NHPS discusses standardized testing

New Haven Public Schools will switch to the new Smarter Balanced standardized testing system in two years.

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Activist challenges social perceptions of autism

For Lydia Brown, autism is not a deficiency to be cured — it is a concrete part of her identity. Brown, who is an autistic and multiply-disabled disability rights activist, as well as a student at Georgetown University, spoke to roughly 20 students and community members at a Saybrook Master’s Tea on Monday afternoon. She […]

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Eid Banquet celebrates Muslim tradition and responsibility

Over 500 students and faculty members crowded into Commons on Tuesday night for a dinner in celebration of the Muslim holiday Eid-al-Adha.

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Health insurance rates for youths rise

Following the opening of Connecticut’s healthcare exchange under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more of the state’s young adults have enrolled in healthcare plans.

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Yale Station looks to combat early-semester delays

In response to the complaints during the past few weeks, Yale Station has made several new changes to ensure it will operate without major delays.

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Yale-New Haven joins legal partnership for children advocacy

Children in Yale-New Haven Hospital now have access to better legal support through a new state-based nonprofit for children advocacy.

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Yale station faces continued delays

Despite the Yale Station post office’s efforts for improvement, students have been dissatisfied with its service during the busy opening weeks of school.

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In last lecture, Kagan stresses the liberal arts

All students must study literature, philosophy and history, according to retiring professor of classics and history Donald Kagan.

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Board of Education to continue superintendent search

Board members agreed that they cannot wait until the new mayor is elected in November to choose who will replace outgoing Superintendent Reginald Mayo.

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NAACP leader discusses city inequality

Apartheid exists in New Haven, according to James Rawlings, the president of the Greater New Haven branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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Steitz to receive Connecticut Medal of Science

Thomas Steitz, Sterling Professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, will be awarded the 2013 Connecticut Medal of Science, an award given to scientists who have made significant scientific achievement crucial to the state’s social well-being and economy. Steitz, the 2009 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry, is known for his study of the structure and function […]

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Bone marrow registration drive registers 847

A total of 847 potential donors registered at the fifth annual Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive, which was held outside Commons on Thursday. The drive, which is named after Yale women’s ice hockey player Mandi Schwartz ’11, who passed away after a two-year battle with cancer, registered about 300 more than last year’s effort, […]

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