Mar 28th, 2012
5:27 pm
March 28th, 2012 | City
Jon Stewart makes fun of East Haven mayor

Remember that time the mayor of East Haven said he would support Latinos by eating tacos? Jon Stewart remembers, too. On last night’s episode of The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart discussed how Rick Santorum said Mitt Romney was “the worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama.” Stewart one-upped Santorum, showing […]

Feb 29th, 2012
12:29 am
February 29th, 2012 | University
YLS offers tenure to Latino scholar

At a Yale Law School town hall on faculty diversity, the school’s faculty hiring committee announced it offered tenure to a Hispanic professor. The school has never had a tenured Latino faculty member. Six sources who attended the town hall said the professor offered tenure was Cristina Rodríguez ’95 LAW ’00. The town hall was […]

Feb 5th, 2012
4:28 pm
February 5th, 2012 | University
Harvard, Princeton investigated for discrimination

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating a complaint that Harvard and Princeton discriminate against Asian-Americans in undergraduate admissions, Bloomberg reported late last week. The complainant is an anonymous Asian-American applicant who says that Harvard and Princeton rejected him on the basis of his race and national origin. The student’s father […]

Jan 30th, 2012
11:59 am
January 30th, 2012 | City
East Haven Police Chief resigns

East Haven Police Department Chief Leonard Gallo announced his resignation, effective last Friday, at a Monday morning press conference at East Haven Town Hall. Gallo has come under scrutiny since agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested four of his officers on Tuesday for systematic mistreatment of Latino residents. The officers were indicted on […]

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