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  • Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid

    Noncitizen UConn Student Shut Out Of Financial Aid
    The University of Connecticut says it will double the money it raises for scholarships. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get any of that $150 million. I am an undocumented immigrant student who grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Windsor Locks...
  • The Great Climate Change Denial Industry

    The Great Climate Change Denial Industry
    Last month, I had the displeasure of attending a lecture-slide show titled "Climate Change in the American Mind." My unhappiness came not from its presenter — Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication —...
  • Luke Bronin May Make Run For Hartford Mayor

    Luke Bronin May Make Run For Hartford Mayor
    Luke Bronin announced Tuesday he would resign from his position as general counsel for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and said he is "strongly considering" a run for mayor of Hartford in 2015. Bronin said he would resign his post Jan. 7, when Malloy is scheduled...
  • UConn May Buy Nathan Hale Inn For Student Housing

    UConn May Buy Nathan Hale Inn For Student Housing
    The University of Connecticut is considering purchase of the 98-room Nathan Hale Inn and Conference Center at the Storrs campus as the university seeks to address a shortage of dormitory space. UConn's board of trustees will consider Wednesday if the...
  • Trinity College Submits Winning Bid For Constitution Plaza Building

    Trinity College Submits Winning Bid For Constitution Plaza Building
    HARTFORD — Trinity College has committed $2 million to buy the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the latest move by a college to establish a presence downtown. Trinity was the winning bidder in a three-day online auction...
  • Hartford Protestors March in Solidarity With Ferguson, Brown, Garner

    Hartford Protestors March in Solidarity With Ferguson, Brown, Garner
    HARTFORD — Some marched with hands above their heads. Others rang bells and carried signs. But all joined in the chant that has becoming a rallying cry for activists throughout the country — "Hands up, don't shoot." More than 100 people...
  • Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford

    Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford
    A hush fell over parts of downtown New Haven shortly after noon on Friday as several hundred protesters marched hand-in-hand and in silence to the court house to protest incidents in Ferguson and Staten Island, where police killed black men, and Cleveland...
  • Mo'ne Davis makes varsity hoops team as eighth grader

    Last week, it was the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Thursday, it was the national Christmas tree lighting in Washington. The next stop for Mo'ne Davis, Little League baseball star and University of Connecticut women's basketball wannabe,...
  • 100th Yearbook Edition Includes Special Section On High School's Past

    Students on the Manchester High School yearbook staff are working to complete the 100th edition of the school's "Somanhis" yearbook. While most students don't start to think of the yearbook until the end of the school year, the class of students who...
  • Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment

    Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment
    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — part of our Bill of Rights — guarantees, among other things, that our government will not abridge the freedom of the press. Yet recently, two veteran Connecticut Superior Court judges said that...
  • Regents President Blames Himself For Harsh Faculty Criticism

    Regents President Blames Himself For Harsh Faculty Criticism
    HARTFORD — Board of Regents President Gregory Gray blames himself for what he sees as misunderstandings about his signature transformative plan for the state's largest public university and college system. In a lengthy interview last week, Gray...