| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Nicholas B. Dirks, a high-ranking Columbia University administrator and an expert on the history and culture of India, has been chosen to be the next chancellor of UC Berkeley, officials announced Thursday. Dirks, who is Columbia's executive vice...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Local native Katie Matthews recently added another accolade to her running career.
Matthews, a standout athlete and five-time All-American at Boston University, was named 2013 America East Woman of the Year on June 4.
The awarded is given to a...
| Jul 2, 2013
Writers -- Are you looking for workshops to help you with craft, or maybe a conference where you can pitch your story/book idea? Or maybe you love seeing your work judged against that of others and are always on the lookout for the latest writing contest?...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Joss Whedon gave the commencement speech at Wesleyan University on Sunday (May 26). He talked a lot about death, and it's awesome....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:07 PM
organization: Texas Wesleyan University
date: November 3
address: 3200 Darnell Street Fort Worth, TX 76107
time: 2:00 PM
Wesleyan Music at the Modern. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth-Auditorium
For more information call (817)531-4992.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
1) Don Ross & Brooke Miller, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, Thurs. 8 p.m., $20-$30, 41bridgestreet.com.
2) Amy Helm, Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, (413) 586-8686, Thurs. 7 p.m., $15-$18, iheg.com....
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Anonymity is enjoying a kind of a renaissance these days. There's a strong sense that there's a shadowy figure somewhere pulling the strings (think the hacker group Anonymous, the WikiLeaks phenomenon, phishing scams and so on). Liebe Love Amour!, the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Two Connecticut libraries are seriously considering how to handle visits from furries, the subculture of people who dress in anthropomorphic animal costumes. The Hartford Courant reports that the concern started when a fully costumed furry walked into the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Wesleyan's year-long Music and Public Life series offers up Voices of Afghanistan as its inaugural event, featuring ghazals by virtuosic master vocalist Ustad Farida Mahwash, sawol-jawab ("questions and answers") by rubâb (lute) shredder Homayoun Sakhi,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Pastor Zig Bays of Davie United Methodist Church.
Q: What are some challenges of being a new minister at a church ?
A: One is the understanding the chemistry...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Always In Trouble
An Oral History of ESP-Disk', The Most Outrageous Record Label in America by Jason Weiss, Wesleyan Univ. Press, 292 pages, $24.95 (paper), $11.99 eBook
While the music scene over the past half-century has been dominated by major...