While he was completing his master’s program at the University of New Haven, Max Comando interned at Hill Regional Career High School. He taught whole units by himself over weeks, but he recognized that he was using someone else’s material.

“It wasn’t really mine,” he s...

January 23, 2019

Adrian Huq was selected as a runner-up in the New York Times' 2018 Editorial Cartoon contest!

Their cartoon is the second one in the runner-up section entitled "What ever happened to the 15th Amendment?" Since the end of Reconstruction up until present-day, voter suppr...

January 8, 2019

And Rasha Abuhatab, a 17-year-old senior at Metropolitan Business Academy, started a business called Hot Hoops, where she used PVC pipes, plastic, and Velcro to build sloping walls that convert gardens into mini-greenhouses. She said designing and building the greenhou...

December 14, 2018

Jayleen Nieves, a 14-year-old freshman at Metropolitan Business Academy, leaned into the below-freezing temperatures to entreat the city to pass the resolution.

“I don’t want people to get hurt by our mistakes,” she said. “Climate change is destroying this planet, and s...

November 28, 2018

The Daughters of the American Revolution has awarded  Jasmine Jones, Class of 2019, the DAR Good Citizen of Mary Clap Wooster Chapter for the current year, having demonstrated the qualities of Dependability, Service, Leadership and Patriotism. Congratulations Jasmine!...

November 20, 2018

Metropolitan Business Academy student Adrian Huq, who thanked the crowd for its support of trans youth.

Ciara Minaj Carter. Nikki Janelle Enriquez. Shantee Tucker. Dejanay Stanton. Vontashia Bell. Sasha Garden. Keisha Wells. Cathalina Christina James. Those were just ei...

November 6, 2018

Thanks to all the volunteers who reported results from all the voting places Tuesday night the students from two New Haven high schools, Metropolitan Business Academy and High School in the Community, who helped the Independent tally up the votes from each polling plac...

Metro Business Academy student Adara Huq, 16, was one of the young people who spoke out in support of her fellow youth at Monday’s rally.

“Climate change does and will affect us more in the future,” she said. “What about us? What about our future families? Why are we sw...

October 12, 2018

It’s a warm but guarded kind of greeting. Eleven faces turn knowingly outward, lips pursed. Breath passes in and out and in again. Eleven different skin tones, from café con leche to cocoa, wink out at viewers. Eleven hairstyles, kinky and wavy and straight, run past s...

September 4, 2018

The Register's annual "Senior Spotlight" series, sponsored by Yale University, spotlights talented New Haven-area high school seniors and shares information about them and their dreams for the future.

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