College readiness program debuts
Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc. will launch the EXCEL Program—an initiative designed to put middle school students on a path to college.
City schools expand AP program
Despite increasing enrollment in Advanced Placement classes, almost 70 percent of students in the New Haven School District still fail their AP exams.
Day of serice draws grad students
On Monday morning, approximately 140 service-minded Yale students dispersed around New Haven to volunteer as part of Dwight Hall’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Potential for growth in New Haven retail
Last night, urban retail planner Bob Gibbs spoke to a crowd of about 30 New Haveners in The Bourse, a loft on Chapel St. Gibbs, who is also the head of an urban economic planning and consulting business, discussed the ways in which cities can optimize their shopping centers. He shared case studies from cities »
Duke professor analyzes Proust
Duke professor and literary critic Fredric Jameson GRD ’56 PHD ’59 gave his interpretation of the works of French author Marcel Proust during a Tuesday lecture.
Poet discusses memories, time
American poet John Koethe likes to experiment with the concept of time. Koethe read selections from his poetry in front of a crowd of roughly 30 members of the Yale community at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Tuesday afternoon. An essayist and a former professor of philosophy, Koethe read a series of memory »
BRULEY: Solving Yale Station
If a line is so long that students would rather throw their self-preservation to the wind and stay in the building when a fire alarm sounds than risk losing their hard-earned places in line, then Yale Station needs to come up with a solution quickly.
Carolina endorses Elicker
Ward 10 Alderman Justin Elicker FES ’10 SOM ’10 received the endorsement of a former opponent Wednesday afternoon.