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…

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…

WCSU hosts Organic Food & Farming Conference

Mary Sheppard | Managing Editor The Northeastern Organic Farming Association of Connecticut’s 34th Annual Winter Conference will be held at Western Connecticut State University’s Midtown Campus. It is sponsored by the university and its Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies. CT NOFA is the first and leading grassroots association advocating for organic food, farming, gardening…

Traffic Alert due to Police Training

Mary Sheppard | Managing Editor Both the Danbury and Western Connecticut State University police departments will be conducting a training exercise on Eighth Ave. from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday. Traffic on Eighth Ave. will be restricted to residents only, and the training exercise will involve Litchfield Hall, a residence hall on the WCSU…