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  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a professor at MIT, a MacArthur "Genius," and the first Latino to sit on the Pulitzer Prize board of jurors. Still, the Dominican-American writer graciously took the time to answer a few of my questions via e-mail amidst a rigorous teaching schedule and a national paperback book tour (he'll be stopping by Yale University on Nov. 12 and Naugatuck Valley Community College on Nov. 14). We managed to cover the meaning of art, some of the quirks of his reoccurring narrator Yunior, and I even did my best to coax a little writing advice out of him.
  • Older Vets Make Up Most Of Unemployed, New VA Report Shows

    Veterans ages 18 to 54 had similar, or slightly lower, rates of unemployment than their civilian counterparts from 2000-2013, but older veterans were more likely than their peers to be unemployed, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of...

    At MCC, You're Never Too Old To Learn

    At MCC, You're Never Too Old To Learn
    It would be a mistake to think of the division of continuing education at Manchester Community College as being for working adults only. Continuing education as defined here is for everyone who wants it regardless of whether you are 5 years old or 95...

    Bumpy But Fun: Family-Owned Quassy Amusement Park Survives Four Generations

    Bumpy But Fun: Family-Owned Quassy Amusement Park Survives Four Generations
    MIDDLEBURY — Ron Gustafson has called Quassy Amusement & Waterpark his summer home for 13 years now, and this could be the park's best year yet. Gustafson is going home in North Carolina when the park closes early next month. He has been...

    Northwestern Connecticut College Creates Manufacturing Degree Program

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing. The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Students...