BOE works toward definition for student representatives
As several local students prepare to run for new spots on the city’s Board of Education, the Committee on Student Elections met yesterday to work toward a definition of the elected position’s roles and responsibilities.
Book authors, community members recall May Day protests
In commemoration of the 1970 “May Day” protests in New Haven, three Yale alumni who witnessed the events discussed their new book before an audience of former protesters, students and National Guardsmen at the New Haven Museum Tuesday evening.
Casino proposal moves to senate
Dreams of adding three more casinos to the state of Connecticut moved one step closer to reality on Monday, when a proposed bill passed through its second legislative committee.
Crown St. apartments gain zoning approval
The City Plan Commission approved a proposal last Wednesday for Metro Star Properties to build 12 studio apartments on Crown Street, setting construction plans into motion.
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Students and city residents alike remain conflicted on whether or not a student voice should exist in city government and, if so, what the role of that representative should be.
Malloy names state education commissioner
Last Friday, Gov. Dannel Malloy confirmed the appointment of interim education commissioner Dianna Wentzell to a permanent position heading the Department of Education.