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  • Wesleyan Says Frats Should Go Co-Ed

    Wesleyan Says Frats Should Go Co-Ed
    The chair of the Board of Trustees and the president of Wesleyan University say fraternities at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT should go co-ed within three years.  Here's the full story.
  • 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...
  • Wesleyan orders residential fraternities to become coeducational

    Wesleyan orders residential fraternities to become coeducational
    Wesleyan University has ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within three years, a move designed to make the liberal arts school in Middletown, Conn., more gender-equal, officials said on Monday. The decision follows calls last...
  • Wesleyan Will Force Fraternities To Admit Women

    Wesleyan Will Force Fraternities To Admit Women
    Wesleyan University officials joined the national debate about curbing abuses at fraternities, announcing a plan on Monday to require them to go coed at the Middletown campus over the next three years. Wesleyan President Michael Roth and the university's...
  • 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...
  • Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

    Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies
    Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
  • 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...
  • Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17

    Nayaug Principal Leaving For Regional District 17
    GLASTONBURY — Nayaug Elementary School Principal Holly Hageman is leaving to become assistant superintendent in Regional School District 17. Superintendent Alan B. Bookman told the school board about Hageman's departure Monday night. Hageman sent...