The New New Haven

Unexpectedly, the Connecticut city has emerged, both because of and despite its association with Yale, as an affordable and dynamic home for artists of all kinds.

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A Young Black Man is Paralyzed and New Haven Officers are Investigated

Randy Cox, 36, was being transported in a police van when it came to a sudden stop on June 19. He is now in the hospital, barely able to move.

#gray-freddie-1989-2015, #new-haven-conn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-new-haven-conn

Former Yale Official Admits to $40 Million Fraud Scheme

For a decade, a Yale School of Medicine administrator used university funds to buy computer equipment, which she resold to pay for luxury cars, real estate and vacations, the authorities said.

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They Took a Chance on Collaborative Living. They Lost Everything.

A group that sought to create Connecticut’s first experiment in collaborative living fell short. Some of the investors lost their life savings.

#bethany-conn, #cohousing-communities, #foreclosures, #new-haven-conn, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rocky-corner-cohousing

If Rover Can Make It Here, Perhaps Bald Eagles Can Make It Anywhere

A white-headed raptor has been preying on smaller birds in Central Park. It’s come a long way since conservationists affixed aluminum bands to its legs four years ago.

#bald-eagles, #birds, #birdwatching, #central-park-manhattan-ny, #conservation-of-resources, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #green-wood-cemetery-brooklyn-ny, #new-haven-conn, #your-feed-animals, #your-feed-science

A School Won 92-4 in Basketball. Then the Coach Was Suspended.

Sacred Heart Academy, a Catholic high school for girls in Hamden, Conn., said that running up the score against Lyman Hall High School did not mesh with its values.

#athletics-and-sports, #basketball, #coaches-and-managers, #connecticut, #education-k-12, #education-secondary, #hamden-conn, #interscholastic-athletics, #new-haven-conn, #private-and-sectarian-schools, #wallingford-conn

Can Politics Save Christianity?

Why the power of belief, not political imposition, is the key to Christian renewal.

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How Will Blue America Live With Covid?

It can be the safety-above-all caricature that deep-red America has made of it, or it can leave the age of emergency behind.

#bedford-trevor, #connecticut, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #epidemics, #masks, #mississippi, #new-england-states-us, #new-haven-conn, #vaccination-and-immunization

Amy Chua Controversy Exposes Divisions at Yale Law

A dispute centering on the celebrity professor Amy Chua exposes a culture pitting student against student, professor against professor.

#battle-hymn-of-the-tiger-mother-book, #chua-amy, #colleges-and-universities, #gerken-heather-k, #law-schools, #new-haven-conn, #rubenfeld-jed, #yale-daily-news, #yale-university

New Haven’s Art Scene: Always Excellent, and Now Reopening

The Connecticut city of 130,000 has always punched above its cultural weight. Now as its museums come back to life, visitors can see works by van Gogh, Rothko and Hirst anew.

#art, #coronavirus-reopenings, #martin-courtney-j, #new-haven-conn, #nxthvn, #wiles-stephanie, #yale-center-for-british-art, #yale-university-art-gallery

Landlords Eager for Covid-Era Revamps Are Finding Hungry Investors

The growing attraction of short-term real estate loans during the pandemic is making it easier to borrow to refurbish properties.

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M.I.T. Student Wanted For Questioning in Yale Student Killing

Kevin Jiang’s killing has attracted attention because of ties to Yale and has put a spotlight on an uptick in shootings in New Haven, Conn.

#colleges-and-universities, #massachusetts-institute-of-technology, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-haven-conn, #yale-university

With New Show, Tschabalala Self Explores Black American Identity

The 30-year-old artist is having her first major gallery exhibition in New York City.

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DeVos Vows to Withhold Desegregation Aid to Schools Over Transgender Athletes

The Education Department has told Connecticut schools that desegregation grants will be cut off Oct. 1 if they continue to allow transgender students to choose the teams they compete on.

#athletics-and-sports, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #connecticut, #devos-elizabeth-1958, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #education-department-us, #hartford-conn, #interscholastic-athletics, #magnet-schools, #new-haven-conn, #segregation-and-desegregation, #title-ix-gender-discrimination-legislation, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #trump-donald-j

Yale Law Professor Is Suspended After Sexual Harassment Inquiry

Jed Rubenfeld, a high-profile professor who helped students obtain sought-after clerkships, denied he had harassed anyone.

#chua-amy, #colleges-and-universities, #gerken-heather-k, #law-schools, #new-haven-conn, #rubenfeld-jed, #sexual-harassment, #yale-university

Teachers and Students in the Coronavirus Pandemic

Teachers and students are stressed. Here’s some things we learned talking with educators.

#education-k-12, #new-haven-conn, #parker-priya, #reading-and-writing-skills-education

The Inventive Chef Who Kept His 700 Paintings Hidden

Ficre Ghebreyesus had no art gallery representation during his lifetime. Now his widow is working with Galerie Lelong in New York to show the work that summed up his search for identity.

#alexander-elizabeth-1962, #art, #caffe-adulis, #chefs, #chelsea-manhattan-ny, #eritrea, #galerie-lelong, #ghebreyesus-ficre, #new-haven-conn, #refugees-and-displaced-persons