From Zero to Shero: Host of WCSU’s Drag Show Bares All

By: Bill Silvia On May 9th, 2019, the WCSU Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) will host its annual drag show in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall. Hosted by Kenya Mone Heart, the show brings drag queens Robin Fierce, Mia E Z’Lay, and Ms. October, along with a pre-show by WIG, the Western Improve Group,…

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir: Breaking Barriers in Basketball

By: Shelby Graham In the spirit of Women’s History Month, the WCSU Program Activities Council (PAC) hosted Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir for a discussion on Tuesday, March 26, at 8 p.m. in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Qaadir’s mother, father and 93-year-old grandmother joined the audience to witness her speak to WCSU students and faculty about her…

Safety First! (A Safe Sex Talk)

by: Stephani Narvaez       Students being sexually active in college is not likely a shock to anyone. Resident Assistant, Jordyn Wilson, a sophomore at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) majoring in Criminal Justice with a focus on Correctional Law, organized a student event called “Got Consent?” on Tuesday, October 2nd, in residence housing,…

Step Up Against Sexual Assault

  By: Alyssa Meyers “Step up – show support for survivors of sexual assault in the colleges across the state of Connecticut. We just want to raise awareness, encourage students to be supportive.” – Jill Daddona, Campus Counselor/Advocate on the message of Step Up Against Sexual Assault 

Clothesline Project: Bringing Awareness to Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

By Elizabeth Phillips If you happened to walk by the Student Center at Western’s Midtown campus on last Tuesday March 21st, you may have been asked if you would like to decorate a t-shirt. This was the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury’s Clothesline Project. Inspirational messages and pictures were drawn by students on white t-shirts…