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  • CBS announces announcers and tip times for Sweet 16

     
    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......
  • Canadians win skating title, Floridians win dancing title

     
    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......
  • Immersed In The Light We Cannot See

    Immersed In The Light We Cannot See
    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...
  • Glastonbury Pays For Going Against Nature

    Glastonbury Pays For Going Against Nature
    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,...
  • A Proactive, Impactful Look At Words I Despise

    A Proactive, Impactful Look At Words I Despise
    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....
  • Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish

    Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish
    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...
  • UConn Should Live Sustainably Within Its Watershed

    UConn Should Live Sustainably Within Its Watershed
    "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...
  • University Greek houses often segregated

    University Greek houses often segregated
    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. Fraternity and...
  • Malloy Lauds CT Culture But Gives Short Shrift To Support

    Malloy Lauds CT Culture But Gives Short Shrift To Support
    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,...
  • Are Fraternities Stuck In Bad Old Ways?

    Are Fraternities Stuck In Bad Old Ways?
    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...
  • It's The Winter That Breaks Our Pavement

      It's The Winter That Breaks Our Pavement
    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...