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…

Nostalgic Homage to Homecoming Week

by: Leslie Pizzagalli Western Connecticut State University’s Homecoming Week Street Fair held on October 7th at the Westside Campus had passersby hopping — or should we say hooping, skipping, and jumping down to The Echo’s table for a good time. Not only was there an abundance of food trucks, booths filled with activities, and bouncy castles,…

‘The Echo’ flourishes thanks to new workshop course

Jordan A. Sprogis | Editor-in-Chief If you passed by The Echo’s office a few semesters ago, then you probably saw a tumbleweed roll by. But since Western offered Campus Writer’s Workshop, a course where students earn credit for writing for The Echo, content has been constantly flowing out with goals to expand their audience. “We’ve always…