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How Harvard Drove a Wedge Into Football

Terry Jeffrey, This story starts with the equally ineffective intelligence and counterintelligence activities of the Yale and Harvard football teams of the early 1890s. Agents from Yale were suspected to be lurking in a Cambridge cemetery near the Harvard practice field. Harvard responded by building a great big beautiful wall — or, rather, a higher

University of New Haven Disinvites Sheriff David Clarke From Speaking

Katie Pavlich, Here we go again. Another conservative speaker has been disinvited from speaking at a “tolerant” progressive university. This time, it’s Milwaulkee County Sheriff David Clarke.  Clarke, who was initially invited by the University of New Haven to give a talk about forensics (after all, he works in law enforcement), has been disinvited because

Officials declare health emergency in Connecticut city after string of overdoses

Officials in a Connecticut city said Thursday they are experiencing a major public health crisis after more than 20 overdoes were reported, including two fatal cases. New Haven health officials told WTNH-TV that they activated the emergency notification system to warn residents about the tainted life-threatening heroin on the streets. According to the New Haven

Florida Gov. Rick Scott tries to court Yale University

Florida Gov. Rick Scott officially urged Yale University – one of the country’s most prestigious institutions – to move from Connecticut to the Sunshine State Tuesday. Scott said the Ivy League school should become part of a tax revolt and flee Connecticut and move its more than 12,000 students and 4,000 professors to Florida. “That