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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging

    CT Vaults To No. 1 Ranking — For Mudslinging
    The race for governor has brought Connecticut a notable distinction. Wesleyan University's Media Project reported last week that the state's contest for governor features a higher percentage of negative ads than any other contest for governor in the...
  • Voters Turned Off By Negative TV Commercials

    Voters Turned Off By Negative TV Commercials
    The candidates for governor campaigned Saturday in hopes of emerging on Election Day as the ultimate winner, but the biggest loser appears to be already decided - negative campaign commercials. That was the sentiment Saturday among voters at the 17th...
  • Voters Looking Forward To Election Day, When Negative TV Ads End

     Voters Looking Forward To Election Day, When Negative TV Ads End
    WEST HARTFORD - The candidates for governor campaigned Saturday in hopes of emerging on Election Day, Nov. 4th, as the ultimate winner, but the biggest loser appears to be already decided - negative campaign commercials. That was the sentiment...
  • 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.
  • 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...