Harries begins listening tour

Garth Harries ’95 felt that to know him, his audience had to know what he believed in. “I believe that children want to rise,” said Harries, who was appointed superintendent of New Haven Public Schools this summer. “That’s what they do, that is what human instinct is — it’s to be better tomorrow than you […]

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Report highlights youth joblessness

Although Connecticut has experienced mild job recovery, the recession continues to hinder the state’s job-seeking youth from finding employment

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Yale awarded InterAsian grant

Twelve years ago, Helen Siu founded a tiny intercultural studies program in Hong Kong. At Yale, she will now head a half-million-dollar program to connect Asian scholars across the world.

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City departments pitch budget plans

The Board of Aldermen’s Finance Committee met Thursday night to review budget appropriations for 13 city offices and services.

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Something electronica this way comes

This weekend, Shakespeare’s King of Scotland will sing over electronica.

Culture

Hausladen urges real estate investment

When thinking back on the construction of the 360 State St. apartment complex completed in 2010, Ward 7 Alderman Doug Hausladen ’04 said he had an “ah-ha! moment” for a new, progressive city investment strategy.

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Students protest Tyga for Harvard Yardfest

More than 1,400 people have signed an online petition calling on the Harvard Office of Student Life to cancel Tyga’s scheduled appearance at the school’s annual spring concert Yardfest. The petition, which was launched last night, called the artist misogynistic and said Harvard should not give a stage to “music that promotes sexism and rape […]

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Surveys detail neighborhood health

Residents of some New Haven neighborhoods tend to report poorer health on average than residents of Connecticut or the United States.

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Sen. Rob Portman announces support for same-sex marriage

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio announced on Thursday that he supports same-sex marriage after reassessing the issue when his son, Will Portman ’14, told him he was gay.

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Yale scientists awarded $1.44 million

Two Yale scientists are part of a team that was recently awarded $1.44 million by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation in a larger effort to fund innovative biotech research, Xconomy reported.

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Connecticut powers startups

Sitting at a table with no more than her laptop, Judi Otton had all she needed to grow her new company.

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At Tweed, politicians decry sequester

Four Connecticut politicians met to describe what they claimed would be the grave consequences of a national sequester.

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