| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:46 PM
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....
| Jul 2, 2013
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?...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:25 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:05 AM
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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:55 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2013
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...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 5:26 AM
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,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:55 AM
Corona del Mar
Honors: Three-year varsity starter. High school All-American. CIF Southern Section Division 1 team finalist 2012, 2013.
College: UC Davis.
Corona del Mar