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  • UConn leaders, elected officials dedicate medical, dental, urgent care services

    UConn President Susan Herbst and Dr. Frank Torti, UConn Health executive vice president for health affairs and medical school dean, led a celebration of the opening of UConn Health's medical, dental and urgent care services at Storrs Center recently....
  • Leslie Uggams Starring As Mama Rose In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's 'Gypsy'

    Leslie Uggams Starring As Mama Rose In Connecticut Repertory Theatre's 'Gypsy'
    Leslie Uggams is used to taking on roles that, in a different era, no one would expect an African-American actress to take on. She's played Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" Reno Sweeney in "Anything Goes", Sally Bowles in "Cabaret," and Maria Callas in...
  • Sam Cassell Jr. Ready To Make Name For Himself At UConn

    Sam Cassell Jr. Ready To Make Name For Himself At UConn
    STORRS – Wherever he goes, the Cassell brand follows Sam Cassell Jr., a point guard like his father, who played the position for 16 seasons in NBA. Now the younger Cassell is at UConn, where expectations are high for any player, and he welcomes it...
  • From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism

    From The Sports Pages Of UConn History, A Stand Against Anti-Japanese Racism
    It was only a football game, and as college games go it was hardly worth remembering. But to one proud spectator, it was a whole lot more than that. "The biggest kick of all was the lesson in democracy that was being enacted out there," read a letter,...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards

    UConn Expects Rakim Lubin To Fill Big Space Under Boards
    STORRS — Watching UConn play the past couple of years, one area of need has stood out. Muscle. Freshman Rakim Lubin, who began classes this week, envisions himself muscling his way into the Huskies mix. "Physicality and a lot of rebounding, that'...
  • Aging Hartford Project On Redevelopment Track

    Aging Hartford Project On Redevelopment Track
    They are referred to simply as "Westbrook-Bowles." Westbrook Village and Chester Bowles Park are two old, dilapidated housing projects that occupy a lot of land — a total of more than 130 acres — on two non-adjoining parcels in the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Two Local Grads Earn Windham Hospital Scholarship

    Willington resident Codi Bierce and Columbia's Nicole Moore are the recipients of the Auxiliary to Windham Hospital's Anne L. Card Memorial Scholarship for 2014. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Anne L. Card who was a 50-plus year member of...
  • Gypsy: a musical fable

    STORRS- Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: a musical fable will run from July 10 to July 20, staring Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggams as Rose. The production is directed by CRT's artistic director Vincent J....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Polish Cultural Club Of Greater Hartford Awards Five Scholarships To Area Students

    The Polish Cultural Club of Greater Hartford, Inc. is pleased to announce the following five recipients of its 2014 Jennie Marconi-Javorski Scholarship. These dedicated and responsible young men and women have earned high scholastic honors, given of...
  • Purvis Good Fit For UConn, Says Former Teammate Warren

    NEW YORK — T.J. Warren, from North Carolina State, one of the potential first-round picks in New York, expects his former teammate, Rodney Purvis, to do well at UConn. "Rodney was a hard worker. A guy who always was a competitor," Warren said....