Western Day of Service: Another Year, Another Hit

By: Anna Simoes   Western Connecticut State University’s Western Day of Service came and went this past Friday, with hundreds of students and faculty from across the university’s departments showing up, ready to help. The Western Day of Service encourages the university’s faculty and students alike to volunteer and help dozens of not-for-profit organizations based…

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….

Why Is Rape Culture Becoming More Acceptable?

  There’s one aspect of being a woman that we’re not supposed to talk about. We aren’t supposed to say that walking around at night makes us tense and uneasy, even if we have keys or pepper spray on us. People would rather not hear us talk about how we always take special care when…