| Feb 23, 2014
With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:45 PM
As Arizona awaits its governor's decision on a religious freedom bill cast by critics as anti-gay, civil rights advocates in Indiana bashed its state's own foray into controversial legislation: A measure that would exempt many faith-based organizations...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Our driver to the airport told us with pride that Baltimore for the past few years had been the fastest growing city in America. He asked what place we call home and one of us replied Connecticut. "Lots of folks moving here from Boston and New York," he...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Charles Frederick Crone, 82, of Newport Beach passed away on Wednesday February 19, 2014 with family by his
side after a bout with lung cancer and a stroke. He was born February 22, 1931 in Massillon Ohio to Edna and Paul Crone. Charles went to Ohio...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Some college fraternities need to clean up their act, and fast.
Earlier this month, a UConn sophomore said she felt pressured to drink shots of beer, wine and spirits and perform degrading stunts at a fraternity party off-campus. She blacked out and,...
| Apr 10, 2014
It didn't take long for guitarist/singer Henry Hall, drummer Robby Caplan and bassist Evan Low to find each other after arriving on the Wesleyan University campus four years ago. Within the first couple of months of the semester, they'd formed Grand...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:34 PM
"She's lying." "It was her choice to go to the party." "But frats raise money for charity."
The student reaction to the alleged rape in the common room of Psi Upsilon fraternity last May reveals the extent to which rape culture thrives on Wesleyan...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and renown playwriting educator Paula Vogel (“How I Learned to Drive”) will be speaking at Wesleyan University’s Memorial Chapel Monday, April 14 at 8 p.m.
The writer of such plays as “The...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:42 AM
On "Wheels Suite," the 17-plus-minute centerpiece of Oliver Lake's 2013 big band release "Wheels," a dense, contrapuntal swirl of horns and a clamorous rhythm section emerges suddenly, as though you're joining a conversation already in progress. The...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Can you name any of the poets on the longlist for the National Book Awards' 2013 prize in poetry? If you listen to National Public Radio, the answer is yes, you probably can.
That's because one of 10 finalists, named Tuesday, is nationally known for his...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:55 PM
The American Studies Assn. recently passed a resolution that "endorses and … honor[s] the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions." The action was taken, the group explained, because "there is no effective...