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One of the major symptoms of schizophrenia is hearing voices – but people who believe they’re psychic also hear voices. A team of Yale psychologists thinks there’s a connection. Their new study takes an unorthodox approach to understanding mental illness.

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A social studies textbook was pulled from public schools in Norwalk and drew attention from the United Nations because it said slaves in Connecticut were well-treated. The U.N. said the book, “The Connecticut Adventure,” distorted the true nature of slavery.

WSHU’s Davis Dunavin recently spoke to Tom Thurston of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale to find out what textbooks still get wrong about slavery’s history in the North.

Malloy Says 'Sanctuary Cities' Is Not A Helpful Term

Nov 22, 2016
Stephan Savoia / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy told a group of refugees, Jewish and Muslim community leaders and elected officials on Tuesday that places that don’t use local police to enforce federal immigration laws should not be called “sanctuary cities” and that there is no such thing as a sanctuary city in legal terms.

Cassandra Basler

President-elect Donald Trump said he may pull funding from cities that don’t comply with federal immigration law, but mayors of New Haven and Hartford say they will remain ‘sanctuary cities’ for people without immigration documentation. WSHU’s Cassandra Basler reports on what makes a place a so-called ‘sanctuary city.’

From Fear To Optimism, Muslim Students React To Trump Win

Nov 16, 2016
Pat Eaton-Robb / AP

It’s been a week since the election, and it’s been a time of soul searching for many college students. Students protested at the University of Connecticut and at Yale, where many students chanted in response to Trump’s plans for mass deportations and a ban on Muslim refugees.

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