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Dwight Hall to start new phase in fund raising

April 8, 2005 • 0
Dwight Hall is about to enter the public phase of its capital campaign after having collected a total of about $4 million from large individual donors during the silent phase. Dwight Hall co-coordinator Ben Staub ’06 said the campaign hopes to raise $6 million, $5 million of which will be used for the renovation of »
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Fair Share wants improved YNHH benefits proposal

April 8, 2005 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. Despite a community benefits proposal issued by Yale-New Haven Hospital last month to accompany its plans for a $430 million cancer center, student members of Community Organized for Responsible Development said yesterday that the hospital has still not sufficiently responded to local residents »
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City to withhold donation to Overflow shelter

April 7, 2005 • 0
About 75 members of New Haven’s homeless population may find themselves sleeping on the streets in the next few months, as the Overflow Men’s Shelter on Cedar Street, which has gradually become a semi-permanent home to many, will likely close during the summer following a city decision yesterday to abstain from its traditional annual donation »
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City mourns death of pope

April 4, 2005 • 0
Yale students and New Haven residents joined thousands of Catholics around the world in spirit to mourn the death of Pope John Paul II. The pope died at 3:37 p.m. EST (9:37 p.m. in Rome) on Saturday, in his private apartment at the Vatican. He had been suffering from severe health problems, including Parkinson’s disease, »
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FOCUS brings city to students

April 1, 2005 • 624
A group of undergraduates is working to spark their peers’ interest in New Haven, and pop the Yale “bubble” out of which many students will not emerge until they graduate. Yesterday afternoon in the Dwight Hall common room, the student coordinators of “FOCUS on New Haven” hosted a discussion panel to introduce freshmen to New »
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City schools to see increase in suburban students

March 31, 2005 • 204
Experts project that New Haven will continue to attract an increasing number of students from surrounding suburbs and towns in the next five years, rapidly filling the newly-created spaces provided by an ongoing city building initiative. To deal with the crowding of New Haven schools, the city has administered a $1.2 billion Citywide School Construction »
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Students push representation

March 25, 2005 • 0
A Yale-based group is helping high school students demand a say in decisions on their education. The Student Voice project — a part of Our Education, an educational reform group with chapters at five different colleges — is advocating for a bill that will mandate student representation with preferential vote in local boards of education, »
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Public school interns support city

March 25, 2005 • 0
Three new magnet schools added to New Haven’s rapidly expanding public education system have been given a boost through the help of an increasing number of Yale interns volunteering through Dwight Hall. Presented with the state’s most developed magnet school system, New Haven students are able to attend theme-based schools whose curricula fit their personal »
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Hospital, CORD will discuss cancer center

March 2, 2005 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. A community group will meet with Yale-New Haven Hospital officials today in an attempt to persuade the hospital to adopt an agreement that would change many of its policies towards its employees and the larger New Haven community. In its Community Benefit Agreement, »
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Dwight Hall reaches out to faculty members

February 25, 2005 • 0
The student-run Dwight Hall affirmed its goal of including Yale faculty in its outreach efforts in a forum of students and professors yesterday evening. Since the successful launch of Community Based Learning, a program designed to encourage Yale students to fulfill academic requirements while performing service-based research in New Haven, Dwight Hall’s leaders are beginning »
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‘Rebel’ lawyers discuss activism

February 21, 2005 • 0
While many future attorneys dream of corporate boardrooms and high salaries, many of those at the Rebellious Lawyering Conference this week were hoping to practice a different type of law. “We are motivated and rejuvenated,” Katie Kimpel LAW ’06, one of the conference’s five coordinators, said. “This type of work requires a lot of dedication »
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United Way rewards Yale contributions

February 18, 2005 • 0
Yale’s successful efforts to double its contribution to the United Way’s “Success by 6″ program were recognized yesterday in a ceremony by the organization. The University nearly achieved its $1 million goal, raising $904,000 — almost double last year’s $562,000 contribution — and received the Chairman Award, presented by the Supreme Secretary Charlie Foos. Associate »