| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Leakage analysis. Congestion pricing. Hot lanes. Gantry cameras. Barrier free.
This bureaucratic-engineering jargon may sound a bit strange, but it's all about the tolls, baby. Well, it's also about politics and money and memories of blazing accidents...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As part of Quinnipiac University's Black History Month celebration, members from the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community will perform Kingdom Bequeath, an experimental production pondering questions about life, respect, power, equal...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:10 PM
Hours after the Monday afternoon blasts that claimed the lives of three — including an 8-year-old boy — and injured more than 100 at the Boston Marathon, experts in law enforcement, security and terrorism were reluctant to place blame with a...
| Nov 4, 2012
In his 2008 "A More Perfect Union" speech, presidential candidate Barack Obama declared, "Race is an issue that I believe this nation cannot afford to ignore right now." Then he tried his best to ignore it.
At least in public, that is. It says a lot...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Travel back to 1963 Ireland this week as Quinnipiac University Theater for Community performs Patricia Burke Brogan's play Eclipsed. The play takes you inside one of the Magdalene laundries where unmarried pregnant women were forced into labor (and we...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:52 AM
A closer look at last week's University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll on our state's heated U.S. Senate race raises some interesting questions about who was actually answering the poll questions.
Like, where the hell were all the independent...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Is it possible for Republican Senate candidate Tom Smith to be trailing incumbent Democrat Bob Casey by just six points while Mitt Romney is down by 12 against Barack Obama in Pennsylvania?
That's what the latest Quinnipiac University survey of likely...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:06 PM
The federal Affordable Care Act is designed to extend insurance coverage to many more Americans than are currently insured — as many as 30 million more, according to a recent report in The New York Times. But will these newly covered people be...
| Oct 17, 2010
Now that Steven Hayes was convicted of capital murder for killing Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her daughters, Hayley, 17, and Michaela, 11, in their Cheshire home, the jury, beginning Monday, must decide whether he should be sentenced to death.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Teenagers under age 18 who are charged with misdemeanors can no longer be tried as adults in Connecticut. This overdue new law reflects a more nuanced societal understanding of adolescent development and psychology.
By 2010, Connecticut was one of only...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The second poll in a week shows Mitt Romney cutting deep into Rick Santorum's lead in Pennsylvania.
Romney now trails Santorum by just six points in the state with 35 percent to Santorum's 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University survey...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Welcome to March Madness, the Republican version. The GOP final four -- Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul -- face the busiest primary day of 2012 next week on Super Tuesday, when voters in 10 states head to the polls or caucus sites....