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  • READER SUBMITTED: Ten Connecticut Students to Receive College Scholarships As Lieberman Scholars

    The Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Fund announced today that five Connecticut students who are headed to college in the fall will be the second class to receive scholarships from the Fund, which was launched a year ago. In addition, five students...
  • Clean out your ears, and listen for moutza winner

    A Moutza of the Month is a terrible thing to waste, especially if you waste May's moutza on me, and not on that earwax-eating Florida congressman and so many others, like the crazy ax-wielding guy on a dating show. "Take that meaty paw of yours and...
  • School Support Vital For Foster Care Youths

    Children and youths in foster care often struggle in school because of the challenges they face in their home lives, and are deprived of academic opportunity by virtue of their state involvement. Two bills currently being considered by the General...
  • Tom Foley Feels the Need for Speed

    Tom Foley made more driving news last week, which is never a good thing. He was charged with speeding on Route 9. Foley's spokesperson said Foley was going about 80 miles per hour. As someone who travels on Route 9 frequently, let me say that cars...
  • Woman charged with bomb threats at Quinnipiac to stop graduation

    This college commencement season has been marked by attention over high-profile speakers who canceled because of political angst on campus over their appearance. In Connecticut a woman at Quinnipiac University was arrested on suspicion of phoning in a...
  • Bomb Threats Are A Really Bad Plan

    Bomb Threats Are A Really Bad Plan
    Some people are just not cut out for a life of crime. Danielle Shea appears to be one of them. Ms. Shea is the 22-year-old woman who is charged with phoning in bomb threats in an attempt to cancel Quinnipiac University's graduation ceremony last week so...
  • Silencing Of Campus Speakers Intolerant

    Silencing Of Campus Speakers Intolerant
    Silly me. I thought American colleges were bastions of free speech, where faculty and students believe in "the marketplace of ideas." Not at Haverford College, Smith College or Rutgers University. Each of these institutions of higher learning...
  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • Colleges Should Ban Smoking Or Be Taxed

    No college or university administrator would consider condoning illiteracy, dishonesty, fallacious logic or bigotry. Let's help them add tobacco to this list by taxing colleges that condone its use. College is supposed to be challenging. But at the...
  • Hillary Clinton would beat any Republican challenger in Florida in 2016, poll shows

    Hillary Clinton would beat any Republican challenger in Florida in 2016, poll shows
    Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, beware. Recent polling shows Hillary Clinton would defeat any of the potential Republican presidential candidates, including former Gov. Bush and U.S. Sen. Rubio. The latest Quinnipiac University Poll...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...