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  • Storrs Center: Adding A Welcome Downtown Buzz

    Storrs Center: Adding A Welcome Downtown Buzz
    Each year I do more and more online holiday shopping. I'm not nuts about this way of selecting presents, but frankly, it is easier than driving an hour from my home in eastern Connecticut to a shopping mall. That will now change because of Storrs...
  • Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives

    Obama Immigration Reforms An Incomplete Victory Say Connecticut Activists, U.S. Representatives
    Connecticut immigration activists like Lucas Codognolla believe President Obama’s plan to push ahead with reforms on his own is a “monumental win for the immigrant rights movement,” but one that remains incomplete. “Obviously, it...
  • UConn Students Land Dates On Jerry Springer's New Show

    UConn Students Land Dates On Jerry Springer's New Show
    University of Connecticut junior Brian Eilers didn't care that Annalise Lenihan usually goes home from a bar with someone other than the guy she came with. And Lenihan didn't care that one of Eilers' ex-girlfriends successfully sued him for $100,000....
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit

    Malloy Makes $47.8M In Budget Cuts To Ease Deficit
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
  • Authority Gets Look At Latest UConn Hartford Campus Renderings

    Authority Gets Look At Latest UConn Hartford Campus Renderings
    HARTFORD — A new downtown campus for the University of Connecticut is expected to welcome students in the fall of 2017, and a regional development authority Thursday got a look at the newest renderings of what it will look like. In addition, the...
  • How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?

    How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?
    Students are borrowing a lot more to go to college than their parents did. Nationwide, student debt is greater than any other household debt except mortgages. Debt seems particularly high in Connecticut. At $30,191, Connecticut's students owe more on...
  • Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster

    Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster
    Growing up in West Hartford, going to college was my dream. I worked hard as an involved honors student and varsity athlete to reach my dream. The reality of my dream, however, became a nightmare. I didn't have family support and put myself through...
  • State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics

    State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics
    When executives hundreds or thousands of miles away from Connecticut make decisions to restructure or close a pharmaceutical research office here, what happens to the Ph.D.s who worked there? Do they scatter to suburban Washington, Boston or California,...
  • Special Education PTO presents transitioning program

    Thanks to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), students with special needs have a right to receive specialized educational services prior to school age, during their K-12 schools years and, if they elect to do so, on up to the age of...
  • Wesleyan University Hosting Archaeology Fair In Middletown Saturday

    Wesleyan University Hosting Archaeology Fair In Middletown Saturday
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University is sponsoring an archaeology fair Saturday, inviting people to learn about archaeological projects and research in Connecticut and the Northeast. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Exley Science...