| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:00 AM
It's no secret that no two artists have the same approach to their work. University of New Haven's Seton Art Gallery gives you a chance this month to see two artists approach the same concepts in their respective ways. The exhibit, titled John Arabolos...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:39 AM
The racial-profiling-and-cop-brutality scandal now engulfing East Haven could cost taxpayers millions of dollars and years to overhaul their police department, according to experts and the experience of other cities hit with similar shitstorms.
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 12:25 PM
This story contains a correction.
What the hell is going on with Connecticut cops? The past 18 months have seen an eruption of scandals, arrests, resignations, retirements and investigations triggered by all sorts of allegations of police wrongdoing....
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Warning: The dope you are smoking can now be identified by its DNA.
Heather Coyle’s new marijuana DNA database at the University of New Haven can tell if a particular fragment of pot is the “White Widow” strain, “Skunk Number...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:41 AM
Henry C. Lee, the father of the state's crime lab, said this week that stronger leadership and a recommitment to public service were needed to solve the problems that have virtually crippled the forensic center since his retirement early this decade.
| 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...