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  • 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...
  • Revolt Against Utility Chain Saws Stirs Connecticut's Trees

    They got the message and it was loud and clear: It's not good to be a tree in Connecticut. So like others before who felt the sting of persecution, they were pulling up roots. They were getting out of town. They were fleeing the only state they'd known....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • America Must Focus On Curbing All Guns

    Like the addict who dies of a potent overdose, the other addicts want some of that. So it is with gun sales after a mass shooting. They rise before the dead are even buried. Mass shootings are like one killer ad — and gun lovers want some of what'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sandy Hook Pictures Would Change Debate

    "The mutilated face of the victim was left untouched by morticians at the mother's request. She said she wanted 'all the world' to witness the atrocity." Jet Magazine, Sept. 15, 1955, on the open-casket funeral of 14-year-old Emmett Till. The wounds...
  • Getting Control Of Guns For All Americans

    "If The Civil Rights era has to be mentioned at all in the current gun debate, it's that the U.S. would be safer if blacks had stayed at the back of the bus — without access to firearms." — Email from reader taking issue with citing Emmett...