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  • Golden Globes 2014: Snubs and Surprises

    Golden Globes 2014: Snubs and Surprises
    The 2014 Golden Globe nominations were announced on Dec. 12. Presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Globes are known for recognizing excellence in both television and film. While the program is usually known for honoring Hollywood...
  • Free speech still under siege in the Ivy League

    On April 15, 1974, William Shockley, the Nobel laureate who believed that blacks were less intelligent than whites, was supposed to debate William Rusher, the publisher of the National Review, at Yale University on the topic: “Resolved: That society...
  • Trick or treat for science: Kids become test subjects

    Trick or treat for science: Kids become test subjects
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Each year, Halloween is a massive operation at Dean Karlan's house, drawing in members of his family, particularly his 13-year-old daughter, Maya. Maya's enthusiasm for Halloween knows few bounds. She makes her own costumes: a...
  • DeStefano Legacy: The New Haven Model

    DeStefano Legacy: The New Haven Model
    The "what ifs" linger long after a visit with John DeStefano, now closing in on his final weeks after a remarkable 20-year marathon as mayor of the Elm City. What if DeStefano, smothered by M. Jodi Rell during a disastrous run for governor in 2006, had...
  • CT Museums Building Audience Of Future With Kid-Friendly Days, Activities

    CT Museums Building Audience Of Future With Kid-Friendly Days, Activities
    Five-year-old Ruhee Lalla of West Hartford sat at a table recently making a little terrarium with a plastic globe, moss, sticks, rocks, shells and twine. All around her at other tables, other children made terrariums while their parents watched. The...
  • Daylight-saving time casts the Lehigh Valley into darkness at the wrong time

    They have this "spring ahead, fall back" business completely backward. Do you know what time the sun sets for the Lehigh Valley this evening? By golly, it's not even evening, unless you are from the South, where they have the demented idea that...
  • Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band Performs at Yale's Morse Recital Hall

    Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band Performs at Yale's Morse Recital Hall
    Yale School of Music continues its streak of big name performances this week with a concert featuring legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes. Haynes' career has spanned more than six decades (he turned 88 this year!), and seen him play with greats like...
  • Polish repertory played by musicians who know the score

    If you are not familiar with the Meccorre String Quartet, you are not alone. This Polish classical music group is coming to Columbia as part of its first tour of North America. It performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m....
  • Maria Trent, on the ascent

    Maria Trent, on the ascent
    Simply referring to Maria Trent, M.D., as a pediatrician is a bit like calling Barack Obama an executive. The Johns Hopkins Children's Center doctor's continuing achievements as a researcher, clinician, professor and advocate for adolescent health...
  • Lafayette's Ingram contributes to football, medical teams

     
    When I asked Damarcus Ingram why he chose Lafayette College over Lehigh, Illinois State, Tennessee Tech and a number of other Southern schools, he never mentioned the Bourger Varsity Football House, Fisher Field or the coaching staff, things that...
  • Two Rhodes Scholars with Chicago ties named

    Two Rhodes Scholars with Chicago ties named
    A Yale University political science student from Oak Brook and a University of Chicago student specializing in climate change were among 32 Americans selected over the weekend as Rhodes scholars. Vinay Nayak, a senior at Yale, has focused his studies on...