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  • Study: Oreos as addictive as cocaine

    Study: Oreos as addictive as cocaine
    It should come as no surprise to anyone that Oreo cookies were found to be as addictive as cocaine in a recent study. Our bodies are wired to like sugary, fatty foods, but it's not a habit that can't be kicked, according to New York City Dr. Timothy...
  • A Writer's Vacation With Wally Lamb On The Amalfi Coast

    A Writer's Vacation With Wally Lamb On The Amalfi Coast
    PRAIANO, ITALY — I first met bestselling author Connecticut's Wally Lamb on Nov. 9, 2012. I'd never read his work, was trying to write fiction of my own when I learned he was coming to the Mystic Arts Café to read from his forthcoming novel, "We Are...
  • Seoul Sassy fried chicken at Crisp in Lakeview

    Seoul Sassy fried chicken at Crisp in Lakeview
    Crisp 2940 N. Broadway 773-697-7610 Food writers love to compare delicious food to crack cocaine--I've done it at least 50 times myself--but it turns out we had it all wrong. A recent study at Connecticut College demonstrated that lab rats preferred...
  • Court Should Uphold Race Factor In College Admissions

    The U.S. Supreme Court will soon announce its decision in a case that could affect diversity on college campuses nationwide. Given the compelling reasons why diversity is critical on our campuses, the court should uphold its previous decisions that...
  • ONeill Center To Launch National Music Theater Institute

    The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford is undertaking its largest capital project since its was founded nearly 50 years ago. The state approved a $3 million grant to the Tony Award-winning theater center which will allow it to go forward...
  • U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools

    U. of Md. makes Campus Pride's list of top 25 LGBT-friendly schools
    The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday. The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was...
  • Film at CNU to explore the cost and threats of sea level rise

    Film at CNU to explore the cost and threats of sea level rise
    Sea level rise is the subject explored in "Shored Up," a film to be screened 7 tonight at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts. The movie spotlights issues facing coastal communities like those in Hampton Roads. "'Shored Up'...
  • Recruiting notes: Hopkins gets pair of sophomore commitments

    Recruiting notes: Hopkins gets pair of sophomore commitments
    Johns Hopkins has picked up oral commitments from a pair of Baltimore-area high school sophomores -- Loyola midfielder Cole Williams and Calvert Hall midfielder-faceoff specialist Bradd Atkinson. The 6-3, 185-pound Williams scored five goals and 11...
  • Oreo cookies can be as addictive as cocaine

    Oreo cookies can be as addictive as cocaine
    The next time you get a mad craving to eat an entire bag of Oreos in one sitting, just blame it on your brain chemistry. Turns out there's a real, scientific reason behind your love for sugary, fatty foods. Researchers at Connecticut College in New London...
  • No Place For Nepotism In State Summer Jobs

    It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal. But is it fair? There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
  • Civil rights nominee known for 'Sesame Street,' liberal legal causes

    Civil rights nominee known for 'Sesame Street,' liberal legal causes
    WASHINGTON — Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, attributes much of his success as an attorney to a nine-year stint as a child actor on "Sesame Street" in the 1970s. The unusual resume...