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  • Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus

    Five college students plead not guilty to gang rape on N.J. campus
    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. The...
  • Twain House Hosting Talk With Ultra-Conservative Author Mark Steyn

    Twain House Hosting Talk With Ultra-Conservative Author Mark Steyn
    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-...
  • Kent Haruf dies at 71; novelist illuminated small-town life

    Kent Haruf dies at 71; novelist illuminated small-town life
    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...
  • Wesleyan Students May File Title IX Complaint

    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....
  • 'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph

    'Die-In' Protests Held At Wesleyan And University Of St. Joseph
    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...
  • Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs

    Professor floats idea of three-year B.A. to cut college costs
    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...
  • Trinity Bans Social Events, Alcohol At Psi Upsilon

    Trinity Bans Social Events, Alcohol At Psi Upsilon
    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,...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    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....
  • Fall's Pop Concerts: Fans Can Look For Iggy, B.B. King, Fleetwood Mac

    Fall's Pop Concerts: Fans Can Look For Iggy, B.B. King,  Fleetwood Mac
    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...
  • Chatham Historical Society house tour showcases area's past

    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...
  • 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...