Budgeting your Study Abroad

By: Allee Feuerman Studying abroad is arguably one of the best opportunities that exists in college education today. You will hear it a million times, from tons of people who have been able to experience this popular form of travel, that if you have the chance to go abroad—do it. However, I know firsthand how…

WCSU To Host NEWCA Conference End of March

By: Joseph Oliveri Western will host the annual Northeast Writing Centers Association conference from Saturday, March 30 through Sunday, March 31. The NEWCA conference, which will be held on Midtown Campus, will center around the theme “Voices of Engagement: The Roles Writing Centers Play in Making Writing Meaningful,” in response to a study, The Meaningful…

Yoga-nna Love Chocolate Therapy

By: Leslie Pizzagalli Sitting in yoga class, you know my ears perked up once I heard Professor Lara Ward explain there was “chocolate therapy” available in Western’s Holistic Health Center. Whatever it was, I needed to know more. After further investigation, I discovered that the Holistic Health Studies Center is located in Berkshire Hall, room 119C….

First Annual Grit n’ Wit Lives up to Name

By: Trevor Lilly On Saturday, September 22, WCSU hosted its first annual Grit n’ Wit event. Students, faculty, and staff alike could compete in teams of up to 6 people in a mile-long obstacle course winding through most of the midtown campus. Keeping true to its name, the course featured both physical and mental challenges…

Get to Know the Aussie Lingo

By: Allee Feuerman Since Australia does not speak a foreign language like most countries across the world, you would think it would be easy to understand what they are saying. But honestly, sometimes I think it would be easier to understand these Aussie’s if they were speaking Mandarin. Australian slang is something you will get…

Marco DiNardo’s Hole-in-One

By: Bryan Brown WestConn Golf’s Marco DiNardo scored a hole-in-one in the final round of September’s Castleton Invitational and dedicated the play to his late grandfather. When the final round began, it was just another weekend playing golf for Marco DiNardo. He and the rest of the WestConn men’s golf team were at the Rutland…

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…

Career Success Center Holds Fall Career Event

  By: Sophia Orejola   On Wednesday, September 12, the Career Success Center hosted their Career Event for the Fall semester, open to all WCSU students. The event was held at the Westside Campus Center ballroom from 12:30pm to 3:00pm, and attending students were advised to come as they are. Bringing resumes to the event…

Being a Tourist Disguised as a Local

By: Allee Feuerman     I’ve fallen pretty hard for Melbourne during my time studying abroad here, and it wasn’t until I travelled to Sydney that I realized how much I love it. There’s nothing wrong with Sydney of course, although if you ask a born and raised Melburnian I’m sure they’ll tell you otherwise….