| 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...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Hours after the Monday afternoon blasts that claimed the lives of three — including an 8-year-old boy — and injured more than 100 at the Boston Marathon, experts in law enforcement, security and terrorism were reluctant to place blame with a...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Old Dominion basketball coach Jeff Jones skewed local and familiar with his first two assistant coaches, Lamar Barrett and John Richardson.
Barrett, a native of Franklin, worked for Jones at American University the past three years and has extensive...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:16 PM
The federal government began to take simple steps last year to make the true cost of a higher education clear for students and their families. One would think that most colleges in Connecticut would support those efforts, but the response for most of this...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Fans of Miles Davis' electric period — a dozen or so albums roughly spanning the years 1968-75 — can close their eyes and conjure up 1972's On the Corner: the relentless hi-hat, hypnotic bass ostinatos, darting guitars, tablas and struck...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:10 PM
At least 29 people in Connecticut have died in the past seven years after deadly encounters with cops: 18 shot to death; probably 11 more after being hit by police Tasers.
Almost 59 percent of those fatal incidents involved blacks or Latinos,...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Malcolm Tent and Brute Force
w/ Michelle Riganese. Thursday, May 23, 9 p.m. Two Boots of Bridgeport, 281 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 331-1377. Free. twobootsbridgeport.com
Malcolm Tent's beloved Danbury shop Trash American Style has been...