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  • Composer David Macbride Bringing His Unanticipated Connections To Wesleyan

    Composer David Macbride Bringing His Unanticipated Connections To Wesleyan
    Here's an old salon game, a sort of proto-Mad Libs for pre-YouTube parties. Ask friends for four random words (A, B, C and D), then arrange them in a sentence (A is to B, just as C is to D) and say "discuss!" They'll have to justify how footballs are like...
  • State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation

    State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation
    I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison. I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
  • Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook

     Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook
    Tom Thibodeau grew up in Connecticut a fan of the Patriots, especially favorite player Sam "Bam" Cunningham. But the Bulls coach really turns into a kid again describing the current leader of his boyhood team. "I don't know that there's a better football...
  • Wesleyan Bans Social Events At Fraternity

    Wesleyan Bans Social Events At Fraternity
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth has banned social events at Psi Upsilon for 2015 and placed it on probation after a student's recent report of a 2011 sexual assault at the fraternity house. In a letter to the Wesleyan...
  • New England Air Museum names its new executive director

    Scott Ashton, president of the New England Air Museum's Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Jerry Paul Roberts as the museum's new executive director, effective Dec. 15. Roberts succeeds Michael P. Speciale, who retired on Dec. 1, after...
  • Author Investigates Why Composer John Cage Hated Recordings

    Author Investigates Why Composer John Cage Hated Recordings
    If people know of John Cage at all, they tend to know of him as a "composer" of a famous, some might say gag-ish, piece of silent music, and as the writer of aesthetic theories about silence. Cage also hated records, and he was outspoken in his...
  • Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate

    Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a televised debate Thursday night, but one of the issues focused on the person who was not there - Republican Tom Foley. Foley declined to participate in the debate at...
  • NBA Star Andre Drummond Gives $10,000 For Middletown Scholarship Program

    NBA Star Andre Drummond Gives $10,000 For Middletown Scholarship Program
    MIDDLETOWN — NBA star Andre Drummond, a Middletown native, has made a $10,000 donation to the Middlesex YMCA to start a scholarship fund for local teens. The scholarship program will give YMCA memberships to low-income students, who will be able...
  • Reports Of Sex Assault On College Campuses Climb As More Victims Come Forward

    Reports Of Sex Assault On College Campuses Climb As More Victims Come Forward
    Reports of sexual assault climbed last year on many Connecticut college campuses, an increase that college officials and experts attributed to heightened awareness and expanded educational programs that make it easier for victims to come forward. Of...
  • Crimean Choreography In Middletown

    Crimean Choreography In Middletown
    "To Not Forget Crimea: Uncertain Quiet of Indigenous Crimean Tatars" is a dance piece and a modern civil-rights conversation piece. The provocative multi-media show, inspired by political shifts in Crimea, is being presented 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 as this...
  • Bay State Man Charged With Threatening Wesleyan Students With Knife

    Bay State Man Charged With Threatening Wesleyan Students With Knife
    MIDDLETOWN — A Massachusetts man was charged with threatening Saturday after students at Wesleyan University told police that he displayed a knife and made threats. Abdullahi Abdullahi, 19, of Waltham, Mass., was charged with breach of peace and...