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  • Gloucester mentoring program expands art to local teens

    Gloucester mentoring program expands art to local teens
    GLOUCESTER – Art is a powerful form of expression and one that you can never learn enough about, according to artist Steph Brown. "It's full of raw emotion and it's not always pretty nor should it be," Brown said. "It's a silent language – a...
  • Simsbury Man Works To Bring Students On Medical Missions To Ecuador

    Simsbury Man Works To Bring Students On Medical Missions To Ecuador
    SIMSBURY — Simsbury's Paul Martel has spent the last seven years building a medical clinic in Ecuador with help from local physicians and community members. The 62-year-old, who is the President of YHB Investment Advisors in West Hartford, is also...
  • UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings

    UCLA, USC tied at 23rd in college rankings
    Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC are tied again in the closely watched university rankings by U.S. News & World Report, despite some scoring changes that give more weight to students' graduation rates. UCLA and USC shared the 23rd place among best national...
  • Awaiting Fate Is The Hardest Part

    Waiting to learn results of a decision you believe will decide your destiny is the emotional equivalent of having an itch in your shoulder blade right below where you can reach. If it goes on long enough, it can make a sensible person abject and send...
  • Helping At-Risk Boys Takes Commitment

    Recently, I received a message from one of my Facebook friends saying, "Thanks bro, I wouldn't have been able to do it without y'all." It was from Sean, one of the boys I mentored as an undergraduate at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., who...
  • Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions

    Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions
    Here's a novel idea, given that American parents send almost 4 million of their children out to play tackle football every year, despite mounting concerns about youth concussions: Maybe the helmets their kids wear should be tested and ranked on how well...
  • Maya Angelou, who vividly detailed the black experience, dies at 86

    Maya Angelou, who vividly detailed the black experience, dies at 86
    Maya Angelou was a diva of American culture: an actress, singer, dancer and film director as well as an essayist and Pulitzer-Prize-nominated poet, whose mainstream magnetism led her to write verses for Hallmark and recite one of her poems at the 1993...
  • Jill Abramson, ousted NYT editor: 'Losing a job you love hurts'

    Jill Abramson, ousted NYT editor: 'Losing a job you love hurts'
    In her first public comments since she was dismissed five days ago as executive editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson told graduates at Wake Forest University on Monday that, like them, "I’m a little scared - and a little excited.’&...
  • Jill Abramson tells graduates she's 'scared ... excited,' but tattoo stays

    Jill Abramson tells graduates she's 'scared ... excited,' but tattoo stays
    In her first public comments since she was dismissed five days ago as executive editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson told graduates at Wake Forest University that, like them, "I'm a little scared but also excited." Abramson, the focus of a...
  • Jill Abramson proves commencement talks are meant to be forgotten

    Jill Abramson proves commencement talks are meant to be forgotten
    If ever there was a chance to give a rabble-rousing commencement speech devoid of forgettable platitudes, Jill Abramson had it. She declined.  Oh, she gave the speech, to the graduating class of Wake Forest University in North Carolina, on Monday. She...
  • Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds

    Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to...