| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Last month, I had the displeasure of attending a lecture-slide show titled "Climate Change in the American Mind." My unhappiness came not from its presenter — Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication —...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Luke Bronin announced Tuesday he would resign from his position as general counsel for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and said he is "strongly considering" a run for mayor of Hartford in 2015.
Bronin said he would resign his post Jan. 7, when Malloy is scheduled...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The University of Connecticut is considering purchase of the 98-room Nathan Hale Inn and Conference Center at the Storrs campus as the university seeks to address a shortage of dormitory space.
UConn's board of trustees will consider Wednesday if the...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 11:19 AM
HARTFORD — Some marched with hands above their heads. Others rang bells and carried signs.
But all joined in the chant that has becoming a rallying cry for activists throughout the country — "Hands up, don't shoot."
More than 100 people...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 8:05 AM
A hush fell over parts of downtown New Haven shortly after noon on Friday as several hundred protesters marched hand-in-hand and in silence to the court house to protest incidents in Ferguson and Staten Island, where police killed black men, and Cleveland...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Last week, it was the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Thursday, it was the national Christmas tree lighting in Washington.
The next stop for Mo'ne Davis, Little League baseball star and University of Connecticut women's basketball wannabe,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Students on the Manchester High School yearbook staff are working to complete the 100th edition of the school's "Somanhis" yearbook.
While most students don't start to think of the yearbook until the end of the school year, the class of students who...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:45 PM
HARTFORD — Trinity College has committed $2 million to buy the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the latest move by a college to establish a presence downtown.
Trinity was the winning bidder in a three-day online auction...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:42 AM
HARTFORD — Board of Regents President Gregory Gray blames himself for what he sees as misunderstandings about his signature transformative plan for the state's largest public university and college system.
In a lengthy interview last week, Gray...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison.
I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — part of our Bill of Rights — guarantees, among other things, that our government will not abridge the freedom of the press. Yet recently, two veteran Connecticut Superior Court judges said that...