| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:43 AM
Four Wesleyan University students were arrested Tuesday in connection with about a dozen hospitalizations among people who took a party drug known as Molly.
The students, including one from Brazil, were arrested on assorted drug charges and were...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 11:39 AM
Somewhere in the last dozen years or so, the art of photography underwent a transformation that was impossible to ignore. "What's different in this millennium is the dematerialization of the photograph," said Jeffrey Schiff, referring to photographers who...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 4:25 PM
MIDDLETOWN – At least 11 Wesleyan students have been hospitalized, with a sophomore reported in critical condition, after overdosing on the synthetic party drug MDMA, known as ecstasy, or Molly, police and Wesleyan officials said.
City police late...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 12:51 PM
Local quartet Stanley Maxwell (pianist Evan Green, alto saxophonist Eric DellaVecchia, bassist Mark Crino and drummer Andy Chatfield) has been mixing jazz, funk, rock and hip-hop since 2001. Every so often, they'll stage an event centered on a single rock...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:47 AM
Nine women dancers aged 14 to 24 from the Indonesian city of Banda Aceh perform the multi-styled spectacle Tari Aceh! Music & Dance from Northern Sumatra at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at Crowell Concert Hall on the Wesleyan University campus, 283...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:35 PM
Members and alumni of Wesleyan University's Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity have filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the university over its policy that forced them to go coed.
The lawsuit was prompted by the university's recent decision to revoke...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:52 PM
Rodrick Edwards found out he had won a full scholarship to Wesleyan University at exactly 1:12 p.m. on Dec. 1.
The senior ran down the hall of Costa Mesa High School to tell his counselor, all the while dialing his mom.
Edwards got a leg up on his...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:00 PM
In the current debate on immigration policy, we see two opposing views toward new arrivals — some are welcoming, some want to seal the borders and keep them out. Were immigrants always treated with ambivalence, with one arm open?
My study of an...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:04 PM
What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown.
| Feb 1, 2015
| 1:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democrat Glenda Ritz won election as Indiana's schools chief in 2012 after campaigning against the private school voucher program, the state's A-F grading system for schools and other education initiatives that had been...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:41 PM
State lawmakers in Indiana are considering a bill that would allow religious institutions that receive government contracts to make hiring decisions based on religion, according to the Indianapolis Star.
The bill would allow religious-affiliated...