Trigger Warning

On the road that I live on someone has written the words “OBAMA FU*@” in some type of permanent chalk. Shocking? Yes. Vandalism? Yes. Horrible? As I took time to reflect on this last question, I realized that no, it’s not horrible. We live in a country where you won’t die, be arrested, or tortured…

Zeta Beta Tau’s Get On The Ball Rolls All Across Campus

Andy Hsu | Contributing Writer Many students are intrigued by the sight of the 5-foot giant ball that is rolling across the Midtown campus this week, surrounded by the brothers of the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. Perhaps you’ve been stopped on your way to class, on the way to the shuttle, or about to enter…

Rock Out with Local Singer-Songwriter Chuck DelRossi

Looking to blow off some steam in midst of studying for finals? Need something fun to do on a Friday night? Look no further! Come check out local experienced folk-rock singer Chuck DelRossi whose music carries 60’s and 70’s rock vibes. Chuck Del Rossi writes from the soul with music influenced by his life experiences….

Bees and Lemonade

In a generation where one can purchase contraptions like the Smart Mattress to catch a cheating partner, no one should have been surprised when one of our favorite celebrities Beyoncé came out with her visual album Lemonade dishing the details on Jay-Z’s infidelity. Yet, shocked we remain. Beyoncé always manages to create a buzz in…

Bernie makes his way into Connecticut

Bernie Sanders made his way into New Haven two days before Connecticut’s primary on April 26. Gathered on the New Haven Green, a park in the center of downtown, people smushed together like sardines in a can as they gravitated towards Michael Stipe, the former lead singer of R.E.M., who introduced Sanders. “As the only…

Pinwheels for Prevention raises awareness about child abuse and neglect

Sparkling blue oases of hope are scattered throughout Downtown Danbury to raise awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Families Network of Western CT sponsored the event, along with an up and coming luncheon at the Matrix Conference and Banquet Center on April 28 to further delve into the successes and challenges of ending child abuse and maltreatment.

Why the new noise ordinance bill is scaring citizens

If you are at all involved with Mayor Mark Boughton’s Twitter or the Danbury news, then you know that Boughton is under full blast from citizens of Danbury for passing a new noise ordinance bill that allows police officers to fine vehicles and private residences for playing music too loudly.

Westconn Baseball Player Involved in Deadly Car Accident

  By: Thomas Guardado Early Tuesday morning Western Connecticut State University freshman and baseball player Michael DeAngelo, otherwise known as “Diesel,” was involved in a fatal car accident on I-95 near exit 70. According to police, the car DeAngelo was driving went off road and hit a wooden sound barrier. DeAngelo, 19, of East Haven was pronounced…

Over 28,000 people welcome Bernie back to Brooklyn

On April 17, Bernie Sanders was welcomed back to his home turf in the borough of Brooklyn by over 28,000 people on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Supporters from all over the world, including Australia and China, came to support the Vermont Senator in this momentous rally held in Prospect Park. The first of this crowd…

WCSU alumnus publishes new novel, “The Code Silencer”

A few years into the elusive and exciting career of bounty hunting, Edwin Rivera decided to turn to the books and attend Western Connecticut State University to major in JLA from 1996 to 2001. And while challenging his creative side, Rivera ended up publishing several poems and eight novels over the next fifteen years. “Dr. Harold Schramm was…