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Laura Euler: How could I tell my rich Hamptons neighbours I live on canned soup and my son's in jail, not Yale?

“The color is wrong,” said the man behind the heavy glass window.

“But – all the website said was green sweats,” I said, holding the sweatpants and sweatshirt. 1,250 more words

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Artist of the moment.........Nancy Graves

Nancy Graves was an American painter, sculptor, filmmaker and printmaker. Nancy Graves was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in the year 1939.

Graves attended Vassar College located in Poughkeepsie, New York. 209 more words

Hopper College

This past month, Yale University made a radical statement by changing Calhoun College (named after John C. Calhoun who was a national leader that was in favor of slavery and a very open white supremacist) to Hopper College (named after Grace Murray Hopper, a Yale graduate and trailblazing scientist, mathematician, teacher and public servant). 7 more words

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First-generation students attend weekend at Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hundreds of first-generation students are gathering at Yale this weekend.

About 300 Ivy Leaguers who are the first to attend… 71 more words

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Graduate students vote to unionize at Yale University

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Graduate students from a half dozen departments at Yale University have voted to form unions.

Elections were administered Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board for graduate students in nine departments. 114 more words

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A moon-light vision

David Humphreys, Colonel David Humphreys who was born in 1752, seems to have been an extraordinary man: he was educated at Yale, he became a soldiers, he was a politician and became foreign minister to Portugal and then Spain, and he was also a gentleman farmer – of sheep, Merino sheep which he imported from Spain bought while he was there,  and a businessman. 194 more words

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New Yale Law dean stresses standing up for rule of law

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As the next dean of Yale Law School, Heather Gerken says a key challenge will be figuring how best to stand up for the rule of law. 321 more words

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