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  • Gators more opened minded than dumb Hogs

     
         By now, we all know about the Arkansas radio station firing  a reporter for wearing a Gator hat.   KAKS general manager Dan Storrs says “this radio station is Hog Sports Radio. We are very biased. We s...
  • A gathering of the guilds

    A gathering of the guilds
    The La Providencia and Toluca Guilds of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles gathered for respective fundraising events Saturday. Presented under the theme of "A Teddy Bear Picnic," La Providencia Guild members and guests convened at Glendale's Oakmont...
  • Backyard Chickens

    Backyard Chickens
    Like a fresh egg, Kate's backyard hobby could land her in the frying pan. Under her town's zoning ordinance, keeping live chickens is prohibited — and Kate, an otherwise law-abiding citizen, has a half-dozen hens living in a coop behind her home....
  • Green tea sets weight-loss industry abuzz

    Green tea sets weight-loss industry abuzz
    Like all industries, the herbal weight-loss business moves in cycles. Less than a decade ago, the stimulant herb ephedra was one of the stars of the scene. It sped up metabolism and weight loss, but it also raised the heart rate and, in some cases, caused...
  • Musical Prints: 1568-1949 at the William Benton Museum in Storrs

    Musical Prints: 1568-1949 at the William Benton Museum in Storrs
    Music lovers: head to the Benton Museum sometime before Oct. 16 for a rare glimpse of 64 images of composers, performers and patrons captured by artists over nearly four centuries, including Paul Lafond's (1847-1918) etching of Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901,...
  • People Without Electricity At Home Turn To Workplace

    Gaye Tuchman has been out of power and water at her home in Storrs since early Sunday morning, even before Connecticut was hit with the full wrath of Tropical Storm Irene. The following day, Tuchman, a professor of sociology at the University of...
  • Connecticut's high cost of living includes higher pot prices

    Connecticut's high cost of living includes higher pot prices
    It should come as no surprise, given Connecticut’s generally high cost of living, that we’re also apparently paying higher prices for marijuana than a lot of places around the U.S. A new effort to use “crowd sourcing” to provide a...
  • No Man's Land: Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs

    No Man's Land:  Contemporary Art Galleries in Storrs
    Swedish artist Lina Persson's (b. 1978) Tempus Nullius ("no man's land"), which takes its title from Ezra Pound's poem "The Return," alters the relationship between public space and the individual, with a set of printed instructions in the gallery to be...
  • Grape seed shows small effect on blood pressure

    Grape seed shows small effect on blood pressure
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Grape seed extract is marketed as a way to guard your heart health, but clinical trials so far suggest the supplement has small effects on blood pressure and heart rate, a new review finds. Pooling the results from nine...
  • Pissed Jeans: Where Punk-Rock Meets the Internet, at UConn

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Pissed Jeans || || With Japanther, Unstoppable Death Machines and the Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt. UConn students free, $5 everyone else, 7 p.m., April 9, UConn Hillel, 54 N. Eagleville Road, Storrs, (860) 486-4007, whus.org ||...
  • Never Forget: 9/11 Tribute at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs

    Never Forget:  9/11 Tribute at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs
    Few string quartets have household-name cachet in this country, and the Kronos is one of them. They've premiered more works by important contemporary composers than any other chamber music group over the course of more than 30 years of playing together...
  • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals play the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on Sept. 30

    Grace Potter and the Nocturnals play the Jorgensen Center in Storrs on Sept. 30
    With the exception of two early-October Vermont benefit shows, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals' upcoming UConn appearance is the final stop on what seems like an endless, Bob Dylan-esque touring schedule. The band's been on the road without much break at...