Sebastian Medina-Tayac
Staff Reporter
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Assoc. master arrested at protest

Camacho sat on the sidewalk in front of the White House fence with 13 other immigration activists to protest the Obama administration’s recent escalation of deportations of Central American refugee families.

Stiles Associate Master arrested for civil disobedience

Organized by a coalition of immigration reform groups, the demonstration sought to bring attention to the 83 asylum seekers who died in their home countries after they were deported by the Department of Homeland Security

Courtesy of Michael Saldarriaga
MEDINA-TAYAC: Reprioritizing cultural centers

Cultural Houses are not Woodbridge Hall’s to take away; they are a standing testament to decades of student activism and perseverance.

City stalls on wage theft policy

Months after promising to aid workers’ groups and the Connecticut Department of Labor in the fight against wage theft in New Haven, city officials have yet to advance a motion that would allow police to support worker’s demands for stolen wages.

Davenport takes on Ice Bucket Challenge

The college took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in support of Operations Manager Carolyn Haller, who has lived with ALS for six years.

Q House to re-open in 2016

City officials and community organizers of the Q House building committee convened a meeting Thursday evening to announce that Dixwell’s beloved community center will reopen in 2016.

Campaign demands better job access

Reacting to rampant unemployment, underemployment, long commutes and low wages throughout the Elm City, New Haven Rises is mobilizing to expand residents’ access to “living-wage” jobs.

Activists celebrate GHeav’s closing; workers speak on both sides

Student and community activists celebrated a victorious year of protesting labor violations at Gourmet Heaven Thursday morning.

Gourmet Heaven to close in 2015

Yale has announced the closing of the 24-hour grocery Gourmet Heaven after a year of controversy surrounding the establishment's labor practices.

City agencies partner to tackle homelessness

Organizations have broken down institutional walls to mobilize under the banner of the 100 Day Campaign.

Deportation protests end in arrests

Nineteen activists, including one Yale student, were arrested Thursday afternoon in Boston while protesting deportation policies.