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  • Best Defense Against Advancing Sea? Retreat

    Best Defense Against Advancing Sea? Retreat
    When I first visited Dock & Dine, a notable waterfront restaurant in Old Saybrook, I was struck by its extreme exposure to Long Island Sound, the fury of river flooding, coastal storms and shifting sands. It leans into the nor'easters coming off the Sound...
  • Despite Troubles, Fraternities Shape Leaders

    As a 2014 graduate of the University of Connecticut, a proud brother of Kappa Sigma, and a former vice president of the UConn Interfraternity Council, I can attest, quite personally, to the troubles of Greek organizations. I would argue, however, that the...
  • No Refuge For Fish? Stressed Species Need Safe Habitat

    No Refuge For Fish? Stressed Species Need Safe Habitat
    Overfishing and warming waters are combining to create a potent one-two punch that threatens significant harm to New England's already beleaguered fish and fishermen. Fortunately, there is one thing we can do to help cushion both blows: protect ocean...
  • Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919

    Football Death Of Gardner Dow Silenced UConn Campus In 1919
    World War I ended in late 1918 and Gardner Dow, having survived his Naval service, was settled into life as a junior at the Connecticut Agricultural College in mid-1919. In May of that year, a Courant story appeared under the following headlines....
  • Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities

    Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities
    Isn't it time to rethink the relationship between higher education and Greek organizations? Fraternities and sororities are bastions of exclusion, anachronisms in this global society. They encourage cliques and excesses, and have brought ambulances to...
  • State Sets Standard Against Campus Sex Assaults

    Connecticut, long known for the excellence of its institutions of higher education, may now add another star to its banner: the country's strongest policies on dealing with campus sexual assaults. Among its many provisions, the new measure (which should...
  • There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?

    There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?
    Eric Hathaway of Canton said bears wander into his yard occasionally to chomp on the bird feeder or plunder a trash can, but he was surprised to see one recently in the parking lot of his Junk Shop on U.S. Route 44. "Route 44 is 100 feet away from where...
  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four

    Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four
    The Final Four is headed to Arlington, Texas, and at least one college student is making the most of the event coming to town.  A college student at the University of Texas at Arlington decided to rent out her 520-square-foot dorm room to fans coming to...
  • EB Contractor Summit Lures 300 Companies

    A contractor summit connecting Connecticut businesses to opportunities coming out of Electric Boat's new multi-year $17.6 billion submarine contract with the Navy, originally expected to attract a few dozen companies, instead brought about 300...
  • UConn Professor Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Retires

    A University of Connecticut music professor who was suspended with pay in 2013 while police investigated allegations of sexual misconduct retired on April 1 with an annual pension of $68,640. Robert F. Miller, 67, a former head of the music department,...