Farm for Yourself Lecture series starting this April

  If you are a backyard enthusiast, into permaculture, or looking to get into gardening, then you should attend the Farm for Yourself lecture series, hosted by the Jane Goodall Center and the Roots and Shoots club scheduled every Wednesday this April, starting April 6th, from 7-8PM in the science building atrium. Every week, there…

Colonials Play Tough But Fall to Mariners

By: Connor Falaguerra / Sports Editor After coming off their first victory against Anna Marie, the Western lacrosse team falls to Merchant Marine 14 to 7. Western came out with confidence but with Merchant Marine at a 6-1 record, they couldn’t handle the pressure of Merchant. The Marines came out fast with a four to nothing…

All Hyped Out

Alana Branch | Arts & Entertainment Editor Well, the comic book crazies have spoken. “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” was meh. Despite mixed to negative reviews, the highly-anticipated blockbuster topped the box office over the Easter holiday weekend, pulling in almost $500 million. I think it’s safe to say that this movie fared way…

Men’s Lacrosse Team Looking to Build Momentum

By: Thomas Guardado The Western Connecticut State University men’s lacrosse team will face the United States Merchant Marine Academy at 7:00 p.m. tonight at the WCSU athletic complex on the West Side campus. The colonials are coming off their first win of the season against Anna Maria College where they won 16-4. This win leaves…

Veterans Support Bernie Sanders at Ongoing Danbury Rallies

By Eric LaRocca | Staff Writer All local Bernie Sanders fans are welcome at ongoing rallies being held in order to support the Presidential frontrunner. The rallies will be held between 1 pm and 2 pm every Saturday at the Danbury War Memorial. The rallies are free and open to the public. The organizers ask…

Donald J. Trump and Hitler’s Rise to Power

Democrats and republicans alike have been getting into conflicts with each other that are unprecedented. Donald J. Trump was scheduled to speak at the University of Illinois at Chicago on March 11, but the event was ended early due to a breakout of fights that happened prior to the beginning of the rally. While waiting…

A letter from CSCU president about tuition increase

Dear Students, Over the last few months, I have visited each and every CSCU campus. It has been my honor and privilege to hear from students across our 17 campuses about your educational goals and experiences. I am working each and every day to make sure our schools are providing you with the best education…

T-Shirts from The Clothesline Project are ready for pickup

Over 100 students voiced their support for the victims of sexual assault and domestic violence during The Clothesline Project’s national awareness event. The Women’s Center and Western’s CaRT team organized the event, which lasted from March 8 until Tuesday.

PARASITE: another success for Eric LaRocca

Alana Branch | Arts & Entertainment Editor Eric LaRocca, a writing major at Western Connecticut State University, enjoys burgeoning success as a playwright. PARASITE, a one-act original play that he wrote several years ago and was first performed at the Best of Fresh Blood Festival in New York City by La Petite Morgue in July…

Leonardo DiCaprio’s got the whole package

Though it was almost 12 a.m. on a Sunday night, the world burst into excitement as the beloved Titanic star finally won his first Academy Award on Feb. 28. And to say that the world was thrilled is an understatement – the win nearly broke Twitter as users flocked to social media to express their…