| Nov 28, 2012
There is one word you've been hearing a lot lately to describe the best college football teams in the country. It is a strange word for a sport of violence. It is an odd way to describe our modern gladiators.
That word is "smart."
After Notre Dame's...
| Oct 25, 2010
When you enter the new $14 million home of the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science at the University of New Haven, you are instantly immersed in the bloodstained world of forensic investigation, and particularly in the cases handled by Lee in his...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 2:17 AM
A witness sought by authorities after she was seen on video trying to revive a college football player who was shot and killed by police has been found, a lawyer for the player's family said Thursday.
But attorney Michael Sussman declined to identify the...
| Oct 29, 2010
| 3:38 AM
Family, friends and teammates of the Pace University student fatally shot by police are gathering in Boston to remember his life and legacy.
The special service for Danroy "D.J" Henry is scheduled for Friday at the Boston Convention and Visitor Center on...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 8:27 AM
As spring high school football practice gets underway Monday across South Florida, a handful of new coaches will be taking the field.
They'll be observed by athletic directors. Watched by fans and alumni. Evaluated by their players.
While they'll face...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 1:38 PM
Next meeting: The Pirates and Huskies will meet in Connecticut this season. Seton Hall hasn't defeated UConn since Jan. 5, 1994, losing the past 26 meetings. Last season, UConn beat Seton Hall 91-24 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., holding the...
| Jul 14, 2011
Jennifer Frank, of Reisterstown, daughter of Timothy and Jamie Frank, and a graduate of Garrison Forest School, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Bucknell University.
Stephen Wilkes, a 13-year-old eighth-grade student at...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:14 PM
This summer, there were three Google Maps cars driving around Connecticut, taking pictures of (almost) every road in the state. And that job, I'm told by Kyle Lambert, is not as easy as it sounds.
Lambert's a senior at the University of New Haven. He's...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The boom box may be an artifact of yesteryear, but online radio is alive and kicking.
Across the board, college radio stations in Connecticut are streaming their broadcasts online. That includes stations rated the best by Advocate readers this May:...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Artspace, 50 Orange St., 203-772-2709, artspacenh.org. It’s the highest-profile gallery in town, thanks to its eye-catching location (the Chamberlain Building in Ninth Square), thought-provoking exhibits, handling of the ambitious annual City-Wide...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 10:17 AM
Fifty big-time college presidents recently met at a retreat in Indianapolis to discuss the sordid state of college football. They left for home, and a new scandal made the news. This time it's at the University of Miami (which plays Monday's home opener...