young age, she wanted to support […]

Boys & Girls Club of New Haven unveils new art space

On Thursday afternoon, the Boys & Girls Club of New Haven held a ribbon cutting and tour of its newly completed art space, which was […]

“What is the city for?”: Protesters condemn New Haven’s current housing budget

On Saturday morning, the voices of New Haven protesters rang out in front of City Hall as they demanded $62.5 million to address the city’s […]

Rock to Rock launch party highlights community activism

On Saturday afternoon, a party of activists, organizers and cyclists populated the usually empty Koffee? outback. Their chatter and laughter thickened as their shadows lengthened […]