| 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....
| Jul 22, 2009
KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, a nationally recognized public charter school network, announces that two educators will open new charter schools in New Orleans in 2010, keeping KIPP on track with its growth plan for the next few years. The...
| Nov 11, 2008
Lori Kessel was a great soccer player in the early 1980s. She had 50 goals when E.O. Smith won the first CIAC-sanctioned girls title in 1980, including four in a 5-0 victory over Windsor Locks for the championship.
Kessel graduated from high school in...
| Sep 12, 2010
Last spring in the Paris Metro, I paused to admire a colorful advertisement for the Impressionist Normandy Festival, a celebration of the region's role in the Impressionist painting movement.
My brother Davey, an art history major at Connecticut College,...
| Sep 23, 2010
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...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:36 PM
2 | Donnell Beverly
G, 6-4, Sr., Los Angeles
Senior captain is recovering from offseason surgery on both hip joints.
25 | Michael Bradley
C/F, 6-10, Fr., Chattanooga, Tenn.
Unlikely to log heavy minutes. Might even redshirt.
4 | Jamal Coombs-...