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  • Two Arrested In 2012 Assault On Student That Shook Trinity

    Two Arrested In 2012 Assault On Student That Shook Trinity
    HARTFORD — Nearly three years after a Trinity College student was attacked on the edge of campus, setting off a wave of concern about safety at the college, Hartford police on Thursday charged two city residents with assault. The victim,...
  • Matinees Of Classics At Real Art Ways

    Matinees Of Classics At Real Art Ways
    If you can't get into a Film Studies 101 class, you can always get into Real Art Ways. Starting March 4, the Hartford arts venue is presenting a six-week series of weekday matinees of classic films, followed by a lecture by J.D. O'Connor, assistant...
  • Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad

    Obama weighs college tuition as a president and a dad
    He's getting sappy on college campuses, wringing his hands about his tuition savings plan and waxing nostalgic about his own years as an undergraduate. President Obama is hurtling toward a deadline that looms over him much like the end of his time in...
  • Why you crave junk food after smoking marijuana

    Why you crave junk food after smoking marijuana
    Researchers from Yale University believe they have deciphered the neurological mechanism that causes the "munchies," that inexplicable urge to eat that has led generations of marijuana users to consume untold numbers of nachos, Twinkies and Doritos. The...
  • New Pentagon head Ashton Carter sets priorities

    Ashton Carter was sworn in as the secretary of defense this week, taking the reins of Pentagon leadership from former Secretary Chuck Hagel. On Tuesday, he issued a message to the Department of Defense employees outlining his top priorities: protecting...
  • Why Legislate Sexual Consent For College Students Only?

    Why Legislate Sexual Consent For College Students Only?
    Under a newly proposed bill in the General Assembly, men and boys accused of sexual assault are one step closer to being presumed guilty until proven innocent. Originally, it was only in the court of public opinion that the possibility of innocence...
  • Third Annual Jazz Festival At Yale

    Third Annual Jazz Festival At Yale
    For years, college musicians hooked up to jam through the ubiquitous "musicians wanted" fliers you'd see around campus. More recently, Craig's List put a minor dent in that practice (you still see those signs around), while players have devised all...
  • Planetary system older than once thought possible -- 11.2 billion years old

    Planetary system older than once thought possible -- 11.2 billion years old
    The oldest planetary system ever found has been spotted by astronomers. The ancient star and five small, Earth-like planets are about 11.2 billion years old. Until now, scientists questioned whether rocky planets could have formed so long ago, just 2....
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Cheshire has named a new chief executive, David L. Hallal, to replace current CEO and company founder Dr. Leonard Bell, effective April 1. Bell will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, the company...
  • Review: 'Lincoln and the Power of the Press' by Harold Holzer

    Review: 'Lincoln and the Power of the Press' by Harold Holzer
    For the North, the goal of the Civil War was to reunite the nation. That's how Abraham Lincoln defined it and why the Northern states rallied behind the effort. Yet, the question of abolishing slavery was always somewhere in the discussion. Many...
  • Yale To Investigate After Student Says He Was Held At Gunpoint By Campus Police

    Yale To Investigate After Student Says He Was Held At Gunpoint By Campus Police
    Yale University says the university police  will conduct an internal investigation into an incident Saturday, where a Yale University student was detained during an investigation of a series of burglaries at the university. The student told his father...