| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:10 PM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:01 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:52 PM
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,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
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...