| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Congrats to these former Red Rovers student-athletes and best of luck to them at the collegiate level. Note that football players Justin Weldon and Cameron Casciole are receiving scholarships: ATHLETE NAME/ SPORT/ COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY Nicole Jagernauth --...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:18 PM
After leading the University of Denver to the Summit League women's tennis championship in her first year on campus, Maureen Slattery of Newport News recently added another accomplishment to a long list of them.
The 5-foot-2 slugger, who laces flat...
| Jun 9, 2014
Even during a vacation in June, Penn State doesn't cease making news, large or small. Here are some things you (and I) might have missed last week. 2015 CLASS ADDS FOURTH PLAYER FROM NEW JERSEY Myles Hartsfield, a safety/running back......
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Eastern Connecticut State University adjunct professor Brent Terry got caught saying what he thinks Monday, when an anonymous student recorded the creative writing teacher's rantings. Terry is a paranoid left-winger who used his classroom to spew his fury...
| 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 2, 2014
| 11:13 PM
Cuban musician Juan Formell, 71, who for more than four decades was the driving force behind the big band salsa orchestra Los Van Van, died Thursday, Cuban state television reported in Havana. The cause was not given.
Formell received a Latin Grammy...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 1:55 PM
The biggest moment in UConn football history might have been when the Huskies ran onto the field for the 2011 Fiesta Bowl against Oklahoma.
A moment within the moment was pretty big, too. Senior wide receiver Kashif Moore, now with the Pittsburgh...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:30 AM
In 1920, a bond salesman walked into Joseph Yenowsky's Waterbury, Conn., clothing store. Yenowsky was a tough sell. During their lengthy conversation, Yenowsky told the salesman he thought Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Bolshevik leader, was "the brainiest...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Members of the Class of 2014, I salute you. My warmest wishes on the occasion of your graduation from this fine institution.
And, before I go any further, I would like to express my personal thanks to all of you for not rescinding my invitation. I...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand apparently will speak at the school's commencement. Citing a 'miscommunication,' Rutgers President Robert Barchi said the university had always intended for LeGrand to speak, but he wouldn't be the only speaker....