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  • Valley Regional QB Chris Jean-Pierre Rises To Occasion

    Valley Regional QB Chris Jean-Pierre Rises To Occasion
    DEEP RIVER — Rolling out to his left, Valley Regional/Old Lyme quarterback Chris Jean-Pierre never broke stride as he heaved a pass back across his body and the field. The Morgan-Clinton safety defending on the play slipped and fell as Jean-...
  • How Black Men Are Perceived As Pit Bulls

    How Black Men Are Perceived As Pit Bulls
    We are the pit bull that is seen with wary eyes; if we come too close, then it's goodbye. Regardless of whether we are calm, courteous and nonthreatening in demeanor, we are deemed suspicious and dangerous, which makes it justifiable to put us down with a...
  • Learning Higher

    Learning Higher
    Full disclosure: I once taught an editorial cartooning and comic strip course at Eastern Connecticut State University for one semester. A few years after that I gave the commencement address for Central Connecticut State University at what was then called...
  • Dark Is Beautiful — Erasing Skin Tone Bias

    Dark Is Beautiful — Erasing Skin Tone Bias
    Dark is beautiful. When I first heard Indian actress, director and social activist Nandita Das say those words in reference to a campaign she is helping lead in India to eliminate the discrimination that nation has against those of a darker complexion,...
  • Revolt Of Connecticut Professors Follows Trend In Other States

    Revolt Of Connecticut Professors Follows Trend In Other States
    The revolt of Connecticut state university professors against a transformative plan developed by a high-priced consultant and backed by the administration has grabbed headlines recently, but it's a showdown that has been repeated elsewhere across the...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings

    Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings
    Three Rivers, Conn., is coming alive on the big screen. The fictional town, which is the setting for the bestselling novels of Mansfield resident Wally Lamb, looks a lot like Norwich. As well it should. "Three Rivers" is the make-believe stand-in for...
  • Mirabilio Natural Designs Jewelry

    Jewelry designer Derek Mirabilio fashions handmade pieces from exotic woods, sponge mushrooms, shells, stone and feathers. He's also carving out the entrepreneur within himself. Mirabilio says he never bought into the "starving artist" myth. From the...
  • Reports Of Sex Assault On College Campuses Climb As More Victims Come Forward

    Reports Of Sex Assault On College Campuses Climb As More Victims Come Forward
    Reports of sexual assault climbed last year on many Connecticut college campuses, an increase that college officials and experts attributed to heightened awareness and expanded educational programs that make it easier for victims to come forward. Of...
  • SCSU Students On Alert After Two Armed Robberies On Campus

    Southern Connecticut State University students are being urged to take caution after two armed robberies took place on campus early Friday morning.  University police are currently searching for the suspect, who has been described as a black male in his...
  • Hard Days For Ebola-Maligned Third-Grader

    Hard Days For Ebola-Maligned Third-Grader
    I keep thinking about that Milford third-grader who, after traveling to Nigeria for a family wedding, faced a 21-day ban from her Meadowside Elementary School with the prospect of police forcibly removing her if she showed up. Ebola. That was the fear,...