| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
PITTSBURGH — Attention, Pennsylvanians: Wednesday's debate — the third and final one of the campaign — proved there is more to this gubernatorial election than education spending and income taxes.
Incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:33 PM
HARTFORD — Since the start of this year, Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy has been scoring big points with Connecticut environmentalists. He's come down on the side of protecting glass eels, agreed to ban waste from natural gas fracking, backed clean...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Florida voters don't trust Gov. Rick Scott very much. They feel the same queasiness about challenger Charlie Crist. There are at least two plausible explanations for the dismal showing. It could be the consequence of negative ads that bombard voters...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Education became a dominant theme in the governor's race this week, as Democrats launched an attack against Republican candidate Tom Foley for education proposals they say would slash funding from schools that need it the most.
At the core of Foley's...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 2:26 PM
HARTFORD – In high-profile gubernatorial races from Maine to Michigan, candidates are skipping out on televised debates.
But the governor's race in Connecticut is bucking the trend.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley are...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:14 PM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:14 AM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:55 AM
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...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:11 PM
HAMDEN — Farid Sadrieh, Qunnipiac University's first professor to win a second Fulbright scholarship, has every expectation that his next research project on the African continent will proceed more peacefully than the first.
In 2009, he was...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:00 PM
HARTFORD — When Connecticut voters get ready to cast their ballots this November, they will be asked to decide an issue that combines high-minded ideals with down-and-dirty political calculation.
At stake is a proposed amendment to the state...