| Aug 20, 2014
Since relocating to Boynton Beach this year from Lexington, Ky., to begin her new position as assistant professor of art at Florida Atlantic University, Sharon Lee Hart has become fascinated by the sea.
"Not as in fun in the sun," the photographer is...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:16 AM
"The whole place started spinning around us. I was in a daze. I don't know what's happening," Sarah Muscella said of her first night in France on a high school music tour.
"I think we were all running on adrenalin" after staying up all night on their...
| Aug 1, 2014
Ben Hoffman was just a handful of rejection letters away from giving up on writing before he ever really started. About five years ago, after a stint teaching seventh- and eighth-graders through Teach For America in Washington, D.C., Hoffman, 30,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
So the big programs of college football have gotten together as the Big 5 conferences. Like political separatists, they are loosening their ties with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, dissociating themselves from their smaller, less showy...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks.
Meadow, an 18-...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return.
More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
NEWPORT NEWS—Maybe you've seen this commercial. It starts with a little girl splashing her boots in a creek, and her mom calls out, "Sammy, sweetie, don't get your dress dirty."
A couple of years later, the same girl is discouraged from...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:01 AM
BOURBONNAIS — Ask Bears center Roberto Garza about the monotony of training camp and his immediate smirk says it all.
"A true test of mental stamina," Garza says. "Let's put it that way."
Garza is no doubt a qualified spokesman on the topic....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Brandon Reddick knew he was different from most other 4-year-olds.
The scar on his chest provided visual evidence.
"I don't have any memory of the heart [surgery], but I do remember being young, seeing that scar and knowing I had gone through...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Freshmen at colleges around the country for years have been assigned to read the same books as a way to bond at orientation and to encourage intellectual interactions rather than just social ones.
But this year, some of the reading selections are coming...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The 18th annual Venture Smith Day festivities will be held in the cemetery at the First Church of Christ, 499 Town St. (RT. 151), East Haddam on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 1-4 p.m. as part of the Connecticut Freedom Trail events. Son of an African king,...