Why I’m Marching

by Sarah Decker | May 22, 2017 10:20 am | Comments (3)

Contributed Photo (Opinion) On Monday morning, I marched in the streets of New Haven with thousands of members of my union and our allies, calling for Yale to begin contract negotiations. Then I put my cap and gown on over my orange union t-shirt, and went to receive my PhD.

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“History Will Judge Yale Harshly”

by Chris Mattei | May 12, 2017 4:48 pm | Comments (10)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Former federal prosecutor Chris Mattei, who’s exploring a run for the 2018 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, submitted the following opinion piece:

While news headlines focus on the pitched struggle to resolve our fiscal crisis in Hartford, there is another important clash over the character of Connecticut taking place along the shoreline, at Yale University in New Haven.

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23 Arrested In Yale Union Protest

by Markeshia Ricks & Lucy Gellman | May 11, 2017 12:35 pm | Comments (42)

Markeshia Ricks Photos The eight Yale graduate students sitting back-to-back in a circle at the intersection of Elm and York streets had a few options: They could do as the officers requested and get out of the street. They could stay and be ticketed. Or like some of their colleagues simultaneously blocking Church and Chapel and at College and Grove streets, they could be taken into custody.

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