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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings

    Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings
    Three Rivers, Conn., is coming alive on the big screen. The fictional town, which is the setting for the bestselling novels of Mansfield resident Wally Lamb, looks a lot like Norwich. As well it should. "Three Rivers" is the make-believe stand-in for...
  • Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches

    Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches
    "I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. ... O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics

    State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics
    When executives hundreds or thousands of miles away from Connecticut make decisions to restructure or close a pharmaceutical research office here, what happens to the Ph.D.s who worked there? Do they scatter to suburban Washington, Boston or California,...
  • 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...
  • Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster

    Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster
    Growing up in West Hartford, going to college was my dream. I worked hard as an involved honors student and varsity athlete to reach my dream. The reality of my dream, however, became a nightmare. I didn't have family support and put myself through...
  • 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,...