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  • Why White Folk Just Don't See It

    Why White Folk Just Don't See It
    Why is anyone's gut reaction upon seeing the Spirit Rock on the UConn campus painted "Black Lives Matter," earlier this month, to find a bucket of gold paint and paint over the word "Black" so as to make the otherwise obvious statement, "Lives Matter?"...
  • Home Remedies: When The Doctor Prescribes Duct Tape For Warts

    Home Remedies: When The Doctor Prescribes Duct Tape For Warts
    When it comes to caring for everyday ailments, your grandmother had it right. Those home remedies she concocted with ingredients from her kitchen cabinet for upset stomachs, bee stings, coughs and a host of other everyday maladies have held up well over...
  • Windham Theatre Guild Leader's Enduring Impact On His Community

    Windham Theatre Guild Leader's Enduring Impact On His Community
    Victor Funderburk had never seen a play until his freshman year at the University of Connecticut. He doesn't remember what that play was, but he does remember thinking how he might have improved the student production. "I sat there saying, wow, this...
  • Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories

    Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories
    Author, essayist and UConn professor William Jelani Cobb will speak at a free Salon at Stowe event on Thursday, April 30, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. The Center's executive director, Katherine Kane, will be...
  • Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit

    Kevin Ollie Wouldn't Be First UConn Coach To Pull Quick Exit
    From The Courant Archives: Were UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie to leave Storrs for the NBA he wouldn't be the first coach of a major Husky program to catch players and fans off guard. Here's a look back at how The Courant told the story when the...
  • Vigil For Manchester High Senior Tonight; Concert Rescheduled

    Vigil For Manchester High Senior Tonight; Concert Rescheduled
    MANCHESTER — A jazz and percussion concert originally set for tonight at Manchester High School has been rescheduled because of a planned vigil for a student who died recently. Many student musicians wanted to attend the memorial for Alex Reale, a...
  • Is UConn An 800-Pound Gorilla At The Capitol?

    Is UConn An 800-Pound Gorilla At The Capitol?
    HARTFORD — The University of Connecticut not only has unquestioned success on the basketball court, but has scored recent victories at the Capitol as well. Fresh off a national championship, the women's basketball team visited the Capitol last...
  • Ambulances Called To UConn For Intoxicated Students

    Ambulances Called To UConn For Intoxicated Students
    STORRS — Ambulances from several communities were called to the University of Connecticut campus Friday night to transport intoxicated students to area hospitals, a university spokeswoman said. About 15 people were taken to hospitals in Windham and...
  • UConn Doctoral Student Accused Of Threatening Professor

    UConn Doctoral Student Accused Of Threatening Professor
    VERNON — A doctoral student in chemistry, accused of threatening one of his professors at the University of Connecticut, was jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail after his arraignment on Thursday. Jagadeswara Kona, 32, was charged with second-degree...
  • R.J. Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run

    R.J.  Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run
    R.J. Julia Booksellers celebrates its 25th anniversary on April 19. The bookstore at 678 Boston Post Road, Madison, is known for presenting prominent and popular authors discussing their latest books, as well as other book-related events. On Monday,...
  • Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87

    Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87
    John FitzGerald, a longtime Manchester resident and prominent lawyer, died Feb. 24. He was 87. FitzGerald was born in Danbury and was partner with the Howard, Kohn, Sprague and FitzGerald law firm in Hartford for 48 years. The firm, established in 1786,...