Mariposas and Picket Signs

by Emily Almendarez Last Thursday night, the New Haven Green reasserted itself as a home for displaced individuals facing rough times in their lives. With its bald patches of grass, the New Haven Green stood in stark contrast to Yale’s lavish buildings just across the street. Led by their desire to defy the hegemonic ideologies…

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Change the Name: Calhoun College a New Haven Issue

by Marina Tinone photos for Down Magazine by Matthew Thekkethala On Friday, October 28, the Coalition to Change the Name— a collective of over 40 sponsoring New Haven and Yale-based organizations—protested the name of Calhoun College. While previous protests had not received much coverage, the numerous speakers and cross community solidarity at this protest garnered…

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A Letter from the Change The Name Coalition

HAND DELIVERED October 28, 2016 Peter Salovey President Yale University Woodbridge Hall 105 Wall St New Haven, CT Dear President Salovey: We are writing to you in regard to your decision to retain the name of Calhoun College. The Change the Name Coalition includes community leaders, student groups, faith based leaders and non-profit organizations that…

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