| Mar 22, 2009
Here are the tip times and announcers for the NCAA Tournament regional semifinals. Not sure officially which games the New York market will get, but I'd bet on the UConn, Duke, Syracuse and North Carolina games. Thursday: 7:07 p.m. Glendale......
| Apr 8, 2009
Congratulations to NEXXICE of Canada for winning the world synchronized skating championship in Zagreb and ending a long Scandinavian stranglehold on the title. And a laurel and hearty handshake to the Miami Heat on its fourth consecutive NBA Dance......
| May 13, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Last week, I finished reading "All the Light We Cannot See," the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Anthony Doerr. My book-group discussion reminded me how literacy in general and science literacy in particular, can help us appreciate the finer things in...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Since the mid-17th century, Connecticut residents have slowly imprisoned the river that gave the state its name. What once was a freely meandering stream is gradually being converted into a stone-lined, albeit gracefully curved and still beautiful,...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 10:08 AM
Although I love language, there are certain words that make me break out in hives. I have an allergic reaction when I see or hear them: I shiver as my temperature rises, I turn a mottled shade somewhere between mauve and crimson and my jaw clamps shut....
| Apr 15, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The California drought is wreaking havoc with the state's economy and forcing its residents to adapt. Why should this matter in Connecticut?
The superficial answers involve higher grocery bills and a westward diversion of federal dollars. The deeper...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
"Unquenchable" is the title of Robert Glennon's scorching critique of U.S. historical water policy. The word also applies to the University of Connecticut's seemingly unlimited thirst for water.
To ensure the growth of its Technology Park, hedge against...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:09 PM
If 11 a.m. on Sunday is the most segregated hour in America, as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once observed about churches, then the next most segregated might be 11 p.m. Saturday on college campuses when the Greeks start partying.
| Apr 1, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Six weeks ago, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy entered the Great Hall of the Connecticut General Assembly to deliver his biennial budget to lawmakers. Rhetorically, it was an excellent speech, full of lofty language and pleasing political platitudes. In practice,...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 5:29 PM
Can American college students learn that drunk and stupid is no way to go through life?
You've heard reports of recent assaults, abuse and seediness associated with Greek Life on college campuses across America, right?
You've learned about the...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Above ground, this winter's battle with snow and cold gave us action-packed media drama. Reporters leaned into blizzards. Road crews plowed all night. Public officials scrambled to keep us safe.
Cleared roads and salted sidewalks were easy-to-see...