It was 6 a.m. on an unseasonably warm, humid November day as I waited for the white van I knew was due to arrive sometime before 7:30 a.m.
March 3, 2016
For months now, residents of Mansfield, Sachem and Winchester streets near Ingalls Rink have dealt with the inconveniences of living right next to one of the largest construction projects in Connecticut history.
September 25, 2015
On July 28, 41-year-old Omaia, her husband and three of their four children became the first refugees of the Syrian Civil War to arrive in New Haven.
September 15, 2015
Want to increase college attendance rates for low-income, first-generation students? There is an app for that — many apps, actually, as students at Career High School learned Friday morning.
April 13, 2015
Inside the classrooms at New Haven Academy, students take the usual slate of high school classes, as well as a more unusual offering: a four-year progression of courses designed to teach students to plan for the future and successfully apply to college. According to NHA Principal Greg Baldwin, 100 percent of graduating seniors are accepted to at least one college or university.
March 27, 2015
The cranes that were recently hoisted up to Yale’s skyline — towering above a pit teeming with machinery and workers in hardhats — look to students like a sign of things to come, a tangible reminder that today’s Yale is not tomorrow’s.
March 6, 2015
Ranging from a stress-ball-like bust of Vladimir Lenin to the campaign office of a fictional New Haven aldermanic candidate, the pieces in a new local exhibition aim to convey diverse conceptions of protest.
February 23, 2015
The narrative, meanwhile, has left some stories untold. Those stories are of women attempting to live — not just survive — in this small community after acts of sexual violence.
February 13, 2015
The gym at the Nathan Hale School was filled with music, footsteps and the relentless sound of flesh hitting rubber as a dozen adults sought athletic glory in a coed New Haven Volleyball League game.
February 6, 2015
At Yale, administrators in the YUAG, Office of New Haven and State Affairs, and the School of Music work to keep doors open, invite community members in and form partnerships with local schools.
January 30, 2015
Over 300 people attended the Martin Luther King Jr. Conference at Wexler-Grant Community School yesterday, participating in lectures, performances and workshops held in the name of making the holiday “a day on, not a day off.”
January 20, 2015