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Source: WestConn Men’s Lacrosse

By: Ryan Yursha

It’s Week Five at WestConn, so try and suspend your disbelief: we’re a third of the way through the semester. Time flies when you’re having fun, doesn’t it?

There’s not much in the way of events on campus on Monday, but on Tuesday you can check out Women’s Tennis as they host Worcester St. at 3:30 p.m. on the Westside Tennis Courts, and as part of the Art Faculty Lecture Series, Associate Professor of Art Jack Tom will be in Room 108 of the VPAC at 6 p.m. to discuss his work, creative process, and career.

On Wednesday, Men’s Soccer will host Ramapo at 4 p.m. and Field Hockey will take on Fitchburg St. at 7 p.m. in the WAC, while Women’s Soccer will travel to Ramapo for a 4:30 p.m. start.

For the more culinarily inclined, Sodexo will host “Seafood House,” an upscale dining experience, in the Danbury Room in the Midtown Student Center from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and the Newman Center, located at 7 Eighth Ave. near the Midtown Campus, will host a free dinner beginning at 5 p.m.

If you’re stuck on Westside all day, you might have to forego the free food, but the Career Success Center will host a Resume Workshop in Room 300 of the Westside Campus Center beginning at 5 p.m., and the Program Activities Council will host PAC Bingo in the ballroom of the Westside Campus Center beginning at 8 p.m.

On Thursday, the Career Success Center will be back at it as they host a Legislative Internship Info Session in Room 300 of the Westside Campus Center beginning at noon. Head over to the Westside Tennis Courts afterwards to watch Women’s Tennis take on Purchase at 3:30 p.m.

Over on Midtown, author and educator Sheila Kohler will be in Room 102 of Warner Hall at 12:30 p.m. to discuss “Becoming Jane Eyre: The Interplay of Fact and Fiction in Historical Narrative,” and the Colonial Corner in the Midtown Student Center will host Coffeehouse beginning at 8 p.m.

On Friday, the Program Activities Council will host “Fall Bash,” featuring food trucks, a photo booth, DJ, and more, in the faculty parking lot on the Westside Campus from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Dr. Bozena Padykula and the WCSU Department of Nursing will present the first of a series of workshops on “Prevention of Compassion Fatigue with Self-Care and Health-Promotion Practices” in Room 122 of White Hall at 7 p.m., and at 8 p.m. in the Colonial Corner in the Midtown Student Center, WCSU’s Dean of Students will present the “Best Darn Jazz Club in Danbury,” featuring free food and a cash bar. Donations to support the club will be accepted at the door.

Saturday is a huge day for WestConn Athletics, and Field Hockey will get things started at 11 a.m. when they host conference foe Southern Maine in the WAC. Volleyball will be in the O’Neill Center as they host Rhode Island College at noon and Sarah Lawrence at 4 p.m., while Women’s Tennis will take on Salem St. on the Westside Tennis Courts at 1 p.m. and Women’s Soccer will host Rhode Island College at 2 p.m. 

Meanwhile, Men’s Soccer will head to Rhode Island College for a 1 p.m. start and Football will try to stay unbeaten when they travel to Worcester St. to take on the Lancers at 2:30 p.m.

Men’s Club Hockey will wrap up a day of WestConn athletics when they get their season underway when they host University of New Haven at 8:50 p.m. in the Danbury Ice Arena.

If WCSU’s Day of Service didn’t quench your thirst for philanthropy, Ives Concert Park will host a benefit reunion for the Fore ‘N’ Aft from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. to raise funds for the John W. Nick Foundation, K9 First Responders, and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

For more music on campus, the WCSU Department of Music and the Alumni Association will host Alumni Music Day beginning at 1:30 p.m., featuring performances by four different alumni ensembles at 7 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the opening of the VPAC.

On Sunday, Men’s Golf will tee off at 9 a.m. for the first day of the Blazer Invitational, hosted by Elms.