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  • Why Kickstarting A Wedding Is Doing It Wrong

    Why Kickstarting A Wedding Is Doing It Wrong
    Proms, graduation parties, weddings: Do these rites of passage still signal the way our culture celebrates life's significant moments? Or have the events associated with such occasions become an increasingly contorted way of assessing, judging and...
  • UConn opening institute for brain and cognitive studies

    University of Connecticut scientists researching everything from speech to genomics are coming together to become part of a new institute for the study of the brain. The Connecticut Institute for Brain and Cognitive Science opens at the end of this...
  • Reading Ginsberg Poem In Class Was No Mistake

    Reading Ginsberg Poem In Class Was No Mistake
    Defenders of Connecticut teacher David Olio say one mistake shouldn't have cost him his job. But why is the work of a towering figure of 20th-century American poetry out of bounds? It was the kind of moment teachers covet. An Advanced Placement...
  • Connecticut-Bred Addazio Has Turned BC Football Around

    Connecticut-Bred Addazio Has Turned BC Football Around
    Steve Addazio is as traditional as, well, New England. The Farmington native is set to enter his third season as the Boston College football coach and says he feels right at home. "I'm really just happy to be in the Northeast where my family is, my...
  • Windsor Locks Soccer Scandal Was A Turkey Caper

    Windsor Locks Soccer Scandal Was A Turkey Caper
    The latest scandal to rock FIFA and the international soccer world brought me back to my high school days in Windsor Locks and our soccer scandal. There were no suitcases filled with cash, no vote buying or money laundering, no luxury Manhattan...
  • CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House

    CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House
    James Tillman was in his public housing apartment in Hartford when the police burst in and arrested him for the brutal rape of a young corporate executive. For more than 18 years, through a trial and appeals, he maintained his innocence to no avail...
  • UConn Building Evacuated After Spill

    STORRS — A building on the University of Connecticut campus was evacuated Thursday after a liter of formaldehyde spilled, university officials said. Few people were in the building because classes have ended, officials said. The fire department...
  • UConn building evacuated after chemical spill; no injuries

    A chemical spill at the University of Connecticut forced the evacuation of a building on the Storrs campus, but officials say no one was injured. UConn officials say a liter of formaldehyde was spilled Thursday afternoon at the Bousfield Psychology...
  • College Rejection Is My Spur To Success

    College Rejection Is My Spur To Success
    My breath came in short, painful gasps. My vision was blurred, the salty waters of a broken heart rolling down my cheeks. My thoughts were cloudy. A thin envelope, containing a short letter I did not want to receive, sat in my shaking hands. It was a...
  • Bill Offers, But Does Not Mandate, Financial Literacy Curriculum

    Connecticut high school and college students could soon be getting a more detailed financial literacy course. The House of Representatives on Monday gave final legislative approval to a bill that directs the State Department of Education, along with the...
  • Marlborough

    Members of the Marlborough Congregational Church youth group will be participating in a Rock-a-thon on Saturday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. "The kids will spend 12 hours rocking in rocking chairs to raise money to purchase new equipment for the...