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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by Paul Bass | Nov 3, 2016 7:10 am | Comments (3)
At Photo Booth Day, art student Jenny Tang memorialized a message about democracy.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 1, 2016 11:04 am | Comments (2)
A Black Student Union march headed to the office of the new university president, who was busy in a staff meeting.
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by Michelle Liu | Oct 28, 2016 7:00 pm | Comments (9)
Months after he smashed a slavery-themed window in Yale’s Calhoun College with a broom, cafeteria worker Corey Menafee stepped away from his job during a 30-minute break on Friday to return the favor for those who helped him regain that job this summer.
Continue reading ‘Corey Menafee Joins Rename-Calhoun Cause’
by Allan Appel | Oct 19, 2016 3:15 pm
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.
Continue reading ‘Young Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your ... Applications’