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  • 3/12/2013-The Higher Education game

    3/12/2013-The Higher Education game
    I have ties to the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut State University System. I've lectured at both, have a cartoon collection at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn, have taught a class in editorial cartooning at Eastern Connecticut...
  • People At Heart Of March For Dreams

    People At Heart Of March For Dreams
    Fifty years ago, my childhood buddies and I would pluck dandelions from the green grass, hold them close to our lips and blow. As the white puffs sailed into the wind, we'd make a wish. We were all colored boys and I don't recall the things we...
  • Judging The Users Of A Racist Word

    If George Zimmerman had uttered what Paula Deen 'fessed up to saying, the verdict in his trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin would be a foregone conclusion. He'd be guilty as sin. "Nigger" is that powerful. "Nigger" is the word that has left...
  • A West Haven Student Obsessively Pursues Game-Show Success

    A West Haven Student Obsessively Pursues Game-Show Success
    He once camped out on a Hollywood sidewalk for three days to be first in line. He traveled to New York City seven freakin' times over two years to take tests before he was finally chosen for his next mass-media adventure. His friends think he's crazy,...
  • 5 questions … for Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego

    5 questions … for Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego
    Leslie Mancuso has been at the helm of Jhpiego, an international health affiliate of the Johns Hopkins University, for more than a decade. Under her leadership, the Fells Point-based organization has expanded significantly. The nonprofit's budget has...
  • Lucky Me at Yale's Off Broadway Theatre through June 9

    Lucky Me at Yale's Off Broadway Theatre through June 9
    There are just a few more performances of Lucky Me at the Off Broadway Theater (down the path behind Toad’s Place on York Street). Sachi Parker performes a one-woman show describing what it’s like to have been the daughter of Shirley MacLaine....
  • A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses

    A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses
    Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it. That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
  • Mary Sherlach Would Have Known How To Comfort Newtown

    Mary Sherlach Would Have Known How To Comfort Newtown
    Weeks before Christmas, Mary Sherlach had already transformed her Trumbull home into the picture of holiday cheer. The red-and-green plaid tablecloth was in place. And there were candles and centerpieces on the tables and wreaths on the door and...
  • Victoria Soto Was Prepared For Last, Selfless Lesson

    Victoria Soto Was Prepared For Last, Selfless Lesson
    Professor Leslie Ricklin noticed it early on. Victoria Soto was different than the other teacher candidates in Ricklin's social-studies methods course at Eastern Connecticut State University. It wasn't Vicki Leigh Soto's boundless energy or even the...
  • Victims Remembered Fondly

    Victims Remembered Fondly
    The names of more victims in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School emerged Saturday, including a teacher who had just landed a permanent substitute position at the school. Lauren Rousseau, 30, landed the subsitute job in November and was one...
  • Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings

    Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...