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  • Insurance Association Of Connecticut Announces New President

    An insurance trade group and lobbying organization in Connecticut announced Wednesday it has a new president who served as associate counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, or CBIA. Eric George of Glastonbury will start mid-July as...
  • Cashing In On Climate Change — Wanna Bet?

    The reality of climate change has penetrated common culture, but the gravity of the situation has not. I have an example so egregious that I decided to share it with you. "Beat the heat" is a catchy phrase commonly used by advertisers to draw...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players

    UF's Donovan: Schools should be free to do more to help players
    UF coach Billy Donovan says schools should be free to do more to help players beyond the cost of a full scholarship. Speaking two days before the Gators' Final Four matchup with Connecticut, Donovan said a lot has changed since he played in the 1987...
  • Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four

    Texas college student renting out dorm room for Final Four
    The Final Four is headed to Arlington, Texas, and at least one college student is making the most of the event coming to town.  A college student at the University of Texas at Arlington decided to rent out her 520-square-foot dorm room to fans coming to...
  • UConn Sorority Investigated For Alleged Hazing Loses Registration

    STORRS — A University of Connecticut sorority that was under investigation for alleged incidents of hazing has been stripped of its registration and recognition at the school, a spokesperson said Wednesday. The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority is barred...
  • UConn Temporarily Suspends Sorority, Fraternity As It Probes Hazing Allegation

    STORRS — The University of Connecticut has temporarily suspended a fraternity and sorority accused in a hazing incident. Letters notifying the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity of their "interim suspension" were...
  • Kevin Ollie Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn

    Kevin Ollie  Signs New 5-Year Deal With UConn
    Kevin Ollie has maintained all along that his heart was at UConn. Now he has a new five-year contract to remain as coach of the Huskies. "Thank you, God, for opening up so many doors, for me to be working in Storrs," Ollie tweeted just after 2 p.m....
  • In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much

    In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much
    Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour. "It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go...
  • 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...