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Thursday, November 18, 2021

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National & International Headlines

Yale Commits to Additional Payments in Lieu of Taxes

Yale University and the city of New Haven announced a new agreement that will raise the university's financial commitment to the city by $52 million over the next six years. The deal included a plan for additional payments to help the city recoup losses.

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British Council Unveils Programme to Boost Entrepreneurship

The British Council has launched a new programme to foster and strengthen universities' support for innovation and entrepreneurship. The programme will enable students and graduates to participate and provide meaningful contributions.

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Funky Town Fridge: An Act of Community Solidarity

TCU social work organizations are hosting a food drive for Funky Town Fridge, a place where people can go and take what they need, no questions asked, said Jaylin Schraner, a senior social worker major and member of the Student Association of Social Work.

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Palo Alto Set to Take Part in First-Ever 'Sibling Cities'

Palo Alto is proposing to be part of the first-ever Sibling Cities relationship in the country. The partnership, which would be with the city of Bloomington, Ind., will go before city council. The goal is to build community, goodwill and dialogue between the two cities.

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Opinion: Communities Have a Role in Attracting College Students

Some Indiana college towns are taking an additional economic hit during the pandemic. The lifeblood of those towns' vitality, young students, is flowing more slowly. Likewise, college towns and the state will have to intensify efforts to rebuild enrollments.

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