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  • Pollsters Try to Keep Up With the Rise of Cell Phones

    Pollsters Try to Keep Up With the Rise of Cell Phones
    When you look at the final numbers, pollsters like Quinnipiac University's Douglas Schwartz came out of this election looking pretty good. Predictions about Obama's victory were nearly on the money. Republican candidate Linda McMahon's U.S. Senate...
  • As Other States Make Progress On Gun Control, Connecticut Left Behind

    As Other States Make Progress On Gun Control, Connecticut Left Behind
    If any legislature in the country had the political momentum to quickly pass strong gun control laws this year it seemed that Connecticut did, where 26 children and women were killed in the Newtown school massacre Dec. 14. But as Connecticut legislators...
  • State's Prep Schools Proudly Show New Color: Green

    Connecticut's prep schools, more formally known as independent secondary schools and often thought of as bastions of tradition, are shedding their coat-and-tie image in favor of something more in keeping with the 21st century: environmental leadership....
  • Quinnipiac's Clarice L. Buckman Theater Presents 'The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek'

    Quinnipiac's Clarice L. Buckman Theater Presents 'The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek'
    Quinnipiac University's Theater for Community presents a student performance of the Naomi Wallace's The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek this week. The play is about teenagers in the Great Depression and a dare that puts 15-year-old Dalton Chance in a race over...
  • Learn About the Psychology of Vampires on Oct. 24 at Quinnipiac

    Learn About the Psychology of Vampires on Oct. 24 at Quinnipiac
    Halloween is right around the corner. Zombies, werewolves, ghosts, witches and vampires rule the land for the next couple weeks. If you've found yourself wondering why we care about spooky creatures this time of year, perhaps you should attend Dr. Brendan...
  • Quinnipiac poll also shows close races in Pennsylvania

    Quinnipiac poll also shows close races in Pennsylvania
    On the morning after The Morning Call/Muhlenberg College released a poll showing the margins in the presidential and U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in the low single digits, a second independent university pollster came out with similar results....
  • Anthem Moves To Wallingford; North Haven Campus To Become Quinnipiac Medical School

    Anthem Moves To Wallingford; North Haven Campus To Become Quinnipiac Medical School
    — The new home of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut has a roof of several arches, like a row of miniature Quonset huts, to reflect interior light. On two sides of the building, floor-to-ceiling windows flood the interior with...
  • Crime & Punishment: A Couple People Who Really Hate Obama

    Crime & Punishment: A Couple People Who Really Hate Obama
    Every autumn, Colchester holds a community-made scarecrow display on the Town Green. On election years, town Democrats sponsor a patch and put up scarecrow effigies of candidates, according to the Norwich Bulletin. Not the best at arts and crafts, the...
  • In U.S. Senate Race, McMahon And Murphy Sticking To Prepared Scripts

    On the campaign trail today, prepared statements have replaced free-wheeling press conferences, attack ads dominate and reporters are kept at a distance. These highly scripted campaigns have more in common with reality TV than with politics of the past,...
  • Security Officials Say Cellphones, Cameras Will Help Investigation

    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...
  • Poll: Virginians evenly split on Medicaid expansion

     Poll: Virginians evenly split on Medicaid expansion
    Virginians are divided along political, racial and gender lines over expanding the state's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. The poll, released Thursday, shows 45...
  • Cadaver Care: Yale Medical Students Respect the Lives of Their Anatomical Donors

    Cadaver Care: Yale Medical Students Respect the Lives of Their Anatomical Donors
    One dark January night in 1824, several men crept into a West Haven cemetery. They dug up the grave of a newly buried 17-year-old farmer's daughter named Bathsheba Smith and carried her body to Yale Medical College for dissection. These students or...