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  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • Six Things About The Rock Cats Ownership

    Six Things About The Rock Cats Ownership
    1. Legendary minor league owner Joe Buzas purchased the Eastern League's Syracuse franchise for $25,000 in 1957 and moved the team to Allentown, Pa. Buzas would relocate the Red Sox Double A affiliate to Reading, Pa., Pittsfield, Mass. and Pawtucket, R.I....
  • In Theory: Is the United States making a right turn?

    The U.S. Navy, which earlier began allowing "humanist" as a designated religious preference despite the fact that many humanists are atheists, recently rejected its first application from a humanist chaplain. Days later, the U.S. Senate approved a...
  • Thumbs High Up For Murals At Library

    Thumbs high up to the Hartford Public Library for soon becoming the new home of two wonderful murals that are now in the city's XL Center. The large works — one of them is 16 by 10 feet — by Harlem Renaissance painter Romare Bearden require...
  • Moms' Book On Manners Is Now A Musical Teaching Kids To Be Polite

    Moms' Book On Manners Is Now A Musical Teaching Kids To Be Polite
    Both Cynthia Whipple and Mary Cashman lost their mothers at a young age. "They weren't really etiquette experts but what they were experts at was teaching about kindness and gratitude and appreciation," says Whipple of Avon. Looking for a way to share...
  • Thumbs Up For Senators, Down For Senate

    Thumbs up to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney of Connecticut, both of whom have fought hard for student-loan relief for students and their families. Thanks in part to their efforts, President Obama recently signed an executive order...
  • Will the Irish people embrace American football?

    Will the Irish people embrace American football?
    Even in the sporting goods stores, the lack of interest is apparent. If you're looking for American football gear, there's just one display behind the counter. And, well, that's about it. "I've been here for three years, and nobody has asked me for...
  • Connecticut's Independent Party Opts for Dependency

    OK, so you would think that a guiding principle of a political organization calling itself the Independent Party would be to act, you know, independently. Apparently, this is not the case in Connecticut. This past week, Connecticut's Independent Party...
  • Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?

    Where are first graduates of Urban Prep?
    As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Duncaster To Present Program About Women's Equality Day

    Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration. The event...