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  • Campus Rape Culture Must Be Eliminated

    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...
  • A Repugnant Attack On Academic Freedom

    The American Studies Association recently passed a resolution that "endorses and honor[s] the call of Palestinian civil society for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions." The action was taken, the group explained, because "there is no effective or...
  • Here's To Collinsville: Once Dry, Now Cool

    "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...
  • Chuck Willard HooverMarch 21, 1929 - April 10, 2014

    Chuck Willard Hoover<br/>March 21, 1929 - April 10, 2014
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Hatched On Campus At Wesleyan: Grand Cousin

    Hatched On Campus At Wesleyan: Grand Cousin
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Jonathan Schell dies at 70; author and anti-nuclear activist

    Jonathan Schell dies at 70; author and anti-nuclear activist
    Jonathan Schell, the author, journalist and activist who wrote passionately and cogently about war and politics for more than 40 years, condemning conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and galvanizing the anti-nuclear movement with his horrifyingly detailed...
  • Rein In Out-Of-Control Fraternities

    Some college fraternities need to clean up their act, and fast. Earlier this month, a UConn sophomore said she felt pressured to drink shots of beer, wine and spirits and perform degrading stunts at a fraternity party off-campus. She blacked out and,...
  • 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...