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  • Students Working With Parents Of Sick Children To Hold Dance Marathon Fundraiser For CCMC

    Students Working With Parents Of Sick Children To Hold Dance Marathon Fundraiser For CCMC
    Young adults stay up all night, dancing and socializing, until they literally can't stand anymore. A wild college bender? Nope. The excitement surrounds the largest student-run philanthropic event in the state: the University of Connecticut HuskyTHON. "It...
  • Flexer, Rosati and Rovero listen to constituent concerns

    State Sen. Mae Flexer (D-29), state Rep. Danny Rovero (D-51) and state Rep. Christine Rosati (D-44) held office hours at the Killingly Town Hall on Feb. 28. For two hours they answered questions and provided information on bills that were currently on the...
  • College Sex: Is 'Yes Means Yes' Better Than 'No Means No?'

    College Sex: Is 'Yes Means Yes' Better Than 'No Means No?'
    When it comes to sex, there's a world of difference between "no means no" and "yes means yes," students and college officials told legislators last week. Olivia Paschal, a Yale student, said she has not been sexually assaulted, but that if it had ever...
  • UConn Foundation Says 'Transparency' Bills Would Chill Donors

    UConn Foundation Says 'Transparency' Bills Would Chill Donors
    Representatives of the University of Connecticut Foundation made an impassioned argument at a legislative hearing Thursday that any law forcing them to open their records to the public — even if donors' name are excluded — would impede their...
  • Advanced Air Purification Fertility Clinic Moves To Farmington

    Advanced Air Purification Fertility Clinic Moves To Farmington
    FARMINGTON — One of the country's few fertility clinics to use an advanced air purification system has opened in town. The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services, formerly located at UConn Health, recently opened on 2 Batterson Park Road....
  • UConn Applications Up 9 Percent Over Last Year

    UConn Applications Up 9 Percent Over Last Year
    If you're one of the more than 34,000 freshman applicants to UConn this year -- a pool that is almost 9 percent larger than last year's -- start checking your mailbox this weekend. Acceptance letters are being mailed Friday. The 34,019 hopefuls who...
  • In Sexual Relations, No Substitute For 'Yes'

    In Sexual Relations, No Substitute For 'Yes'
    It seems pretty simple: "Yes means yes." In other words, anything that is not a yes, or an affirmative demonstration of consent either verbally or physically, does not constitute consent in a sexual encounter. A lack of protest, silence or...
  • After 11 OD, Wesleyan President Urges Students To ID Sellers

    After 11 OD, Wesleyan President Urges Students To ID Sellers
    MIDDLETOWN — Following the hospitalization of students who used a party drug over the weekend, Wesleyan President Michael Roth pleaded with students Monday to "please, please stay away from illegal substances" and urged them to provide information...
  • Kiah Stokes And UConn Students Protest Budget Cuts

    Kiah Stokes And UConn Students Protest Budget Cuts
    Kiah Stokes is well known to Connecticut sports fans as a star player on the University of Connecticut's championship women's basketball team. But on Tuesday night, Stokes was another UConn student in the crowd who was protesting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's...
  • UConn President: Proposed Cuts Could Lead To 'Whole Chain Of Bad Things For Students'

    UConn President: Proposed Cuts Could Lead To 'Whole Chain Of Bad Things For Students'
    HARTFORD — UConn President Susan Herbst said Tuesday that layoffs, furlough days, fewer faculty and cuts in academic departments and financial aid for new students are all among the options that would have to be considered under a proposed state...
  • Simsbury Special Education Teacher Matt Spector Celebrated As Coach, Motivator

    Simsbury Special Education Teacher Matt Spector Celebrated As Coach, Motivator
    SIMSBURY — As a student at Hamden High School, Matt Spector remembers watching his brother, a special education student, volunteer at the Special Olympics. Spector said he remembered his brother's excitement, and knew he had to volunteer, too. The...