| Aug 25, 2013
Crowning the New Haven skyline and visible from afar are two distinctive cliffs, East Rock and West Rock, that have inspired and fascinated artists and scientists for centuries.
Famous artists like Hartford-born Frederic Church, a major figure in the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:26 AM
The game was tight, and shortstop A.J. Pollock fielded a ground ball in the last inning. There was an easy forceout at second base, but Pollock waited, and waited.
"He waited until the girl playing second base covered the bag," said Paul Cormier,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:55 AM
Corona del Mar
Honors: Three-year varsity starter. High school All-American. CIF Southern Section Division 1 team finalist 2012, 2013.
College: UC Davis.
Corona del Mar
| Jun 2, 2013
PRAIANO, ITALY — I first met bestselling author Connecticut's Wally Lamb on Nov. 9, 2012. I'd never read his work, was trying to write fiction of my own when I learned he was coming to the Mystic Arts Café to read from his forthcoming novel, "We Are...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A. Blaine Hawley, principal of Red Pump Elementary School in Bel Air, was recently elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP). Gail Connelly, NAESP's executive director, announced the election...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Historically accurate concerts are a fun fetish in Connecticut, especially in New Haven, where there is the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments and the annual Christmastime Colonial Concerts of Orchestra New England.
The Wesleyan University Center...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Joey Batts Hip-Hop Night
Dec. 7, Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, uporontherocks.com.
Connecticut needs anti-heroes. Joey Batts (aka Joseph Battaglia), a 30-year-old rapper originally from Long Island, N.Y., who bleeds...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Wesleyan's year-long Music and Public Life series offers up Voices of Afghanistan as its inaugural event, featuring ghazals by virtuosic master vocalist Ustad Farida Mahwash, sawol-jawab ("questions and answers") by rubâb (lute) shredder Homayoun Sakhi,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Area Deadheads: if you're looking for a little enlightenment tonight, head to Middletown, where Dr. Graeme Boone (pictured), an Ohio State professor of music, will present a "psychedelic lecture" on the Grateful Dead's "Dark Star" at Wesleyan University....