Emily Khym
Staff Reporter
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Students’ call for Tagalog language courses moves further toward implementation

Yale’s Filipinx club, KASAMA, advanced its Tagalog initiative to create credit-bearing Tagalog courses, and they are now in the final steps of gaining approval.

Cannabis legalization boosts local business, sparks debate

Post Connecticut’s 2021 legalization of cannabis, New Haveners debated cannabis distribution and racial equity in drug policy while the state cracked down on illegal cannabis sales.

Students, faculty advocate for reproductive care post-Dobbs

After the overturning of Roe v. Wade shook the nation, many Yale student organizations and professors rallied in support of the right to an abortion. Today, efforts on campus to raise awareness for reproductive justice continue.

Alders hear hours of polarized testimony on Gaza ceasefire resolution

About 80 people testified virtually before the New Haven Board of Alders on a resolution, proposed in November, that calls for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Board of Alders committee gives the green light to traffic cameras

New Haven may be the first municipality in Connecticut to install traffic cameras. The Board of Alders advanced the plan to install 19 speed safety and red light cameras in busy intersections.

Korean American Students at Yale Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Korean American Students at Yale hosted KASY weekend with the theme of inyeon to recognize and celebrate its founding in 1984.

PROFILE: Connecticut For All fights inequality statewide 

The coalition — composed of almost 70 labor, community and faith organizations — strives for a more economically just Connecticut.

School leaders tout math, reading improvements

Superintendent Madeline Negrón and district leadership presented mid-year updates to the Board of Alders on mathematics and literacy, citing promising growth. NHPS also plans to focus more on educator retention.

New Haven Public Schools using AI tool to develop five-year plan

Superintendent Madeline Negrón and district leadership presented their progress in developing the strategic operating plan to the Board of Alders on Wednesday. They are surveying community members with the AI program Thought Exchange.

KHYM: Amplifying the Voices of Myanmar Protestors

On Feb. 1, Professor Dr. David Moe screened “Myanmar Diaries” in his Religion, Politics, and Identity in Asia class to commemorate the third-year anniversary of […]

Over 3,000 race in IRIS ‘Run for Refugees and All Immigrants’

Before this year’s Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services 5K race on Sunday morning, organizers had to take down flyers with anti-immigrant hate speech that had been put around the course. At the start of the run, pro-Palestine protesters cut off Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s opening speech.