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  • Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life

    Poetry, Arts Unlock Our Understanding Of Life
    I worry that our focus on raising the level of education in America has put extraordinary emphasis on training students in practical subjects that seem to lead more directly to work and jobs, leaving behind study of the arts and humanities that can tap...
  • Radical Social Change Portrayed On Stage In Caryl Churchill's 'Cloud 9'

    Radical Social Change Portrayed On Stage In Caryl Churchill's 'Cloud 9'
    Caryl Churchill's scathing social satire "Cloud 9" — being staged at Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Studio Theatre space Oct. 23 through Nov. 2 — has many things in common with Tom Stoppard's play "Arcadia," which is playing through Oct. 25...
  • Avon Free Public Library Hosts College Fair

    AVON — A college fair will be on Oct. 25 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library, according to an announcement from the library. The event is free and open to teenagers from seventh through 12th grades and their parents. People can...
  • Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News
    In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices. We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
  • Federal Funding For Cancer Research Plummets In State

    Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show. Federal cancer institute funding to...
  • Cybersecurity Labor Shortage Hurting Battle Against Internet Attacks

    STORRS — A cybersecurity labor shortage is hamstringing efforts in business and government to combat an ever-widening online threat from hackers, a senior White House security said Monday at a symposium on Internet security. "We just have not...
  • Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology

    Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology
    What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait. Like thousands of other parents,...
  • Courant Carriers Andy Baylock

    In his own words: Andy Baylock, Mansfield His paper route was in the Corbin Heights area of New Britain. He wrote that being a carrier "was a great training ground ... dependable, accountable, responsible, caring, self-disciplined, loyal. [The] tough...
  • On Parole After Rape, Career Criminal Back In Prison On Child Porn Charges

     On Parole After Rape, Career Criminal Back In Prison On Child Porn Charges
    VERNON — A violent career criminal who was paroled after serving part of a prison term for rape is back in prison and will serve an additional eight years after being convicted of possessing more than 300 images of child pornography on a stolen...
  • Manchester Math Lessons Focus Of Board Meeting

    MANCHESTER — The board of education heard a presentation Monday focused on the school system's mathematics curriculum and also approved a new contract for para-educators. Santosha Oliver, who oversees the science, technology, engineering, art...
  • Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn

    Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn
    A few miles down the road from the heart of the University of Connecticut Storrs campus lies a serene oasis of sorts in the otherwise bustling college town. “This is the kind of place I wish I could move my office to,” UConn’s...