Arianne Abela, choral director for various schools and colleges in Connecticut and whose classical arrangement of "Call Me Maybe" went viral on YouTube, stopped by Randolph High School Tuesday morning to talk to students about overcoming adversity. Abela was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome, a birth defect that resulted in a loss of fingers and her left leg.
Route 32 in New London re-opens after serious scooter crash, Connecticut College student charged - A 19-year-old Connecticut College student was charged this morning with driving under the influence after a New London crash that seriously injured a scooter driver, police said. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/news/20161122/route-32-in-new-london-re-opens-after-serious-scooter-crash-connecticut-college-student-charged #CT #NewLondonCT #Connecticut #Crash #Scooter #Crime #Arrest
Dan is this week's Postbac in the Spotlight. Dan is from West Hartford, Connecticut, and studied classics and philosophy at St. John's College in Maryland, graduating in 2013. He spent the next three years in China teaching English and learning Chinese before joining the program. Read more about Dan's path to medicine and his postbac year at Bennington at our Tumblr site.
The year was 1970, and the post-Woodstock hippie movement swept America. Searching for meaning in his life, a young hippie named Mitch Glaser, along with a friend, dropped out of college in Connecticut and hitchhiked across the country to San Francisco.