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Damaged transformer sparks campus wide power outage


Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor Tamonda Griffiths — Editor-in-Chief At approximately 3:30 p.m. much of the university was left without power. According to a campus wide statement sent out by the Patrick Dilger, director of Integrated Communications & Marketing, the outage was “apparently due to a transformer issue at the intersection of Fitch and Wintergreen.” “The original cause was not us,

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Campus wide power outage delays final exams


Essence Boyd – News Editor Tamonda Griffiths – Editor-in-Chief A campus wide power outage has postponed finals and shut down the university for the remainder of the afternoon. According to a campus alert email, United Illuminating Co. reported that the cause of the university power outage was the result of “a power station going offline.” The power outage also extended to other parts of New Haven and Hamden, according to the email statement. Due

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