| Mar 10, 2015
| 4:04 PM
Twelve years ago, as an active alumnus of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Joseph Lee gave a speech in Long Beach to the group’s leadership trust that turned heads.
Lee, an African American who is now 59, told his longtime frat brothers that...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:16 PM
Carlos Vargas-Aburto, acting president of Kutztown University, will become the new president of Southeast Missouri State University.
Vargas-Aburto will begin his duties July 1, replacing Kenneth W. Dobbins, who is retiring, according to an announcement....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:48 AM
Growing up on the east side of Baltimore, Prairie View A&M quarterback Jerry Lovelocke maintained a careful eye on his future.
Now the former Edmondson standout is set to participate in the NFL scouting combine, which starts Wednesday at Lucas Oil...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Another day, another proposed change in Florida's approach to testing. I cringe. The powers-that-be continue to make decisions that may or may not improve student learning. Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell reported recently that Florida lawmakers are...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 2:08 PM
The Elmhurst College Jazz Festival kicks off its 48th year next weekend. Young musicians from more than two dozen schools will perform Feb. 20 through 22.
As in past years, this year's festival offers listeners the opportunity to hear a mix of energetic...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Every February, college professors like myself are tasked with reminding students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind a designated month dedicated to this part...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:49 PM
CINCINNATI — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, already UConn's most prolific three-pointer shooter, officially joined the pantheon of its greatest scorers Sunday at Cincinnati.
Playing in just her 122nd game, Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points in 16 minutes to...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:38 PM
Measles is back. Again.
An outbreak is percolating that was first documented in California and has spread to four other Western states and Mexico. An unknown person incubating a measles infection exposed an undetermined number of individuals at...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:29 PM
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — In this wildly entertaining playoff game, the kind of night that makes the NFL king among North American sports, there was only one perfect quarterback.
It was Julian Edelman.
With 4:20 remaining in the third quarter, the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The Bay Rivers District has faithfully delivered a high percentage of state field hockey championships over the years, so it's hardly surprising that the league has moved many into the Division I ranks. Even so, it was hard not to be impressed when 10...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 1:47 PM
With the end of World War II came profound changes in how Americans lived, reshaping the nation's landscape — and the fortunes of The Courant. Over the next two decades, as the population swelled and the economy flourished, thousands gave up city...