| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:10 AM
While waiting for your toaster waffles to pop up, browse through the Nomadic Wax website (nomadicwax.org), where you'll find hours upon hours of hip-hop and urban music clips from all over the African diaspora. On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Nomadic Wax folks...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:49 AM
There once was a beautiful, sprawling sycamore in what is now Middletown known as "Mamoosan's Tree." According to legend, Mamoosan – a Wangunk Native American who sold his land to the colonists – would return in spirit to the tree every autumn...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity.
While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it'...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:52 AM
COLCHESTER- Nine Jack Jackter Intermediate school students recently performed at the annual HOT School Summer Institute at Wesleyan University in Middletown. This year they participated in "Cast a Net for Change" to raise awareness of malaria in Africa....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:34 PM
"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...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:11 PM
"A quaint drinking town with an art problem," reads a T-shirt for sale at a local pub near my home in Collinsville. A one-liner that rarely fails to get a chuckle, it's a tongue-and-cheek truism that not only expresses present-day sentiment, but sharply...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The Reverend Charles Willard Hoover, (85), of Corona del Mar left this world to join his Lord on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
'Pastor Chuck' served as Pastor of Senior Ministries at Corona del Mar Community Church since 2003. A beloved pastor and friend,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
It didn't take long for guitarist/singer Henry Hall, drummer Robby Caplan and bassist Evan Low to find each other after arriving on the Wesleyan University campus four years ago. Within the first couple of months of the semester, they'd formed Grand...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:52 PM
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,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:55 PM
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...