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  • Thumbs Up For Senators, Down For Senate

    Thumbs up to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney of Connecticut, both of whom have fought hard for student-loan relief for students and their families. Thanks in part to their efforts, President Obama recently signed an executive order...
  • Obama on a higher minimum wage: 'It's just common sense'

    Obama on a higher minimum wage: 'It's just common sense'
    WASHINGTON -- Raising the minimum wage makes sense to anybody who has ever worked an hourly job, President Obama said in a freewheeling and highly personal argument he debuted on Wednesday. Speaking to a crowd in New Britain, Conn., Obama praised a...
  • The Biblioracle: Taking a reading on cities' literacy

    The Biblioracle: Taking a reading on cities' literacy
    Each year Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) endeavors to rank the most and least literate cities in America. Washington, D.C., has claimed the top spot four years in a row. Seattle, Minneapolis, Atlanta and Pittsburgh are the other members of...
  • 2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut
    From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces. Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
  • Tom Foley Feels the Need for Speed

    Tom Foley made more driving news last week, which is never a good thing. He was charged with speeding on Route 9. Foley's spokesperson said Foley was going about 80 miles per hour. As someone who travels on Route 9 frequently, let me say that cars...
  • Professor Jailbird

    A faculty member is promoted to full professor while in prison. The administration doesn't know about his incarceration, nor give much weight to the crimes that up led to it. That raises some serious questions about the university, among them: Does anyone...
  • Adjunct Jailbird

    Adjunct Jailbird
    Every time I hear the name Ravi Shankar, I think of the sitar player from India who played with the Beatles back in the last century. I don’t think of a tenured associate professor being promoted by Central Connecticut State University to full...
  • Bacchiochi's False Accusation Will Haunt Her — And Foley

    The one thing it was not was a "misunderstanding." State Rep. Penny Bacchiochi, R-Stafford, accused a rival campaign in the contest for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of racism. It was not true. The unseemly saga initiated by...
  • Thumbs Down For Inscrutable Regents Release

    Thumbs down to the state Board of Regents of Higher Education for a press release that was inscrutable mush. The release, with the head-scratching title "Board of Regents Meets to Consider to Amend Item Adopted in May 13 Meeting," concerned a...