Higher Ed

Young Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your ... Applications

by Allan Appel | Oct 19, 2016 4:15 pm

Allan Appel Photo Devonte Fletcher, who plays the trumpet and is the band’s drum major, wants to be a music/ band teacher—preferably right back at Hillhouse High School in the years to come.

Flutist Iyonna Pottinger is equally passionate about majoring in music education, but wonders whether she should apply at an historically black college or to an in-state school where tuition is less.

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Why #ChangeTheName

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 19, 2016 8:02 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo Should Yale University change the name of Calhoun College?

Adding his voice to a debate that has been raging for over a year, Yale professor and film historian Charlie Musser, director of the five-DVD box set Pioneers of African American Cinema and author of the new Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s, says yes. He came on WNHH radio’s “The Tom Ficklin Show” to discuss why.

Below is a selection of the interview.

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Moat Vote

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 14, 2016 8:27 am | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The Board of Zoning appeals gave Yale University the green light on variances it needs to execute plans for a new $150 million student center and performance center named after an Old Blue hedge funder.

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