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  • How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan

    How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan
    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...
  • Campus Rape Culture Must Be Eliminated

    "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...
  • Closing Schizophrenia Program A Crippling Loss

    Hartford HealthCare's plans to shutter the 20-year-old Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program at The Institute of Living because of low rates of insurance reimbursements strikes at the heart of treatment for the severely psychiatrically ill in Connecticut....
  • Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds

     Diverse diet makes caterpillars more likely target for birds
    Just as the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, the caterpillar that stands out from its leafy environment is more likely to be eaten. In a study published online Monday in the journal PNAS, scientists at UC Irvine and Wesleyan University concluded...
  • PASSINGS: Charles Sumner 'Chuck' Stone Jr., John Pinette

    Charles Sumner 'Chuck' Stone Jr. Columnist and educator helped found association for black journalists Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr., 89, a longtime journalist and educator who was one of the founders of the National Assn. of Black Journalists,...
  • They're praying for the worst. Is that wrong?

     They're praying for the worst. Is that wrong?
    Portugal's soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is suffering from tendinitis in his knee, which kept him out of a recent match against Greece. And a Ghanaian traditional priest named Nana Kwaku Bonsam has claimed credit for the injury. Bonsam recently...
  • James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore

    James R. Miller Jr., federal judge in Baltimore
    James Rogers Miller Jr., a former state delegate from Montgomery County who spent 15 years as a federal district judge in Baltimore, died of congestive heart failure June 25 at HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton. He was 83. "Judge Miller was an...
  • Ruth Mae LeggettAugust 2, 1921 - June 29, 2014

    Ruth Mae Leggett died quietly at her home on June 29, 2014 at the age of 92.  She was born in Mitchell, South Dakota and was one of five girls born to Theodore and Mable Lindstrom.  Ruth graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University with a degree in English,...
  • Resources To Find More on Slavery In Connecticut

    A listing of recommended books, films, websites and places to visit in Connecticut to learn more about the state's historical involvement with slavery. • • • BOOKS:   "Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650," by Kathleen Joan Bragdon,...
  • Champion of African-American cooking

    Champion of African-American cooking
    Freda DeKnight was named the first food editor of Ebony magazine in 1946 and thus became "the national, if not international, face of African American food," as the food historian Jessica B. Harris once described her. Through nearly two decades of food...
  • Kansas, the KKK and hate without end

    Kansas, the KKK and hate without end
    The news that a former grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan is suspected of shooting and killing three people near Jewish community centers in Kansas seems at first glance like a disparaged past flaring briefly into the present. Americans like to imagine that...