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  • Authority Gets Look At Latest UConn Hartford Campus Renderings

    Authority Gets Look At Latest UConn Hartford Campus Renderings
    HARTFORD — A new downtown campus for the University of Connecticut is expected to welcome students in the fall of 2017, and a regional development authority Thursday got a look at the newest renderings of what it will look like. In addition, the...
  • How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?

    How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?
    Students are borrowing a lot more to go to college than their parents did. Nationwide, student debt is greater than any other household debt except mortgages. Debt seems particularly high in Connecticut. At $30,191, Connecticut's students owe more on...
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • UConn Students Land Dates On Jerry Springer's New Show

    UConn Students Land Dates On Jerry Springer's New Show
    University of Connecticut junior Brian Eilers didn't care that Annalise Lenihan usually goes home from a bar with someone other than the guy she came with. And Lenihan didn't care that one of Eilers' ex-girlfriends successfully sued him for $100,000....
  • Storrs Center: Adding A Welcome Downtown Buzz

    Storrs Center: Adding A Welcome Downtown Buzz
    Each year I do more and more online holiday shopping. I'm not nuts about this way of selecting presents, but frankly, it is easier than driving an hour from my home in eastern Connecticut to a shopping mall. That will now change because of Storrs...
  • Vacant Constitution Plaza Building In Hartford Goes To Auction

    Vacant Constitution Plaza Building In Hartford Goes To Auction
    HARTFORD — The former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza — once considered a potential site for UConn's downtown Hartford campus — will go on the auction block, after being up for sale for nearly three years. The five-...
  • U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus

    U. of I. rejects 'official beer' billboards near campus
    Only select fans can buy a beer at a University of Illinois football game, but according to billboards around the state, Coors Light is now the "Official Beer of the Fighting Illini." The billboards went up in August, soon after the university...
  • Change In TheaterWorks' Schedule; 'Spelling Bee' At CRT

    Change In TheaterWorks' Schedule; 'Spelling Bee' At CRT
    There's a change in the 2014-15 schedule for Hartford's TheaterWorks and it's hoping for a touchdown. Production artistic director Rob Ruggiero says that the early spring show (which follows this season's "Annapurna," "Christmas on the Rocks" and Mark...
  • Don't Let CSCU Learners Be Treated As Second-Class Students

    Don't Let CSCU Learners Be Treated As Second-Class Students
    I teach at Southern Connecticut State University. We have about 11,000 students, many who are the first in their families to go to college. Southern, along with the other state universities and community colleges, offers them opportunity. But unless the...