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Will The “New Aristocrats” Broker The Deal?

by Staff | May 25, 2015 9:19 am | Comments (10)

William K. Sacco Photo In a commencement speech with resonance for the entire country, New Haven’s latest wave of budding “1 percenters” were sent off with congratulations—and a sobering perspective on how the bid to create a meritocracy in higher education has unintentionally created a “new aristocracy.”

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Co-Op Grad Scores Backstage “Matilda” Role

by Allan Appel | May 11, 2015 1:06 pm

Allan Appel Photo Never in her life had Rachel Zwick gone into Home Depot—or any store—to buy a five-sixteenths combo wrench or five-inch floppy disks for sanders.

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GESO Delivers Grievances To Yale Provost

by Aliyya Swaby | May 5, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (21)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Hundreds of Yale grad students and union members marched to the university provost’s office to deliver a 200-foot-long petition demanding the right to negotiate on mental health benefits, racial and gender equity and funding security.

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The College Lowdown

by Staff | Feb 24, 2015 1:00 pm | Comments (2)

Paul Bass PhotoForty-five New Haven high-school students on a winter vacation-week tour of college campuses—organized by their employer, the academics and athletics agency LEAP—spent their final day at Old Dominion and Hampton universities. Two students wrote in about what they learned.

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Richmond Wows New Haven

by Staff | Feb 23, 2015 1:13 pm

Attention University of Richmond: Expect to hear an up-and-coming student from New Haven knocking on your door.

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College Tour LEAPs To D.C.

by Staff | Feb 20, 2015 9:36 am | Comments (1)

Contributed Photos While blocks away politicians debated laws, dozens of New Haven high-school students debated where they should attend college.

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She Has No Time To Fail

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 18, 2015 5:39 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Jade Pearson found a way to juggle two part-time service jobs with college classes, and come out with a degree.

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LEAP College Tour Hits Widener, Coppin State

by Staff | Feb 18, 2015 12:48 pm

A campus club director had advice for the traveling students: “You’re the author. You’re the finisher. You’re the artist. You color it. You shape it.”

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“Snowball” Heats Up Fair Haven

by Allan Appel | Feb 9, 2015 9:30 am | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo The Southern Connecticut State University Fighting Owl T-shirts hung big on the shoulders of (in the front row) little Samia Virga, Alberto Cosme, and Melanie Peralta.

That was precisely the point: To grow into them.

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The Cop Was Black

by Staff | Jan 27, 2015 4:40 pm | Comments (55)

The Yale cop who pulled a gun on an African-American undergraduate and forced him to the ground—because he allegedly matched the description of a burglar who was later caught—is African-American himself.

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Motor cycles in park
May 29, 2015 5:51 pm
Address: Edgewood Park Trails New Haven, CT
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Atvs on trail parallel to Yale ave

(EONP) Poplar St.
May 29, 2015 5:44 pm
Address: Poplar Street New Haven, CT 06513, USA
Rating: 2

There will be an Emergency Order No Parking ban on Thursday, May 28th on the odd side of...

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