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  • Fraternity Sues Wesleyan, Claiming Sex Discrimination

    Fraternity Sues Wesleyan, Claiming Sex Discrimination
    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...
  • Sister's stroke leads student to his calling, and to a scholarship

    Sister's stroke leads student to his calling, and to a scholarship
    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...
  • Italian Immigrants Faced Wary Yankees

    Italian Immigrants Faced Wary Yankees
    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...
  • Wesleyan Hosting Free Weekly Astronomy Sessions In Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN — The Wesleyan University astronomy department for the spring semester is offering free public space viewing and science presentations every Wednesday night. Wesleyan professors and astronomy students will guide the weekly sessions in an...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
  • In Theory: Should religious institutions that receive public money have hiring practices open to all?

    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...
  • Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80

     Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80
    "From beautiful downtown Burbank," Gary Owens vaulted to fame playing the zany announcer in the landmark TV comedy series "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." And he never stopped working after that, doing commercials, variety specials, cartoons, radio shows...
  • Connecticut's Quiet Corner Shakes, Rattles & Rolls

    Connecticut's Quiet Corner Shakes, Rattles & Rolls
    Hey, isn't this supposed to be the Quiet Corner? Apparently no one delivered a tourism brochure to Mother Nature, because low-level earthquakes have been rattling small towns in eastern Connecticut this month. Residents of Plainfield, Killingly,...
  • Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' At Wesleyan

    Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' At Wesleyan
    Wesleyan University will host the Connecticut premiere of "Goodbye to Language," the latest film by the legendary Jean-Luc Godard. Movies by Godard are impossible to easily sum up, so let the film's description on imdb.com lead the way: "A married woman...
  • Senate backs allowing religion-based hiring by contractors

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Religious institutions that receive state and local government contracts would be allowed to make hiring decisions based upon religion under a bill approved by the Indiana Senate. Senators voted 39-11 on Tuesday in favor of the...
  • Middletown Approves Tax Incentives For New Downtown Apartment Building

    Middletown Approves Tax Incentives For New Downtown Apartment Building
    MIDDLETOWN — The common council has approved a tax incentive plan to allow a developer to build a six-story, 89-unit apartment building at the corner of Broad and College streets. Massachusetts-based Hajjar Management Co. has proposed a...