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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...
  • 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 Bans Social Events At Fraternity

    Wesleyan Bans Social Events At Fraternity
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth has banned social events at Psi Upsilon for 2015 and placed it on probation after a student's recent report of a 2011 sexual assault at the fraternity house. In a letter to the Wesleyan...
  • Robert Ball: A Veteran Of Two Wars And Accomplished Author

    Robert Ball: A Veteran Of Two Wars And Accomplished Author
    SIMSBURY — Robert W.D. Ball, who served in two wars and was involved in the first U.S. hydrogen bomb tests in the Pacific Islands, died Aug. 21. He was 83. Born in Hartford in 1930, Ball grew up in West Hartford and attended Mount Hermon School...
  • Scientists Press For Climate Change Action

    Scientists Press For Climate Change Action
    With this week's release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Synthesis Report, scientists from across the world lit another torch of urgency for climate action. Three previous working group reports from the climate change panel went...
  • New England Air Museum names its new executive director

    Scott Ashton, president of the New England Air Museum's Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Jerry Paul Roberts as the museum's new executive director, effective Dec. 15. Roberts succeeds Michael P. Speciale, who retired on Dec. 1, after...
  • Tula Telfair's 'World Of Dreams' At Wesleyan

    Tula Telfair's 'World Of Dreams' At Wesleyan
    Tula Telfair's landscapes look like places a person might stumble upon anywhere, quiet places, serene and green, so isolated it feels as if no one else exists. But as it turns out, the places themselves don't exist. They spring up entirely from Telfair'...
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
  • 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...