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  • Claremont McKenna names legal scholar as next president

     
    Claremont McKenna College announced its new president Thursday: Hiram E. Chodosh, the dean of the University of Utah’s law school and an expert on legal affairs and anti-corruption measures in the Middle East and Asia. Chodosh will succeed Pamela B....
  • For writers, it's back to school already

    For writers, it's back to school already
    Writers -- Are you looking for workshops to help you with craft, or maybe a conference where you can pitch your story/book idea? Or maybe you love seeing your work judged against that of others and are always on the lookout for the latest writing contest?...
  • Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career

    Former Rocky Hill Resident Starts Professional Running Career
    Local native Katie Matthews recently added another accolade to her running career. Matthews, a standout athlete and five-time All-American at Boston University, was named 2013 America East Woman of the Year on June 4. The awarded is given to a...
  • The Anonymous Ensemble Puts the Audience in Charge of the Theater

    The Anonymous Ensemble Puts the Audience in Charge of the Theater
    Anonymity is enjoying a kind of a renaissance these days. There's a strong sense that there's a shadowy figure somewhere pulling the strings (think the hacker group Anonymous, the WikiLeaks phenomenon, phishing scams and so on). Liebe Love Amour!, the...
  • Crowell Concert Hall in Middletown Presents 'Voices of Afghanistan' on Sept. 28

    Crowell Concert Hall in Middletown Presents 'Voices of Afghanistan' on Sept. 28
    Wesleyan's year-long Music and Public Life series offers up Voices of Afghanistan as its inaugural event, featuring ghazals by virtuosic master vocalist Ustad Farida Mahwash, sawol-jawab ("questions and answers") by rubâb (lute) shredder Homayoun Sakhi,...
  • Everyone needs to be heard

    Everyone needs to be heard
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Pastor Zig Bays of Davie United Methodist Church. Q: What are some challenges of being a new minister at a church ? A: One is the understanding the chemistry...
  • Crime & Punishment: Drunk, Naked Man Screams at Wendy's Employees in Manchester

    Crime & Punishment: Drunk, Naked Man Screams at Wendy's Employees in Manchester
    Two Connecticut libraries are seriously considering how to handle visits from furries, the subculture of people who dress in anthropomorphic animal costumes. The Hartford Courant reports that the concern started when a fully costumed furry walked into the...
  • Wesleyan University Press Celebrates a Music Maverick

    Wesleyan University Press Celebrates a Music Maverick
    Always In Trouble An Oral History of ESP-Disk', The Most Outrageous Record Label in America by Jason Weiss, Wesleyan Univ. Press, 292 pages, $24.95 (paper), $11.99 eBook   While the music scene over the past half-century has been dominated by major...
  • "Hear What's In the Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale" plays in Middletown, July 26 and 27

    "Hear What's In the Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale" plays in Middletown, July 26 and 27
    Hear What's In The Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale will play at the Center for the Arts at Wesleyan University in Middletown on July 26 and 27. Written and performed by actor Steve Scionti, Hear What's In the Heart: Shoemaker's Tale is a one-man show that...
  • Gettysburg's High Ground Shaped Destiny

    The coming sesquicentennial of the Civil War battle of Gettysburg on the hot, humid days of July 1-3, 1863, is no ordinary anniversary. A place of pilgrimage for visitors around the globe, the small Pennsylvania town resonates not just in the American...
  • Unified Sports: Partners On The Field And Off

     Unified Sports: Partners On The Field And Off
    The game was tight, and shortstop A.J. Pollock fielded a ground ball in the last inning. There was an easy forceout at second base, but Pollock waited, and waited. "He waited until the girl playing second base covered the bag," said Paul Cormier,...
  • Athletic Awards Breakfast honors 33 athletes

    Alec Adamson Corona del Mar Sport: Tennis Honors: Three-year varsity starter. High school All-American. CIF Southern Section Division 1 team finalist 2012, 2013. College: UC Davis. * Annie Alvarado Corona del Mar Sport: Soccer. Honors:...