| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:31 AM
The show: "Gypsy" at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
What makes it special?: Leslie Uggams stars in the show, making her the first African American actress to take on the iconic role in an Equity production.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Connor Freeborn, a 6 foot 5, 225-pound outside linebacker at Salesianum School in Wilmington, Del., gave UConn his commitment for 2015.
Freeborn officially committed Wednesday after visiting Storrs with his father Tuesday.
"It was like a five-hour...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:10 PM
UConn will play UMass at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough in 2016, a source confirmed. The story was first reported by the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
UConn hasn't signed a contract but will do so, according to the source.
The Gazette report also said the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:01 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
With food as with fashion, tastes change. Today, bread cubes dipped in a cheddar cheese fondue seems about as dated as bell bottoms. Nutritional advice changes too. Foods that were once touted as healthful can suddenly gain unsavory reputations, and...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The Huskies will not be going to Disney World next season. That's the offshoot of the American Athletic Conference men's basketball pairings, which were announced Wednesday.
With three teams coming in, Tulsa, Tulane and East Carolina, and two departing,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The return of the NCAA Tournament to Madison Square Garden after 53 years figured to make for a hot, expensive ticket. But UConn's inclusion in the Sweet 16 seems to have helped drive prices through the Garden roof.
The Huskies, seeded seventh, took...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:49 AM
World War I ended in late 1918 and Gardner Dow, having survived his Naval service, was settled into life as a junior at the Connecticut Agricultural College in mid-1919.
In May of that year, a Courant story appeared under the following headlines....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:52 AM
Life backstage and behind the curtain will make up three shows in this season’s Nutmeg Summer Series presented at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs.
“A Chorus Line” opens the three-show series June 5 to 14....
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Un equipo antibombas ha sido llamado a la Universidad de Connecticut, donde la policía ha respondido a una amenaza.
La amenaza llegó al edificio Tasker, el cual es también conocido como el Edificio de Admisiones, según una alerta de la Universidad. La...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — In the second game of their season, the Florida Gators traveled to Madison, Wisc., to face the nationally ranked Badgers.
The Gators, then ranked 11th in the country, lost to No. 20 Wisconsin. A few weeks later, Florida's journey...