| Jun 12, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Berea College doesn’t have the cachet and name recognition of Harvard or Yale. But it also doesn’t have the high price tag.
The small Christian school in Kentucky charges the lowest annual tuition and fees of any four-year private college --...
| Jun 20, 2012
Eve Carlson, of Towson, was named to the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University, in Lewisburg, Pa.
Bethany Reynolds, of Timonium, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been selected for the spring/summer 2012 Johnson Opportunity...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:36 PM
Three weeks ago, Connecticut joined 16 other states plus the District of Columbia and legalized the medicinal use of marijuana. So now one-third of Americans have the option to medicate with cannabis — legally. The remaining two-thirds? Many can...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 8:59 AM
The controversial "five-second rule" — the one that allows us to eat dropped food if it's quickly scooped off the floor — is a bunch of baloney, according to Clemson University food scientist Paul Dawson, who stirred up the long-debated...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Radical Dads perform during Indie Fest alongside the Suicide Dolls, Farewood, Ovlov, Post-Modern Panic, Kevin MF King, Bret the One Man Band, Rum Glass Serenade, Jared Knapik, Up Up We Go and Ragtime Revolution
Free, 7 p.m., July 14. Charter Oak Cultural...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates.
Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
| Jul 21, 2012
Maggie Shea can relate to the athletes who will give their all at the Olympics.
The 23-year-old sailor and Wilmette native did the same during the Olympic trials in Europe, vying to represent the United States in the new Olympic event of women's match...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Can't wait to see The Asphalt Orchestra at New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas in June?
The group will unleash its innovative street versions of rock, jazz and classical music on Palmer Auditorium Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. at Connecticut...
| Jun 12, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday urged parents and students to explore the federal government’s national online tool for college costs. The tuition figures listed in the newly revised College Affordability and Transparency Center...
| May 8, 2009
Johanna Justin-Jinich was filled with all the angst that teenagers and college students have.
"goal for life: LIVE IN THE MOMENT," she wrote on her online journal at livejournal.com.
"a new mantra i will attempt to embody: tension can be broken....