| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:30 PM
We have gone over the fiscal cliff. The politicians jury-rigged a last-minute, temporary deal, but let's face it — we went over.
The chattering classes are discussing the next big fiscal deadline in February, which is when the government hits...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Joey Batts Hip-Hop Night
Dec. 7, Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, uporontherocks.com.
Connecticut needs anti-heroes. Joey Batts (aka Joseph Battaglia), a 30-year-old rapper originally from Long Island, N.Y., who bleeds...
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Area Deadheads: if you're looking for a little enlightenment tonight, head to Middletown, where Dr. Graeme Boone (pictured), an Ohio State professor of music, will present a "psychedelic lecture" on the Grateful Dead's "Dark Star" at Wesleyan University....
| May 1, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Artists Take Action
On view through May 26, Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, 301 High St., Middletown, (860) 685-3864, wesleyan.edu/dac
Some of these posters can be downloaded from the alliance's website or purchased as stand-alone works....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:31 PM
A massive Russian crackdown on Chechnya's bid for independence in the 1990s and the installation of loyal leaders there pushed the Caucasus Muslim enclave from the headlines years ago. But resentment has festered and at times bled into the global holy war...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A hallmark of President Barack Obama's recently released early childhood education plan is federal funding to expand pre-kindergarten for low- and moderate-income children, with mandates for state-regulated quality control and continuous program...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:14 PM
In their recent consideration of legislation banning same-sex marriage, some Supreme Court justices expressed uninformed concern over how little we know about the long-term impact of such unions.
Justice Anthony Kennedy said that because same-sex...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Composer John Cage (1912-1992) is the subject of Wesleyan's next Music & Public Life series installment, beginning with a free lecture by Cage biographer Richard Kostelanetz on Dec. 5 and a performance of Cage's Lecture on the Weather (1975), which mashes...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:56 AM
The world premiere of "The Last Days of the Old Wild Boy", written and directed by Rinde Eckert during his artist residency at the theater department at Wesleyan University in Middletown will be presented on Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p....