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  • Outgoing Trinity President Made Tough, Brave Choices

    Outgoing Trinity President Made Tough, Brave Choices
    The premature resignation of Trinity College President James F. Jones Jr. marks not only the loss of an innovative educator and intellectual leader, but also leaves this 2007 graduate with the very uneasy sense that Trinity has become a community so...
  • 'This House,' Helen Mirren in 'The Audience' Next Up For National Theatre Live

    'This House,' Helen Mirren in 'The Audience' Next Up For National Theatre Live
    National Theatre Live — those terrific HD live broadcasts from London’s National Theatre to movie houses around the world, including Connecticut — has a hot lineup, ahead, including Olivier Award winners and nominees. It certainly...
  • We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots

    We're Just One Step Ahead Of The Robots
    This Labor Day piece was not written by a robot. But it won't be long before it is. In the early 1880s, unions led by machinist Matthew Maguire held a labor day event to honor the "workingman." The idea caught on as many cities and states began...
  • No Call For Glamourizing Boston Bombing Suspect

    No Call For Glamourizing Boston Bombing Suspect
    When I first heard about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged in the Boston Marathon bombing, I felt sympathy for him. I was fascinated by the stories that began emerging on the day his identity was discovered: He was liked at school, friendly, a good...
  • College Degree The Fruit Of Hard Work — And Much Assistance

    Success is often characterized in a way that celebrates individual achievement, perseverance and personal triumph. Although it is true that it is my name is on my new college diploma, there is simply no way I would have made it to this day without a broad...
  • 6/14/2013-What's In A School Name?

    6/14/2013-What's In A School Name?
    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-...
  • Hartford Residents Must Be Part Of Revival

    Hartford Residents Must Be Part Of Revival
    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...
  • Tighten Rules, End Sweetheart State Hiring

    Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
  • Rowing Regatta Highlights Hartford's Riverfront

    While cars inch and honk along I-84 in Hartford during the a.m. and p.m. hours, a different type of traffic hums beneath the Bulkeley Bridge. Only this kind is far more pleasant. For the past several weeks, hundreds of athletes from the Hartford area,...
  • Trinity Should Bring Back Urban Studies Major

    Christine C. Quinn, New York City's city council speaker and a leading contender to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2013, was well prepared for her life's work. She graduated from Trinity College in Hartford in 1988 with a degree in urban studies and...
  • Time To Bring Car-Sharing Service To Downtown Hartford?

    With the University of Connecticut moving its Greater Hartford campus to downtown Hartford, and with a handful of new residential developments on the drawing board, already challenging traffic and parking problems could get worse. One way to help...