May 15, 1998
At Connecticut's Party Weekend, Days of Music Replaced by Nights of Vandalism
The 80 police officers did not move last month as bottles, cans, and rocks were lobbed at them by a crowd of students and their friends partying in a dirt parking lot that adjoins the University of Connecticut campus.
When some in the crowd of 2,000 people overturned a black Honda Accord, the police, from university, local, and state forces, stood their ground. Even when some men set a couch on fire, the police remained on the edge of the