‘Meditation: Multicultural Perspectives,’ more at WCSU

DANBURY, CONN.— The Western Connecticut State University Institute for Holistic Health Studies (IHHS), the Center for Compassion, Creativity and Innovation and the Honors Students of Compassion will provide meditation workshops from 4 to 9:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension…

Rocky Start for Campus Systems at WCSU

By: Audrey Nielsen   The year is starting off slow for WestConn students adjusting to the new Monday-Friday class schedule, but the first week of classes was also a struggle for University systems welcoming students back across departments. From severe air conditioning outages on campus to prematurely posted drafts, it was an uneasy week for…

Who Run the World? Squirrels.

by: Leslie Pizzagalli     There is a question that crosses my mind often while walking through Midtown to class: why are college squirrels so friendly? I have experienced several instances where the squirrels on Western’s campus approach my feet without hesitation. I have witnessed squirrels leap onto the tables outside the Student Center while…

ISEP (International Student Exchange Program) Catherine’s Advice #2

  by: Catherine McConkey Since my last post, I have experienced one of my greatest adventures so far, creating memories that will last a lifetime. During the month of November, I was lucky enough to travel to Canada for a few days and witness the magnificent Niagara Falls and explore the beautiful city of Toronto….

Relationships in College: A Survival Guide

by: Juliana Paschoalini Relationships in college can be hard, and they might not be right for everyone. I know we’ve all heard the same “relationships are a lot of responsibility” advice a million times, but they really are. A relationship is similar to buying a dog…the only difference being that dogs can’t cheat on you…

Get Inspired at VPAC Gallery’s Parallel Practices Exhibit

By: Emily Chauvin Already binged every TV show worth watching? Find your ticket to a new kind of visual delight at the VPAC Gallery! Not only is the current exhibition, Parallel Practices, absolutely stunning and silly, they are offering reduced admission to four local museums. Get out there before the show closes on March 4th!…