by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 8:06 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 3:03 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 8:26 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 12:16 pm | 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 1:04 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 8:12 am | Comments (4)
Until this year, high school senior Rachel Knight had no idea what she wanted to do after graduation.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 6, 2014 11:35 am | Comments (3)
James Kok arrived in New Haven as a refugee from South Sudan, without knowing a word of English or ever having attended school. After a long road with many obstacles, he walked on stage with a cap and gown.
by Meagan Jordan | May 23, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (3)
After she lost her job to a corporate relocation, Debra Bagni got a second chance, and took it.
by Melissa Bailey | May 9, 2014 4:21 pm | Comments (3)
NEW YORK—Six years after leaving public housing in Westville Manor, Toddchelle Young prepared to wrap up a master’s degree at Columbia—by leading a lesson on a groundbreaking immigration policy hatched in her hometown.
by Staff | May 1, 2014 8:35 am | Comments (23)
Graduate-student employees marched through the rain Wednesday to take up some unfinished business with Yale’s new president.