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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 1914 Maritime Disaster Lost In Fog Of Time

    One hundred years ago, the ocean liner Empress of Ireland left Quebec City for England on what was to be her 96th Atlantic crossing. It never reached the ocean. The steamship was struck by another ship and sunk in the St. Lawrence River, taking more...
  • Rebuke Of Eastern Professor Wrong

    I have been putting in seven hours of writing every day to finish a book during my sabbatical. While doing that, I take occasional glimpses at the mainstream media and just saw an emerging controversy emanating from Eastern Connecticut State University, a...
  • Thumbs High Up For Murals At Library

    Thumbs high up to the Hartford Public Library for soon becoming the new home of two wonderful murals that are now in the city's XL Center. The large works — one of them is 16 by 10 feet — by Harlem Renaissance painter Romare Bearden require...
  • 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...
  • Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away

    Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away
    The $567 million public transit project that many figured would never happen is just months from completion, and designers are confident they'll stay on schedule. The major new bridges over Route 9 and at East and Allen streets in New Britain are in...