Farm for Yourself Lecture series starting this April

  If you are a backyard enthusiast, into permaculture, or looking to get into gardening, then you should attend the Farm for Yourself lecture series, hosted by the Jane Goodall Center and the Roots and Shoots club scheduled every Wednesday this April, starting April 6th, from 7-8PM in the science building atrium. Every week, there…

Pokemon celebrates its 20th anniversary

  Pokemon turned 20 years old on Saturday, Feb. 27. Even though the entire year of 2016 is set to celebrate Pokemon’s 20th anniversary, yesterday marked exactly 20 years since the Japanese franchise released its original Pokemon green and red versions. Pokemon fans boasted about it using the hashtag #Pokemon20, throughout various social media platforms…

Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Honors Student Organization!

Emilia Dabrowski | Secretary and Staff Writer Do you want to celebrate the start of the new Lunar New Year with a bang, with a hot chocolate bar, baked goods, and fun activities to do? Come on and celebrate with the Honors Student Organization (HSO) this Thursday, Feb. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Midtown student center. Enjoy…

Westconn to team up with Danbury schools STEM program in water resource education

Emilia Dabrowski Secretary and Contributing Writer STEM program funded by the NOAA to raise student and family conservation awareness Western Connecticut State University is expected to join Danbury Public Schools along with area environmental and energy agencies in a collaborative instructional program that will educate middle school students and their families on preservation and protection…

Halal, a New and Rising Rap Group

Emilia Dabrowski Staff Writer  It’s only been nine months, but Halal is determined to mark its presence in the rap scene.  Halal’s members are all Westconn students: Bryan “Blizzy” Ewell, Kevin “Habib” Rosario, Alswel “Ozzy Wavy” Brown, Reginald Lorius, and Brad   Bulter.  “You can’t be scared to be bad at something you want to be good…

Heroin addiction doesn’t start with heroin

Today, too many families and communities are being touched by the silent epidemic of heroin related overdoses, as many originate from a prescription for an opioid medication.

Why it is important to look good, even in college

Emilia Dabrowski Staff Writer Unless you go to an art or fashion based school, you are most likely in a school where many students do not make the effort to look nice for class. I’m not trying to be overly critical, but in reality, you are making an impression of yourself to your professors every day you…

Mizzou students protest racist campus among threats against the black community

Jordan A. Sprogis Editor-in-Chief This story was also contributed by Jessica Pascale, Alana Branch, Dakota Sarantos, Shiny S. Patel, and Emilia Dabrowski.  Since 1950, race has been an issue at the University of Missouri. Students of color, black students especially, can recall dirty looks, vandalism and racial slurs. Senior Briana Gray woke up one morning and found a photo of a…

Whole Foods Market to host its first open mic night

Emilia Dabrowski Staff Writer Attention all musicians and singers: Whole Foods Market in Danbury is scheduled to host its first open mic night on Wednesday, November 4.  Come by to the Whole Foods café to sit back and have a good time or come up to the microphone and show your skills! All musicians are…

Changes in advisement in the works at

Academic Advisement announced that there are multiple changes in the future of academic advisement at WCSU during Wednesday’s town hall meeting at the Midtown Student Theatre.

In recent years, current and past students have been unsatisfied with how WestConn handles advising and registration.