by Michelle Liu, Paul Bass & Lucy Gellman | Jan 19, 2017 10:24 am | Comments (13)
The crowd at the Shubert Theater Wednesday night extended the run of a popular local drama — Labor Peace Comes To Yale — by five years, as workers unanimously approved a new contract with increased job security, preserved medical and pension benefits, and modest wage increases.
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by Paul Bass | Jan 12, 2017 8:05 am | Comments (5)
It appears 2017 is starting out as a year of labor peace in New Haven, as Yale University and its unions reached a tentative deal on a new five-year contract.
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by Josiah Brown | Jan 11, 2017 11:37 am
New Haven Public School teachers and Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute seminar leaders — members of the Yale faculty — gathered to discuss the program’s seminars, application process, and curricular and professional development opportunities.
The following account was contributed by the program’s Josiah Brown.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 23, 2016 1:50 pm | Comments (40)
At first, Uncle Milton thought Corey Menafee was a “dumbass” for losing his steady Yale dining hall job by smashing a small stained-glass window depicting slaves picking cotton.
He had no idea Menafee was about to become a celebrity. Or that one unpremeditated action would reverse the decision of a $25 billion-endowed university and lead some of its leading minds to devise an intellectual framework to help campuses across the country tackle racial controversy.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 2, 2016 10:03 am | Comments (9)
A panel of historians has given Yale a scholarly basis for renaming a residential college named after a leading slavery advocate if it chooses to— while stopping short of recommending that it actually do so.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 1, 2016 8:10 am | Comments (4)
As union contract negotiations intensified at Yale, hundreds of workers jammed City Hall’s atrium to demonstrate their strength — and held their fire at the university.
Could that mean labor peace is returning to New Haven’s largest employer?
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by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 19, 2016 5:55 pm | Comments (17)
Yale University President Peter Salovey got a special delivery of a basket full of Thanksgiving “protest” goodies from activists seeking to change the name of Calhoun College.
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by Michelle Liu | Nov 17, 2016 1:22 pm | Comments (2)
With a clock ticking down on negotiations on a new contract, hundreds of unionized Yale clerical and technical workers marched to the university president’s doorstep Wednesday evening.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 16, 2016 6:50 pm | Comments (20)
An undocumented immigrant stepped out of the shadows Wednesday afternoon and on top of the Maya Lin “Women’s Table” sculpture to urge a crowd of supporters to make Yale one of many “sanctuary campuses” across the country.
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by Betsy Kim | Nov 10, 2016 1:36 pm | Comments (12)
After enduring a Trumpian-inspired assault of “kike” and “fag” tweets, Newsweek senior writer Kurt Eichenwald might have reason to disparage die-hard followers of America’s next president.
Instead, he urged a blue (in two senses of the word) New Haven audience gathered for a post-election reckoning to move beyond dismissive stereotypes.
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