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Interview with Ra Ra Riot’s Rebecca Zeller

Elissa Sanci

October 16, 2013

Filed under Global News, Local

Ra Ra Riot, an indie rock band, started off at Syracuse University in 2006. Shortly after their creation, the band moved to New Haven to get their start. Nearly eight year later, they’re back; Ra Ra Riot performed at the Center Church on the Green in downtown New Haven Saturday Oct. 12. Before the sho...

A New Physical Ability Test for Potential Firefighters

Samantha Mathewson

February 20, 2013

Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, University of New Haven

The University of New Haven’s fire science program provides an advanced technical background for students, but are they not preparing them enough? Although the city says it has no plan on following through with a new measure...

College of Crime Fighting

Katerina Sperl

February 14, 2013

Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, University of New Haven

The education level of police is constantly changing. A couple of decades ago, few police officers ever attended college. Today, the large amounts of criminal justice majors contribute to having more disciplined, obedient units....

Yale Invests $100,000 in West Haven Schools

Kerri Zbodula

December 5, 2012

Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, University of New Haven

Yale University in New Haven, Conn., made the decision that they want to help contribute to nearby schools to improve local education. They announced on Tuesday that they would invest $100,000 in West Haven public schools. West...

Shelter Believes Help from Churches could “Rid” City of Homelessness

Sara J Dufort

November 28, 2012

Filed under Local, University of New Haven

In any city, there are citizens that are homeless and looking for a place to stay warm during the coldest months of the year. It is a problem that plagues every urban area, as there is never enough space or beds to accommodate...

Obama Enlisting A-List to Act as Surrogates

The Associated Press

November 7, 2012

Filed under Local

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama is counting on former President Bill Clinton and Bruce Springsteen, top surrogates for his campaign, to carry his message. But he also has enlisted an army of A-list performers and public...

It’s Time for Women to Take Charge!

Jenn Harrington

October 24, 2012

Filed under Local

Yale’s World Fellows Program hosted a panel, “How to Nurture Women Leaders: A Global Conversation,” at Yale university on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to discuss the need for women to adopt leadership roles in the economy and public...

New Haven Fed Up With Violence in the City

Lesha Daley

October 24, 2012

Filed under Local

New Haven residents are outraged with the escalating violent activity that is happening in their neighborhoods every day. The recent shooting of a toddler in the middle of the afternoon has infuriated the city’s citizens,...

New Boathouse Aims to Revitalize New Haven Harbor

Samantha Mathewson

October 17, 2012

Filed under Campus News and Events, Local, University of New Haven

In 1843, the first collegiate crew organization in the United States was created by a group of Yale students, and competitive rowing soon became a fundamental part of New Haven’s culture. The George Adee boathouse was built for the ...

West Haven Drug Bust: $3 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized

Kerri Zbodula

October 17, 2012

Filed under Local

Early this month, authorities detained 360 pounds of marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars worth of growth equipment in West Haven, Conn. Police had achieved a search and seizure warrant on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for an apartment...

The Vice Presidential Face-Off

Ana Abraham

October 17, 2012

Filed under Local, U.S. News

With the 2012 presidential election literally just weeks away, the American public faces a very important choice between two very different men. The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and his GOP challenger...

Walking For a Cure

Cara Petitti

October 10, 2012

Filed under Health, Local, Science & Technology

Thousands arrived at Lighthouse Point Park in New Haven last Sunday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease. The New Haven walk, along with numerous other walks throughout Connecticut, marked the close...

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