Scores show achievement gap

Even though Connecticut’s schools scored above the national average in a recent math and reading test, the results revealed the lingering presence of a racial and ethnic achievement gap in Connecticut schools, the New Haven Register reported Wednesday. Recent reports, filed by Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN) assigned grades to the schools, based on […]

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Residents discuss route 34

New Havenites welcomed the beginning of the end of the Route 34 connector, separating the North and South regions of the city, at a meeting Tuesday, but were wary of what will replace the six lanes of concrete. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”5536″ ] Kelly Murphy, deputy mayor of economic development, introduced the project, which will replace Route […]

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HOCKEY | Cahill back on Yale ice

After spending last year in Reims, France playing on the city’s club hockey team, forward Chris Cahill ’11 is back at the Whale for the Bulldogs, and he’s been making an impact. In his senior campaign, the forward has already shown he is ready for ECAC competition with both his physicality and point-scoring prowess, debuting […]

Boutique offers free yoga classes

If high-quality sweatpants and tank tops were not enough to attract the Yale masses to the newly opened boutique on Crown Street, lululemon athletica is now offering free yoga classes. The boutique sells upscale yoga-wear for men and women and opened at the end of May. Manager Allison Bradley said the Hew Haven location is […]

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Eco-friendly volunteer events draws 100

About 100 members of the New Haven and Yale communitiesgathered Sunday afternoonon the New Haven Green for Work New Haven, an event to promote climate change awareness and educate the public about hands-on ways to get involved. Attendees gathered to work on a variety of sustainable and eco-friendly projects with New Haven and Yale organizations. […]

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TENNIS | Tough trip to Tulsa for tennis team

Three members of the Yale men’s tennis team participated in the All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla.,over the week, sustaining difficult losses against the nation’s top collegiate players. John Huang ’13, the only Yalie to have entered the singles tournament, lost Monday to Matteo Fago of the Tennessee Volunteers. The doubles team of Erik Blumenkranz ’12 […]

Professor speaks out about violence

Sociology professor Elijah Andersonshared firsthand reports on social isolation and the cycle of violence in the inner city in William L. Harkness Hall on Friday. At the talk, Anderson shared observations from over 30 years of work observing inner-city life. “Not a day goes by [that you can’t]pick up the paper and see four or […]

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M. TENNIS | Elis dominate at USTA Invitational

Playing in Flushing, N.Y., on the grounds of the U.S. Open, the men’s tennis team dominated the USTA Invitational over the weekend, claiming two singles titles as well as a victory in doubles. Daniel Hoffman ’13 won the top flight of the singles tournament and paired with Marc Powers ’13 to secure the doubles title […]

M. TENNIS | Powers ’13 and Brook ’12 shine as tennis teams begin season

The men’s tennis team gave the new freshman class a taste of Ivy League competition, while the women’s team tested its mettle versus powerhouse state schools Georgia and Georgia Tech as both squads launched their seasons this past weekend. Marc Powers ’13 and the freshman doubles team of Tommy Ratchford ’14 and Zachary Dean ’14 […]