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Silencing Finkelstein is the easy way out

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Students shortchanged by revolving-door professors

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Hurled insults, secret shuttles: life as a “scab”

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Next stop Syria? Bush had better stop fanning the flames

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Dyson laments state of civil rights

State Representative William Dyson did not have a lot of encouragement to offer the Yale College Democrats Monday night. The 14-term representative has been advocating civil rights for over 40 years, since he was arrested in South Carolina for participating in a lunch-counter sit-in. Since then, things have not changed as much as Dyson would […]

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Local residents protest drugs on Rosette St.

Hundreds of New Haven residents held candles and posters aloft on Wednesday, demanding an end to drug dealing and violence on Rosette Street. Led by community organizers from the Amistad Catholic Workers House and Elm City Congregations Organized, the procession circled in front of two different houses which neighbors say serve as home bases for […]

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National frat looks to open Yale chapter

When two recruiters from Sigma Phi Epsilon’s national headquarters arrived at Yale to open a new chapter of the fraternity, they knew just where to look for strapping Yale men to become the first Sigma Phi Epsilon brothers: sororities. “The fact of the matter is a sorority knows the best men on campus,” one of […]

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DeLauro wins seventh term

The gulf between New Haven’s powerful Democratic party and its fledgling Republican counterpart was only as wide as Chapel Street last night. But the two camps might as well have been in different states. By the end of the night, Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro coasted to victory in Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District election. […]

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Activists protest police brutality in West Haven

Braving the frigid autumn air, over 100 people gathered on the West Haven green Monday night to protest police brutality and support the family of Gary “Chris” Tyson, who was killed in a West Haven police chase on September 23, just three weeks after his 18th birthday. Three community groups organized the event in response […]

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Shubert Theater expands focus to include varied programming

When Yale students were asked about the Shubert Theater in a focus group last summer, some of them expressed mild surprise at its recent performances. “They said that when they saw that advertisement in the paper with our logo and then ‘Linda Williams’ they had to look twice,” recalled Anthony Lupinacci, the theater’s director of […]

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Investors: don’t mess with Brazil

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