| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The creation story behind "Astro-Mancy," MGMT's rhythmic freakout on its self-titled new album, is instructive when considering the duo's oblong output over the years. A band best known for its string of genre-defying dance-pop hits of 2008, "Time to...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Making its first foray into Illinois, Indiana Wesleyan University is operating a service center in Naperville aimed at helping online students in the area.
The center is a first-of-its-kind operation for the university. IWU has a 3,000-student campus in...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Ever since in 1894 Grover Cleveland signed Labor Day into federal law, we in America have paused to celebrate our hard working, middle class workers on the first day of September. While most scholars agree that the proclamation was issued to placate...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Even if somehow you didn't talk about the music (which seems absurd), those late-'60s Beatles albums gave youngsters plenty to digest, while incense burned and brownies were munched. When it showed up in record store bins in the summer of 1967, the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 11:49 PM
Warner High School had home-court advantage in a college volleyball match in Aberdeen Tuesday.
Dakota Wesleyan University of Mitchell nipped Presentation College 3-1: 25-15, 14-25, 25-23 and 25-19. Each team had two key contributors from Warner, and...
| 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...
| 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 19, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Jack Hoy was the dean of admissions at Wesleyan University in the 1960s, and his efforts opened the college to a radically more diverse group of students. Under his leadership, the number of black freshmen jumped from two or three in the early 1960s to 13...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team was picked to finish 11th in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released by the league Monday morning.
The Tigers, who finished the year 7-27 overall and 10th...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Alice Spence, a mother who took an active role in community affairs and was the wife of La Cañada Flintridge City Councilman Dave Spence, has died. She was 75.
She died on Thursday, Aug. 1 at an assisted-living facility in La Cañada near the house where...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Amanda Belichick followed in the footsteps of her father, Patriots coach Bill Belichick, by attending Wesleyan University. She's continuing to follow in his footsteps with the pursuit of a coaching career -- which will continue at Wesleyan.