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Tales About The First Female Students Admitted To Yale In 1969

50 years ago this September, in 1969, Yale University went coed. Even so, the men-women ratio was not equal, t was just 13-percent female. It was a tumultuous time in the country and in New Haven. There were protests against the Vietnam war and Black Panther rallies. Anne Gardiner Perkins came as a student to Read more…

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28 Years~ The Real World, Motorcycle Maintenance, And Being Trapped On The Cloud (Podcast)

Welcome to Episodes 13, 14, and 15 of 28 Years, a podcast where a father-son duo try and sort out the generational divide.  Baby-Boomer Mike Maguire, who lives in coastal Madison, CT and his millennial son Kevin in Brooklyn aim to explain, explore, and laugh at what divides our generations.  Listen and subscribe to the podcast here>> 28 Years  Read more…

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Americana Memories ~ College Pennants

Where did you go to college? Chances are Steven Melillo has a vintage pennant for your school. He is passionate about pennants and has named his company Americana Memories because he says “a lot of people consider college to be the best time of their lives. When people see a pennant from where they were in Read more…

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Helping Young Adults See Sunshine When They Don’t See Much

It’s a tough topic, suicide. Did you know that suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 24? An estimated 1,100 college students take their lives every year in the United States. The Jordan Porco Foundation, founded in 2011 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, is doing something about this horrific Read more…

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Professor Mark is Changing Lives At Housatonic Community College

Empowering students at the college level is what Professor Steve Mark at Housatonic Community College is all about. He teaches English and is a master at getting students to start conversations in a world in which a lot of our chats are just online and not eye-to-eye. Professor Mark understands the importance of community college Read more…

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