Who The Heck is Beck?: Grammys Recap

The biggest night in music aired recently on Sunday, February 8th. The 57th Annual Grammy Awards had its usual treats – wacky fashions, touching tributes, Taylor Swift’s version of dancing, and Kanye’s rants – in honoring good music! Starting off the show was the Australian rock band, AC/DC, performing favorites like “Highway to Hell.” LL…

In Terms of Racism

Roberto Caceres Contributing Writer   In keeping with this issue’s theme of Black History Month, I would like to state my opinion on Black History Month as an idea. Black history is not something that should be celebrated in one month out of the year. To celebrate the history of any race or gender in…

Hockey in the Deep South, One Woman Finds a Chance to Change a Sport

Al Kessler Sports Editor The city of Columbus, Georgia is nestled on the border of Alabama and is home to some 200,000 people. This sweltering town is a far cry from the oft-frozen prairies of Edmonton Alberta where a young woman named Shannon Szabados calls home. You may have heard of Shannon, for those who…

Valentine’s Everyday

Roberto Caceres Contributing Writer     Everyone seems to have an opinion on Valentine’s Day. Some believe that it has become a holiday that is purely commercial; something that some people celebrate because society has told them that they have to in order to prove their love to a significant other. Others believe that is…

Bringing Brooklyn Hype to Danbury

While you may have heard the sonic booming of his speaker- installed-backpack at various locations around campus, very few students know the truth about why WCSU student, Devante Escoffery, frequently plays soulful tunes from his backpack. In this in-depth interview, Devante answers questions dealing with those who appreciate the music and those who detest it as well as what he feels he has brought to Western’s campus community.

A Re-Introduction to S-Clive

Last spring, we presented a young up-and-coming WestConn performer known around the area as S-Clive. Inspired primarily by his family and the people around him, S-Clive has been diligently working towards creating and producing his own music. When we talked to him last spring, he was adamant about the fact that 2014 would be a…

Student Center Roof Construction and Troubleshooting

   Amidst a gradual buildup of loud and booming footsteps stomping above the second floor of the Midtown Student Center, many WCSU students can agree that it sounded like a ceiling collapse or two was inevitable. The WXCI Campus Radio office and the Student Center Gaming Room were two such locations that were unfortunate enough to have their ceilings collapse during the final weeks of the Fall 2014 semester (Thanksgiving week for WXCI and the first week of December for the Game Room).