Sebastian Medina-Tayac
Staff Reporter
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Yale intersections endanger pedestrians

On March 27 a man was struck and critically injured by a car while crossing N. Frontage Road at College St.

DOL cracks down on New Haven businesses

The Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL) is conducting sweeps of downtown New Haven businesses to sniff out workplace violations.

Cho delays plea hearing

Cho was arrested on Feb. 20 on 42 wage theft and fraud charges and again four days later for 10 additional discrimination and payroll violations.

Yale to host Houston students

In partnership with a highly successful college readiness program, Yale will host over 100 first generation, low-income students from Houston public schools for a week-long program this July.

Connecticut advocates for juvenile justice

Connecticut is working towards giving juvenile offenders serving lengthy sentences a second chance.

Tipped workers demand higher base wage

In the wake of CT's historic legislation, which will raise the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2017, tipped workers are getting a smaller piece of the pie.

Activists call for ‘Not 1 more’

On Monday night, members of grassroots advocacy group Unidad Latina en Accion recounted stories and cases of brothers, spouses and friends who currently face deportation proceedings.

Batali to open pizzeria on Park

The Park St. property has been vacant for seven years.

CT students call for DREAM

“My name is Junior Sierra, and I am undocumented and unapologetic,” he began.

Federal tribe recognition debated

Connecticut leaders, including Gov. Dannel Malloy, are opposing a federal proposal that would streamline the process of three American Indian tribes gaining federal recognition, citing economic consequences.

Harp pushes Yale to monitor wages

New Haven Mayor Toni Harp has joined a number of local and student activists in calling for University Properties to take a stronger stand against wage theft.