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  • Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere

    Racially Charged Incident At UConn Triggers Concerns About Campus Atmosphere
    A University of Connecticut investigation into a confrontation between white fraternity students and women belonging to a black sorority is regaining momentum after new allegations about the incidents were raised at a recent student community meeting....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday

    Basketball Season Kicks Off For UConn Men And Women Friday
    STORRS — The confetti was still on heads and shoulders as Kevin Ollie and his players took the podium at AT&T Stadium. It was familiar, it was comfortable. And when someone tossed out the word, "improbable," Ollie corrected him. "Somebody told...
  • Longtime Manchester Memorial Hospital Pharmacist Dies At 94

    Martin Aroian, a longtime pharmacist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Oct. 11. He was 94. Aroian was born in Hartford in 1919. He was a state singles tennis champion at Hartford Public High School. After graduating from the University of...
  • Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy

    Political Shifts Threaten Sane Energy Policy
    With Republican Mitch McConnell the almost certain Senate majority leader, local representation from coal-rich Kentucky will send the nation back to the dark ages of energy policy. The forward progress made by the Environmental Protection Agency on...
  • UConn Women Win AAC Soccer Title; Player Suspended

    The UConn women's soccer team claimed its first American Athletic Conference Championship, defeating the University of South Florida 3-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless draw on Sunday in Tampa, Fla. The Huskies clinched a berth in the NCAA women's...
  • Brothers, Their Families Find Home In Century-Old 'Castle' In Hartford's West End

    Brothers, Their Families Find Home In Century-Old 'Castle' In Hartford's West End
    HARTFORD — Growing up, brothers Alex and Joe Giadone shared a bed until they were in grade school and a bedroom until Joe went off to college. Now the men, both in their 30s, are back in Hartford living together again. But they could have trouble...
  • Vacant Constitution Plaza Building In Hartford Goes To Auction

    Vacant Constitution Plaza Building In Hartford Goes To Auction
    HARTFORD — The former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza — once considered a potential site for UConn's downtown Hartford campus — will go on the auction block, after being up for sale for nearly three years. The five-...
  • Change In TheaterWorks' Schedule; 'Spelling Bee' At CRT

    Change In TheaterWorks' Schedule; 'Spelling Bee' At CRT
    There's a change in the 2014-15 schedule for Hartford's TheaterWorks and it's hoping for a touchdown. Production artistic director Rob Ruggiero says that the early spring show (which follows this season's "Annapurna," "Christmas on the Rocks" and Mark...
  • Texting-While-Driving Study Likens Phone Use to Drug Addiction

     
    When Huey Lewis sang "I Want a New Drug" back in the '80s, he could not have foreseen that one day that newfangled pharmaceutical wouldn't come in pill form but as a phone ??? and that it would be one......