by Joshua Mamis | Nov 4, 2014 11:55 am
Joshua Mamis of the United Way of Greater New Haven sent this report on the most recent Parent University session at Gateway Community College.
Parents and grandparents streamed into Gateway Community College early on Saturday morning. They came to learn and network with other parents. They came to share information. But mostly the roughly 200 participants braved a blustery rain to find out what they could do to help their children succeed.
by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 4, 2014 6:37 am | Comments (5)
Thanks to the bus, Lauren Robinson can commute between Church Street and Whalley Avenue in 20 minutes—but the fare adds up over the school year.
by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 8:24 pm | Comments (30)
From the governor on down, top Connecticut Democrats joined well over 1,000 New Haveners in taking over a block of College Street Tuesday night to jump-start a revival of the quest to unionize Yale’s graduate-student teachers.
by Paul Bass | Aug 13, 2014 4:12 pm | Comments (31)
Two New Haven-born entrepreneurs passed the 100,000-view mark Wednesday—and sparked a national discussion on hip-hop’s portrayal of females—with a break-out video entitled “Walking White Women Through Yale.”
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 7:06 am | Comments (9)
Three days after the state shut down a painting contractor working at Yale, two union carpenters showed up at the site with a huge sign and a demand.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 30, 2014 2:03 pm | Comments (2)
Nearly a year after heading off to Fairfield University as first-generation college students, Solanlly Canas and Chastity Berrios met up back on New Haven Green. They returned home not as dropouts, but as rising sophomores who defied the odds.
by Liana Teixeira | Jun 24, 2014 7:26 am | Comments (2)
First-generation high school graduate Melesio Rodriguez turned his tassel Monday night as he set off for a new challenge at Southern Connecticut State University—avoiding crippling debt in the process.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 13, 2014 11:16 am | Comments (2)
Southern Connecticut State University has taken possession of Gateway Community College’s abandoned Long Wharf property—without a clear plan of what to do with it.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 11, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (25)
The UPS store near the corner of Dixwell and Goffe is packing up and shipping out.
by Liana Teixeira | Jun 9, 2014 7:12 am | Comments (4)
Until this year, high school senior Rachel Knight had no idea what she wanted to do after graduation.