| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Half a century ago, Connecticut Public Television wasn't the award-winning TV producer and presenter it is today. It wasn't even "Public Television." It was Connecticut Educational Television.
Located in the basement of Trinity College's library, Channel...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:59 PM
I wish they'd just name Hartford's schools after former presidents, or former superintendents, school board members, mayors, senators, governors, or other notables. The way they're naming most of them now is pretentious, impossible to remember, over-...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Incidents at two Connecticut colleges — and others — show that institutions of higher learning must do more to curb the negative behavior typically associated with fraternity membership.
•A former Wesleyan University student who says...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:20 PM
National Theatre Live will broadcast a live performance of Arthur Wing Pinero's "The Magistrate" starring Oscar nominee and Tony Award-winner John Lithgow at cinemas and theaters across North America this week, including screens in Connecticut. There...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Puffing dabs. No mawltards spilling schwill on me. No Alaska bathroom lines. And puffing dabs. #couchtour positives. — @walker_albert, Dec. 28, 2012.
It's a weekday night in the suburbs. The kids are in bed, and you're wide awake. What to do?...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Orlando Bishop Moore quarterback Danny May has committed to play at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
"It's one of the top Division III programs in the country, and was one of only three undefeated teams [8-0] last year [the others Ohio State...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:55 AM
A lot of schools have their big student productions in fall and spring. By contrast, Trinity College is offering full productions of three different shows on this otherwise bleak January weekend.
Another Antigone (Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 2 at 1:30 p....
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A quick look around downtown Hartford shows that changes are underway.
The "Butt Ugly" building at the mouth of the city's core has been torn down, along with deconstruction projects all around the area. Construction of high-end apartments downtown...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
It takes some special friends to get a career up and running.
Christopher Houlihan, a rising star in the world of organ performance, knows. He's the first performer in this year's Bach Festival, the 78th series of concerts, talks and other events...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards bring out the critic in everyone. It starts when the nominations are announced — "Whaddya mean, Ben Affleck wasn't nominated?" — and lasts long after Oscar night. That annual ritual takes place Sunday night and will be...