| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:32 PM
In a 1998 feature story that appeared in The Courant, Bill Holowaty said, "I have never done anything to hurt anybody. I'm a competitive SOB, but I'm not vicious."
Holowaty ought to examine those 16 words today, examine them deep in his soul and then do...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Connecticut coaches are undoubtedly taking a lesson from the suspension of Eastern Connecticut State University baseball coach Bill Holowaty: There's a big difference between tough and abusive.
Mr. Holowaty, who has coached at Eastern for 45 years,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:25 AM
You're shopping for a new guitar, but you don't want to buy something off the rack at Guitar Center. Or there's a budding harpist in your house, but unloading $4,000 for a new instrument isn't an option.
Look no further than the state of Connecticut,...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
I have ties to the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut State University System. I've lectured at both, have a cartoon collection at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn, have taught a class in editorial cartooning at Eastern Connecticut...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:56 PM
On the night of April 25, Bill Holowaty sounded deeply wounded and foreboding.
Amid allegations of abuse and a failure to comply with administration directives — suspended by his school — Holowaty had decided to retire after 45 years as...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:03 AM
On Thursday, March 14, from 4 to 7 p.m., Akus Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic will hold an opening reception for “Mother Goddess.”
The exhibit of 50 artworks examines “the process of transcendence from...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Do you have a rewarding job at a great workplace that gets it?
If so, you might be employed at one of the 50 companies, organizations and agencies that were honored last September as one of the Courant/Fox CT Top Workplaces of 2012.
And if your...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
1) DanceMasters Weekend Showcase Performance, Wesleyan University CFA Theater, 283 Washington Terr., Middletown, Sat., Mar. 9, 8 p.m. $8-$28.
2) The Connecticut Forum: A Meaningful Life, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Mortensen Hall, 166...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:33 PM
For nearly 6,900 students who graduated Sunday at colleges around the state, the natural question is: What's next?
Happily, this year's graduates have more reason to be optimistic than those who graduated two or three years ago, although the market...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:09 AM
The Akus Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic opens “Virtue and Vice: The World of Lizbeth Anderson” on Thursday, Jan. 31, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The show runs until Thursday, Feb. 28.
Anderson, who works...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:44 PM
As the legislative session heads toward a close, Connecticut citizens and legislators should question why the state provides much higher subsidized public support to students at the University of Connecticut than to those in the Connecticut State...