| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months.
Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now.
Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Long before he became an internationally known forensic scientist sought out by the likes of the Kennedys and O.J. Simpson, Henry Lee began his career in a converted bathroom at the Bethany state police barracks.
Virtually a one-man operation with a...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:34 AM
For Merritt Island linebacker Ty Schwab, there was never any question as to where he wanted to play college football.
So when Boston College head coach Steve Addazio offered him a scholarship during a phone conversation on Monday, the rest of the...
| Jan 17, 2013
Columbia student Benjamin Jarvis, a senior majoring in engineering, earned dean's list status at Messiah College, in Grantham, Pa., for the fall term.
Washington College, in Chestertown, announced that Rachel Thompson achieved dean's list recognition for...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:28 PM
At the Lathrop School of Dance on Main Street, a gaggle of pint-sized 4-year-olds hopped around and flapped their arms and wiggled their tail feathers Monday morning, practicing the Chicken Dance under the tutelage of Miss Diane.
It might have taken the...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The National Rifle Association's response Friday to the Newtown school massacre — a proposal to post armed police officers in every school in the country — failed to impress many in Connecticut on a day when funerals were still being held...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 11:22 AM
It has become part of college sports -- as ingrained as dunks and FieldTurf -- for large universities to accept prized basketball and football recruits and other athletes under more forgiving admissions criteria than are used for other students.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Perhaps the most successful method America's criminal justice system has come up with to help treat addicts, keep low-level non-violent drug offenders out of prison and save taxpayers tens of millions of dollars is the drug court.
Connecticut used to...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...