WCSU to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Full Day Program

On March 5 at 9:15 a.m. in the Student Center Theater on WCSU’s midtown campus, WCSU will host a full-day interactive program, “Celebrating Women Past and Present.” Sponsored by the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury, the Danbury Public Library, and the Danbury Museum and Historical Society, and organized by WCSU Education and Literary Professor Dr….

Oscars 2016 Recap: Notable winners & highlights

Alana Branch | Arts & Entertainment Editor For film lovers, the academy awards is more than just glitz and glamour. It is often a platform for celebrities to talk politics and equally important topics such as equal pay for women. But mainly it is about the movies that touch us somehow like the best-selling novel…

Campus Dining Options?

Since starting here as a student, many of us have seen campus food options in a perpetual state of flux. The disappearance of the Student Center’s Snack Bar which hosted an appetizing menu of fries, sandwiches, burgers and salad to the downsize and eventual elimination of the Warner Cafe which offered a comforting mix of…

Women’s Lacrosse Season Starts Up

This Saturday marks the start of the Western Connecticut State University women’s lacrosse season. The colonials are set to take on the Castleton University Spartans away at Castleton at 2:00 p.m. The colonials will be looking to start their season off with a win against the spartans to boost confidence and team morale. This will…

Pokemon celebrates its 20th anniversary

  Pokemon turned 20 years old on Saturday, Feb. 27. Even though the entire year of 2016 is set to celebrate Pokemon’s 20th anniversary, yesterday marked exactly 20 years since the Japanese franchise released its original Pokemon green and red versions. Pokemon fans boasted about it using the hashtag #Pokemon20, throughout various social media platforms…

Loud Party Time Will Pay A Fine

Mayor Boughton is proposing a fine for residential parties that are regularly rowdy. The $250 price tag on a loud bash is part of an attempt to squash people causing road congestion or public disturbances in quiet neighborhoods. Mayor Boughton is proposing a fine for residential parties that are regularly rowdy. The $250 price tag…

Veteran Nikon Photographer to lecture at WCSU

WCSU Gallery Talk will feature veteran Nikon photographer, visual artist, product manager and educator Mike Corrado at the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the Westside Campus on Thursday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m. The lecture, hosted by the Department of Art, will be held in room 108 and Corrado will talk about his successful…

WCSU professor publishes Vietnam memoir

Alana Branch | Arts & Entertainment Editor Dr. Edward Hagan, a highly-esteemed writing professor at Western Connecticut State University, recently published his first memoir called To Vietnam in Vain: Memoir of an Irish-American Intelligence Advisor. He points out that it doesn’t follow the conventional narrative and believes Vietnam to be an “important part of contemporary…

WCSU Men’s Lacrosse Team Season To Kick Off

The Western Connecticut State University men’s Lacrosse team kicks off its season today at Vassar College. Last year the Colonials did not have the greatest of seasons finishing off with an overall record of 6-12. They will be looking to finish off with a better record this season with hopes of finishing higher in The Little…