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  • Don't Insult Teachers — They Are 'Doing'

    "Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach." This is an odious and offensive insult to teachers everywhere. It should be banished, sent to the same place the "n" word has gone. Never will I write it again. It's an insult to the memory of the...
  • Honey, They Shrank The New Storrs Town Green

    Honey, They Shrank The New Storrs Town Green
    Storrs Center, the new town center adjacent to the University of Connecticut campus, is nearing completion and by and large, I like what I see. As a town resident, UConn employee and local pedestrian, I see a novel design, quality construction,...
  • Troops' Spiritual Side One Key To Psychological Health

    This week, a deeply troubled Navy reservist got himself killed during a murderous shootout in Washington, D.C. Last year, suicides caused more deaths in the U.S. military than active combat around the world. Something must be terribly wrong. To help...
  • Colorado Floods Bad, But The Bigger Story Was The Rain

    Boulder, Colorado. Both of these names derive from torrential river flows. So why the media hysteria about the floods there last month? The city of Boulder was named for Boulder Creek, which was named for the abundance of large boulders. How did they...
  • As Clock Ticks, International Cooperation Saves Earth

    A truly international response to Syria's use of chemical weapons is needed. Yet confusion reigns because Earth is a closed system of leaders and followers, and alliances and counter-alliances. But what if the threat to world stability were coming from...
  • Old Man Of The Mountain Rises In Myth

    Last week, my vacation travel took me through Franconia Notch, N.H. This smooth-sided glacial valley struck me as more beautiful than ever, now that the "Old Man of the Mountain" is gone and the scar left from where he fell has been healed by the...
  • Who Knew What And When Certain To Emerge In UConn Scandal

    Who Knew What And When Certain To Emerge In UConn Scandal
    University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst doesn't wear a miter, a chasuble and a pair of red shoes, but she may be starting to know what the last few popes have felt like. The first public stirrings of an appalling sex scandal at the state's...
  • Conference realignment could trickle down to ACC

    Conference realignment could trickle down to ACC
    - Nebraska's Big 10 decision could come by Friday - ACC might have to act to save schools or expand - Can you see an ACC with West Virginia or Connecticut? Concluding yet another what-if conversation about conference realignment Tuesday, a plugged-...
  • Watson Triumphs On A Day That Had It All

    If you saw the pitching wedge Bubba Watson topped from a fairway bunker into the water on the 17th hole, you saw a piece of it. If you saw his monster drive on 18, the one that bounced off the cart path 396 yards into Travelers Championship legend, yes,...
  • Dixon's Journey Made Him A Leader

    Dixon's Journey Made Him A Leader
    Andre Dixon took us into his locker room. Randy Edsall took us into his heart. It was quite a tour. UConn saved its most complete performance for last. The Huskies ended the longest football season known to man Saturday by picking up the yoke a final...
  • A College Primer From Schiff

    Not long ago I got into it with the YouTube investment wizard and U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff over college loans and the ever-increasing price of tuition. The impish Schiff - who predicted the current economic collapse - hit me with a simple...