| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:06 AM
If you haven't had your fill of political debate and chatter, you can get a heaping helping when the Mark Twain House & Museum presents ultra-conservative Canadian author, recording artist and rights activist Mark Steyn in conversation with award-...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Kent Haruf, who found acclaim in midlife with a trilogy of sparely written novels, including the 1999 bestseller "Plainsong" that illuminated the rhythms and dramas of small-town life in America's High Plains, died Sunday in Salida, Colo. He was 71 and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:01 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Several Wesleyan University students have said they plan to file a Title IX complaint against the university, citing "the adjudication of instances of sexual violence," but it was unclear late Friday whether anything had been filed....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Students held "die-in" protests on at least two Connecticut college campuses Monday, joining other protests nationwide related to instances where white police officers killed unarmed African Americans.
In Middletown, hundreds of Wesleyan University...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
In theory, it's a simple idea. With the cost of attending college rising, why not reduce the typical time for a bachelor's degree from four years to three?
That's the proposal floated by Johns Hopkins University professor Paul Weinstein in the latest...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Trinity College has banned Psi Upsilon from hosting social activities and from having alcohol in the house or on the grounds because of recent complaints alleging "serious alcohol violations," according to a statement from the college.
Mary Jo Keating,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Pumpkin ale? Check.
Foliage-peeping bifocals? Check.
Music? We've got that for you, from summer songs that've overstayed their welcome to edgy indie rockers in sweaters, tweedy U.K. singer-songwriters and masked Heartland rockers. Check out these 20...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Decades before the Great Depression, when houses became smaller, East Hampton was a thriving manufacturing center that employed the Connecticut River and railroads to trade everything from ship components, toys and bells, to batting that filled cracks...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:26 PM
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...