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  • Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist

    Put Bieber Joke In Context ... Yep, That Was Racist
    Dear Justin Bieber: The policy of the paper I write for is to never use that word you used in that god-awful joke you told about why black people are afraid of chain saws. But sometimes when teaching about fire, and this is a word I am studying...
  • The Times Have Caught Up With Racists

    More than a century ago, then-Mississippi Gov. James K. Vardaman, in a speech in Poplarville, Miss., said: "If it is necessary, every Negro in the state will be lynched." His words in 1907 sparked no public storm of condemnation from the state's white...
  • Nowadays, The Trash Man Comes Alone

    As Hamden's new humongous garbage truck rumbled down my street a couple of months ago, kicking off the town's new collection system, I watched from my bedroom window like a kid. Then, it pulled up to my new humongous 96-gallon garbage receptacle,...
  • Certify Work Skills Of Returning Veterans

    Veterans returning to Connecticut face significant obstacles getting the licenses and educational credit they need to transition back to civilian life. These barriers have devastating consequences for returning service members, their households and our...
  • Michael Hawley, Iraq Veteran, Co-founded Loose Collective Of Artists

    Michael Hawley, Iraq Veteran, Co-founded Loose Collective Of Artists
    Michael Hawley's father was in the Coast Guard, his uncles served in Vietnam, and his grandfather served in World War II. His great-grandfather was a major general, a top-ranked Army surgeon during World War II. In fact, Hawley can trace his ancestors'...
  • Did Michael Sam's Kiss Cause Colorblindness?

    Did Michael Sam's Kiss Cause Colorblindness?
    I heard them behind me. "Eehehh!" they said quietly. I glanced over my shoulder and saw two white girls responding to an interracial kiss on the screen. I presumed in the darkness of the movie theater, they did not notice my color. Or perhaps what...
  • In Barry Bonds' Defense, There's Viagra

    It struck me as presumptuous and self-righteous that columnist Bill O'Reilly blasted the San Francisco Giants earlier this month for allowing Barry Bonds to return as a hitting coach for a week. In O'Reilly's view, Bonds is an unrepentant cheater who...
  • Millennial Women Face Job, Family Choices

    Many millennial women are not feeling the effects of the gender wage gap, just yet. A Pew Research Center study showed that millennial women — born between 1980 and 2000 — are currently earning close to what their male counterparts earn....
  • Día de concientización sobre el autismo

    Día de concientización sobre el autismo
    Esperamos ver mucho azul mañana en Connecticut y por todo el mundo! Mañana, 2 de abril, es el día mundial de la Concientización del Autismo. Cada año, durante los últimos 7, Autism Speaks celebra 'Ilumínalo de azul', lo cual es una iniciativa mundial...
  • Southern Connecticut Coach Mike Donnelly Finalist For Clarence Gaines Award

    The season ended in the NCAA Tournament Division II quarterfinals for Southern Connecticut, which took a school-record 19-game winning streak to Evansville, Ind., for the Elite Eight. It's been an incredible turnaround for the program, and coach Mike...
  • No More Complaints — Everybody Gets An A

    Nobody told me that teaching makes you crazy. But now, 20 years after teaching my first university course, I am crazy as all get up. You see, I have decided to give all my students A's, regardless of whether they earned them or not. How crazy is that?...