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…

The In-Cider Scoop: Apple Cider-making at Western

By Lauren Tango It’s that time of the year: pumpkin patches, hay rides, brisk air, and of course…apple cider! There is certainly something about this time of the year that brings communities together by enjoying traditional outdoor activities such as these. On Tuesday, October 17th, Dr. Thomas Philbrick and his Evolution & Natural History of…

Over 28,000 people welcome Bernie back to Brooklyn

On April 17, Bernie Sanders was welcomed back to his home turf in the borough of Brooklyn by over 28,000 people on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Supporters from all over the world, including Australia and China, came to support the Vermont Senator in this momentous rally held in Prospect Park. The first of this crowd…

WCSU Takes On Ancient Greece

The Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences at Western Connecticut State University is expanding the minds of the campus community through a new lecture series. Every school year, the Macricostas family endowment to the school allows for a lecture every semester, with an overall theme decided upon for each school year. “This year’s theme is…

Superdelegates Role in the Election

Donald Trump, Senators Cruz and Rubio, and Governor Kasich have all been very clear on how they foresee the 2016 Presidential election: a race between a Republican and Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The rhetoric used by these candidates to depict this race has broadcasted Clinton under a highly negative light, while also completely…

President Obama beat Clinton and so can Sanders.

It is too early to tell who will win the Democratic nomination because although Senator Sanders only won four states on Super Tuesday, he shows striking similarities to President Obama’s election in 2008. The current POTUS was not projected to win the presidential nomination in 2008 against Clinton but he still did. Senators Sanders has…

Loud Party Time Will Pay A Fine

Mayor Boughton is proposing a fine for residential parties that are regularly rowdy. The $250 price tag on a loud bash is part of an attempt to squash people causing road congestion or public disturbances in quiet neighborhoods. Mayor Boughton is proposing a fine for residential parties that are regularly rowdy. The $250 price tag…

Humans of Westconn thriving at WCSU

Emilia Dabrowski | Secretary and Contributing Writer Last fall, Westconn student Clarence Pacete established a “humansofwcsu” Instagram account to bring unity to the student body, and so far it’s been successful. “It’s been much more productive this semester; I’ve been posting almost daily,” said Pacete. Pacete mentioned that more people this semester are open to…

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…