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  • UConn Trustees Approves $1.2 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike

    UConn Trustees Approves $1.2 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike
    STORRS — The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees unanimously approved an almost $1.2 billion budget for next year that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment. Next year's budget is 4....
  • Cashing In On Climate Change — Wanna Bet?

    The reality of climate change has penetrated common culture, but the gravity of the situation has not. I have an example so egregious that I decided to share it with you. "Beat the heat" is a catchy phrase commonly used by advertisers to draw...
  • Scholarship awarded

    ENFIELD- The North Central CT Professional Business Women (NCCPBW) awarded their annual scholarship of $500 to Linda Moua. Moua is a returning student attending Asnuntuck Community College. She is majoring in Business Administration and plans to...
  • Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities

    Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities
    Isn't it time to rethink the relationship between higher education and Greek organizations? Fraternities and sororities are bastions of exclusion, anachronisms in this global society. They encourage cliques and excesses, and have brought ambulances to...
  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
  • Kevin Ollie Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn

    Kevin Ollie  Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn
    Kevin Ollie has maintained all along that his heart was at UConn. Now he has a new five-year contract to remain as coach of the Huskies. "Thank you, God, for opening up so many doors, for me to be working in Storrs," Ollie tweeted just after 2 p.m....
  • UConn Professor Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Retires

    A University of Connecticut music professor who was suspended with pay in 2013 while police investigated allegations of sexual misconduct retired on April 1 with an annual pension of $68,640. Robert F. Miller, 67, a former head of the music department,...
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  • Northwestern union vote just small part of drive for NCAA reforms

    Northwestern union vote just small part of drive for NCAA reforms
    Think of Friday's union vote by Northwestern University football players as the necklace in "Titanic," the ruby slippers or the meaning of Rosebud. It's what filmmakers, like the late Alfred Hitchcock, would call a MacGuffin — something pursued and...
  • Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players

    Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players
    UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them. Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
  • Legal Aid Can Slice Through Veterans' Benefits Backlog

    In recent years, more than half a million veterans struggling with poverty and service-connected disabilities were forced to wait months — sometimes more than a year — to receive veterans benefits that can mean the difference between...