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  • Science Vs. Beliefs On Creationism, Climate

    Throughout the world, the forces of religious fundamentalism are challenging the forces of secular democracy. In the Middle East, the conflict boils into civil war. In the United States, the conflict merely simmers beneath recent Supreme Court rulings...
  • 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....
  • Let thirst be your guide when it comes to hydration, sports drinks

    Let thirst be your guide when it comes to hydration, sports drinks
    There was a time when people drank because they were thirsty. People in desk jobs didn't give hydration much thought beyond refilling their coffee mugs. Throughout most of the 20th century, marathon runners were discouraged from drinking during exercise...
  • Despite Troubles, Fraternities Shape Leaders

    As a 2014 graduate of the University of Connecticut, a proud brother of Kappa Sigma, and a former vice president of the UConn Interfraternity Council, I can attest, quite personally, to the troubles of Greek organizations. I would argue, however, that the...
  • Honorary Degrees Are A Dubious Bit Of Pomp

    Another college commencement season has come and gone. In retrospect, these are really odd affairs. The academic regalia is medieval. The solemn processions and homilies are liturgical. The speeches are futuristic, each being a verbal launching pad for...
  • There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?

    There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?
    Eric Hathaway of Canton said bears wander into his yard occasionally to chomp on the bird feeder or plunder a trash can, but he was surprised to see one recently in the parking lot of his Junk Shop on U.S. Route 44. "Route 44 is 100 feet away from where...
  • UConn's Manuel Confident Talks With Ollie On Right Path

    UConn's Manuel Confident Talks With Ollie On Right Path
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie, Warde Manuel and Susan Herbst were at the XL Center on Friday to talk about the state's big coup — luring the American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament. The event was highlighted by the unveiling of the...
  • UConn Puppet Museum Has A New Home And Family-Friendly Summer Programs

    They are beloved by children and adults alike, symbols of global culture and performance. Puppets. And, a local gallery filled with these elaborate figures is experiencing a renaissance, like the art form itself. "The Ballard Institute and Museum of...
  • Hartford Students Inured To Segregation

    As a Bosnian student in the Hartford Public Schools, I am a minority among minorities. Only 5 percent of the district identifies as "white, non-Hispanic," while the other 90 percent is black or Hispanic. The shocking reality of these statistics was made...
  • U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential

    U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential
    Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....
  • June Rites — Two Gowns, The Future To Go

    June Rites — Two Gowns, The Future To Go
    Welcome to June, official month of cheerful announcements, elaborate ceremonies and the writing of hundreds of checks to distant relations, many of whom you would not recognize even if you were facing each other in an elevator. Welcome, in other words, to...