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With Women On Leashes, Video Goes Viral

by Paul Bass | Aug 13, 2014 5:12 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.”

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Carpenters Cry Foul

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (9)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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They Made It

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 30, 2014 3:03 pm | Comments (2)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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The Road From Graduation To College: Paved With Financial Choices

by Liana Teixeira | Jun 24, 2014 8:26 am | Comments (2)

Liana Teixeira Photo 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.

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SCSU Takes Over Gateway’s Long Wharf Campus

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 13, 2014 12:16 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan File Photo 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.

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Yale Preps Lower Dixwell Makeover

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 11, 2014 1:04 pm | Comments (25)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The UPS store near the corner of Dixwell and Goffe is packing up and shipping out.

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College Scholarship Fund Gives $230K To 151 Seniors

by Liana Teixeira | Jun 9, 2014 8:12 am | Comments (4)

Liana Teixeira Photo Until this year, high school senior Rachel Knight had no idea what she wanted to do after graduation.

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“Lost Boy” Finds A Diploma

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 6, 2014 11:35 am | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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Gateway’s Gates Of Opportunity Open

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.

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Hillhouse Grad Imparts Elm City Lesson

by Melissa Bailey | May 9, 2014 4:21 pm | Comments (3)

Melissa Bailey Photo 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.

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Designated Lanes Needed/Traffic Signal longer needed
Sep 1, 2014 11:08 pm
Address: Ella Grasso Blvd And Whalley Ave New Haven, Connecticut
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To Whom it May Concern:My name is Meg, and I am a frequent commuter...

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Join the QEMT Meeting this Tuesday
Sep 1, 2014 10:01 pm
Address: 185 Barnes Avenue New Haven, Connecticut
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The Quinnipiac East Management Team will be holding it's monthly meeting this Tuesday...

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