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  • UConn Applications Up 9 Percent Over Last Year

    UConn Applications Up 9 Percent Over Last Year
    If you're one of the more than 34,000 freshman applicants to UConn this year -- a pool that is almost 9 percent larger than last year's -- start checking your mailbox this weekend. Acceptance letters are being mailed Friday. The 34,019 hopefuls who...
  • In Sexual Relations, No Substitute For 'Yes'

    In Sexual Relations, No Substitute For 'Yes'
    It seems pretty simple: "Yes means yes." In other words, anything that is not a yes, or an affirmative demonstration of consent either verbally or physically, does not constitute consent in a sexual encounter. A lack of protest, silence or...
  • After 11 OD, Wesleyan President Urges Students To ID Sellers

    After 11 OD, Wesleyan President Urges Students To ID Sellers
    MIDDLETOWN — Following the hospitalization of students who used a party drug over the weekend, Wesleyan President Michael Roth pleaded with students Monday to "please, please stay away from illegal substances" and urged them to provide information...
  • UConn says state cuts would lead to closing departments

    The governor's proposed $40 million cut in anticipated state aid to the University of Connecticut would lead to staff cuts, unpaid furloughs and closure of some departments and degree programs, the school's president warned Tuesday. But Susan Herbst said...
  • Kiah Stokes And UConn Students Protest Budget Cuts

    Kiah Stokes And UConn Students Protest Budget Cuts
    Kiah Stokes is well known to Connecticut sports fans as a star player on the University of Connecticut's championship women's basketball team. But on Tuesday night, Stokes was another UConn student in the crowd who was protesting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's...
  • UConn President: Proposed Cuts Could Lead To 'Whole Chain Of Bad Things For Students'

    UConn President: Proposed Cuts Could Lead To 'Whole Chain Of Bad Things For Students'
    HARTFORD — UConn President Susan Herbst said Tuesday that layoffs, furlough days, fewer faculty and cuts in academic departments and financial aid for new students are all among the options that would have to be considered under a proposed state...
  • UConn Law To Host Panel on Wrongful Convictions

    UConn Law To Host Panel on Wrongful Convictions
    The University of Connecticut law school will host a panel discussion on wrongful convictions, exoneration and compensation. The free event will be held on Mon., March 2 at 6 p.m. in the William R. Davis Courtroom in William F. Starr Hall on the UConn...
  • UConn President: Proposed Cuts Would Be "Devastating"

    University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is among those testifying before the Connecticut's legislature's Appropriations Committee Tuesday, about proposed cuts to the University of Connecticut budget included in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan, which...
  • UConn's 'Daily Campus' Restructures Board

    Under pressure from University of Connecticut to comply with a 71-year-old statute or lose funding, the student executives of the school's newspaper have restructured their board, rescinding the the voting power of professionals — non-students&...
  • Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In

    Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has presented his version of a new state budget, but now it's time for legislators, lobbyists and everyone else to have their say about its final form. The process began Thursday with a presentation by the...
  • Simsbury Special Education Teacher Matt Spector Celebrated As Coach, Motivator

    Simsbury Special Education Teacher Matt Spector Celebrated As Coach, Motivator
    SIMSBURY — As a student at Hamden High School, Matt Spector remembers watching his brother, a special education student, volunteer at the Special Olympics. Spector said he remembered his brother's excitement, and knew he had to volunteer, too. The...