Isabel Bysiewicz
Staff Reporter
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Yalies walk out to support undocumented father

“Me gusta la lima, me gusta limón, pero no me gusta la deportación,” around 400 students and community members shouted on Thursday as they rallied […]

Aldermanic education committee pushes for diversity in schools

Board of Alders Education Committee member and Ward 26 Alder Darryl Brackeen held a hearing to discuss the issue of diversity in the New Haven […]

Latinx heritage month kicks off

Immigrant-rights activists kicked off Latinx Heritage Month in the company of one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people. Cristina Jimenez — executive director and […]

New Haven celebrates Pride

Rainbow-colored flags and balloon arches filled the streets of New Haven on Saturday for the city’s 20th annual pride celebration. Sixteen events over seven days […]

Board members spar over budget woes

New Haven Public Schools are in financial crisis and could benefit from an audit — but a recent contract proposal by the district superintendent to […]

ESL remarks cause row at BOE

New Haven Board of Education President Darnell Goldson abruptly called a recess during Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting after several community members raised concerns over […]

DeLauro, Birks criticize guns in schools

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-New Haven, spoke out against a potential policy that would allow schools to use federal funds to arm teachers with guns […]

Hundreds rally to support undocumented New Havener

For the past 284 days, Nelson Pinos Gonzalez, an undocumented New Haven resident, has been living in First and Summerfield United Methodist Church to avoid deportation. 

Just 5 percent of first years plan to move off campus

Only 6 percent of members of the Class of 2022 who responded to the News’ first-year survey intend to move off campus at some point during their college career.

New first years weigh in on campus politics

Nearly three-fourths of respondents identify as “very liberal” or “somewhat liberal.” While only 16 percent said they were centrist, and almost 9 percent somewhat “conservative,” slightly less than 2 percent of respondents identified as “very conservative.”

Class of 2022: By the Numbers

On Aug. 24, most members of Yale’s class of 2022 walked through University gates for the first time. The new first-year class set records for socioeconomic diversity and yield.