The developer of planned outlet shops at Rentschler Field in East Hartford announced Monday that they have cancelled the project for the second time in less than a year.
The year was 1989. The Berlin Wall fell, Communism gasped its last breath, and hundreds of demonstrators poured into the streets of East Germany. In Dresden, crowds stormed the stronghold of the Stasi and the KGB. One man stepped out to face the mob: Vladimir Putin. Requesting backup, he was told, “Moscow is silent.” Helpless, Putin watched the Soviet Union dissolve before his very eyes.
“Rise” is NBC’s newest drama series, focusing on high school life in a small American town. It follows English teacher Lou Mazzuchelli, played by Josh Radnor (Ted Mosby from “How I Met Your Mother”), as he takes over the drama department and tries to inspire creativity and self-expression in his students.
March Madness may be in full swing, but for the men’s basketball team, the season is over. For Head Coach Kevin Ollie, it means his time at UConn may be completely over as well. A few weeks ago, UConn began initiating the termination of Coach Ollie as reported in a story in the Daily Campus by Tyler Keating. This termination comes on the heels of UConn’s first round loss to SMU in the American Athletic Con
After a record-smashing performance in the NCAA Tournament’s opening round, the UConn women’s basketball team will take on in-state foe Quinnipiac Monday night at Gampel Pavilion for a chance to head to Albany for the Sweet 16. UConn students can visit the athletic ticket office Monday to pick up free tickets to the final home game of the season.
The existence of unions, as with anything, comes with trade-offs. In my opinion, the perks of unions still outweigh the detriments. I certainly think that eliminating all unions would be an unmitigated disaster for the workers in this country, and would enable corporations to take advantage of and exploit their employees. Strong unions are necessary if we wish to protect workers’ rights.
The No. 1 overall Huskies (33-0) smashed several records on their way to a 140-52 win over the No. 16 seed Saint Francis (PA) Red Flash, including a program and NCAA Tournament record for points in a single game, program and NCAA Tournament record for assists in a single game, along with NCAA records for points in a single quarter and points in a single half.