Month: March 2015

Ringling Bros. Circus Abolishes Use of Elephants

“How does a business be successful?” asks Kenneth Feld, President and CEO of Feld Entertainment, which owns Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. “By adapting,” he says. Under constant pressure from the general public, animal rights activist groups, and “anti-elephant” ordinances from cities in which they wish to perform, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has made the decision to discontinue the use of elephants in their performances by the year of 2018.
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New and Improved Fitness Zone

 WCSU faculty and students alike gathered in Berkshire Hall to observe the Grand Opening of the newly revamped Colonial Fitness Zone on the Midtown Campus in full session on Tuesday February 24th.  The start of the Spring 2015 semester marked a new beginning for Midtown Recreational facilities as well as the Recreation Department as they changed locations from the “black box room,” a room no larger than a millionaire’s private fitness room, to a room that was previously occupied by the Theater Department prior to the opening of the Visual and Performing Arts building on the Westside Campus. 

Albino Abductions in Tanzania

     The brutally mutilated body of one-year-old Yohana Bahati was found on Tuesday, February 17th, a few miles from his homestead in The United Republic of Tanzania in East Africa. His limbs were “hacked off” according to local police Chief Joseph Konyo. Yohana was born with a congenital condition called albinism which causes an absence of pigmentation in an individual’s skin, hair, and eyes.