UConn http://wshu.org en A bill that would hold colleges accountable for sexual assaults on campus is passed by Conn. House http://wshu.org/post/bill-would-hold-colleges-accountable-sexual-assaults-campus-passed-conn-house <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%;">A bill that would hold colleges responsible for preventing sexual assaults on campus passed unanimously on Thursday in the Connecticut House of Representatives. The bill was prompted by a federal lawsuit filed by five women against the University of Connecticut.</span></p><p style="margin: 7.7pt 0in; line-height: 150%; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:58:27 +0000 Ebong Udoma 15626 at http://wshu.org A bill that would hold colleges accountable for sexual assaults on campus is passed by Conn. House UConn! UConn! UConn! http://wshu.org/post/uconn-uconn-uconn <p></p><p>The University of Connecticut men's basketball team defeated the University of Kentucky 60-54 on Monday night to win their fourth NCAA championship.</p><p>UConn guard Shabazz Napier was selected as the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four after getting 22 points and six rebounds in the championship game.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;The Huskies' steely point guard outshined Kentucky's freshmen phenoms in the win. Napier and fellow backcourt mate Ryan Boatright controlled the tempo<br />and together outscored Wildcats twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison 36-15.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;Napier as a freshman won a national title on UConn's 2011 team led by another<br />star guard in Kemba Walker.</p><p>Back at the school's campus in Storrs, thousands of jubilant students celebrated the win.</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:03:58 +0000 Dan Katz & Naomi Starobin & Alison Freeland 15445 at http://wshu.org UConn! UConn! UConn! UConn upsets Florida in NCAA semifinal http://wshu.org/post/uconn-upsets-florida-ncaa-semifinal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Connecticut didn't wait for the final buzzer to beat Florida this time.</p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 02:07:25 +0000 Associated Press 15339 at http://wshu.org UConn upsets Florida in NCAA semifinal Conn. lawmakers hold hearing on sexual assault at colleges, universities http://wshu.org/post/conn-lawmakers-hold-hearing-sexual-assault-colleges-universities <p>Connecticut lawmakers held a hearing on Wednesday about sexual assault prevention and response procedures at colleges and universities in the state. The hearing was prompted by a recent federal complaint against the University of Connecticut.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:56:49 +0000 Dan Katz 8339 at http://wshu.org Conn. lawmakers hold hearing on sexual assault at colleges, universities 7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults http://wshu.org/post/7-women-file-complaint-against-uconn-over-sexual-assaults <p>Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have filed a federal discrimination complaint against the school.</p><p>Attorney Gloria Allred says Monday's complaint to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights alleges the school failed to do enough in response to the women's allegations.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:52:56 +0000 Dan Katz 7092 at http://wshu.org 7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults