| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Central Connecticut softball coach Jeff Franquet led the Blue Devils to the NEC championship and into the NCAA Tournament for the first time this past season, when the team set a program record for victories for the third consecutive year. He has...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Surveillance and censorship and Jay-Z are on the Internet's collective brain today. Welcome to your post-weekend trends reporrt for Monday, June 17, 2013.
The pop star's upcoming album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, got a preview during Sunday's game...
| Jun 19, 2013
South Glastonbury's Erin Brady did it Sunday, becoming the first Connecticut contestant to win the Miss USA title. As the Central Connecticut State University graduate prepares to move on to compete in the Miss Universe contest in Moscow later this year,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Jeremiah Roberts didn't take this moment for granted.
The 20-year-old was serious in his cap and gown Wednesday night, recounting struggles, while fellow Journalism and Media Academy graduates laughed with friends and took photos before their procession...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Beau Doherty sat inside the recreation hall at Dever State School in Taunton, Mass., in the summer of 1977, watching his charges, the men with intellectual disabilities they called "clients," bowling.
They were good, Doherty thought, better than many...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Central Connecticut guard Kyle Vinales will return to Central Connecticut for his junior season in 2013-14. Vinales, on track to easily break the program's all-time scoring record, had announced in April that he would transfer.
Vinales had used three of...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:33 PM
For nearly 6,900 students who graduated Sunday at colleges around the state, the natural question is: What's next?
Happily, this year's graduates have more reason to be optimistic than those who graduated two or three years ago, although the market...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:57 PM
On a sunny South Miami morning, Richard Blanco took the podium at a groundbreaking ceremony for his latest project on Sunset Drive. It was spring 2008, and Blanco had directed the renovation of the busy avenue, urbanizing the stretch that serves as the...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:05 AM
1) American Illustrators, CCSU Art Gallery (Maloney Hall), 1615 Stanley St., New Britain, From the New Britain Museum of American Art. Opening reception, Jan. 24, 4-7 p.m. Through Feb. 21.
2) Connecticut Academy of Irish Music Classes, Wethersfield...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| Dec 23, 2012
Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life.
But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...