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Sunday Apr 20 | News Times

'It's all about the mud' at Western

Andy Rumore, 21, of Norwalk, left, and Matt Esmaieli, 21, of Woodstock, climb out of an ice bath during the "Chuck's Mini-Mudder" held at Western Connecticut State University, in Danbury, Conn, on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

News Times

Why flute diva Ali Ryerson has no fear

Ali Ryerson She's consistently voted among the top jazz flutists in the "Downbeat Jazz Poll."

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Related Topix: Ali Ryerson, Jazz, The Big Band, Pop/Rock, Charts, Danbury, CT

The Danbury Daily Voice

Faculty At Danbury's WestConn Receive Board Of Regents Awards

Three professors from Danbury's Western Connecticut State University were honored by the Board of Regents at a ceremony on Thursday, April 17. Dr. JC Barone, associate professor of communication and media production; Dr. Mary O'Neill, adjunct instructor in the Department of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies; and Dr. Neeta Connally, assistant ... (more)

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The Stamford Daily Voice

Stamford Students Earn College Honors

More than 20 students from Stamford were named to the Western Connecticut State University Dean's List for the fall semester.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Norwalk Daily Voice

Norwalk Students Earn College Honors

Nearly 20 Norwalk students earned Dean's List recognition at Western Connecticut State University.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Times

Record Store Day marked in

Pull out your turntables and ready that needle because on Saturday, April 19, Gerosa Records celebrates Record Store Day with live performances and the latest vinyl releases.

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Related Topix: Brookfield, CT, Punk, Danbury, CT, Music, Entertainment

Business Wire

Neebo Inc. Reduces Long-Term Debt by $6.4M; Adds 7 New On-Campus Stores to the Neebo Family

Neebo, Inc. is a holding company and the beneficial owner of Nebraska Book Company, Inc. , an industry leader in solutions for the college store marketplace.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Newtown Bee

a Fun Concert Planned, To Promote Autism Awareness

Families United in Newtown is planning a night of music for Friday, May 9, to be offered at Newtown Congregational Church.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Connecticut Post

Renowned artist Selina Trieff at WestConn

Painter Selina Trieff will discuss her artworks on Thursday, April 17, at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.

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Connecticut Post

Renowned artist Selina Trieff at

Painter Selina Trieff, born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1934, has been called "an American original" by New York Times critic John Russell, painting and exhibiting for more than 50 years in her unique style.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Patch.com

Bethel Residents' 10-Minute Play, Webisode Featured in WestConn Festival

Western Connecticut State University will present the third annual 10-Minute Play and Webisode Festival, the result of a collaborative effort between the university's departments of Writing, Linguistics and Creative Process, Communication and Media Arts, and Theatre Arts.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Theater, Arts, Danbury, CT

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Named Third Best Place To Live In Connecticut

The city of Danbury earned third place in a new list of the 10 Best Places To Live in Connecticut.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Connecticut Post

Regents seek to boost strong points

For years, officials talked about creating individual identities for Connecticut's four state universities, but somehow campus specialization never really got off the ground.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Connecticut Post

Bridgeport student won't participate in spelling be...

Acknowledging "irregularity" in the competition, Hearst Connecticut Media Group announced Thursday that it would send two students to the National Scripps Spelling Bee finals in Washington, D.C., instead of one.

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The Newtown Bee

School Board Votes On Charter Revision Recommendations

Before voting to schedule Newtown High School's graduation ceremony for June 17 and Newtown Middle School's moving up ceremony for June 16 at Western Connecticut State University's O'Neill Center, the Board of Education discussed recommendations at its April 1 meeting that will be passed on to the Legislative Council for a Charter Revision ... (more)

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The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Looks To Make Pedestrian Improvements On White Street Near WestConn

Danbury's White Street task force will begin the second wave of improvements to pedestrian safety near the Western Connecticut State University Campus, according to the NewsTimes.com.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: MS Walk Returns To Twelve Connecticut Towns In 2014

Connecticut residents will step out this year from 12 sites across the state for the 2014 Walk MS, presented by Travelers.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Madison, CT, Westport, CT, Cheshire, CT

Mon Mar 31, 2014

News Times

Second phase for White St. safety improvements

Students at Western Connecticut State University cross the street from the parking garage to the downtown campus on White Street Monday, March 31, 2014.on The White Street Task Force is getting ready to undertake the second phase of safety improvements along White Street in Danbury, Conn., in front of Western Connecticut State University's downtown ... (more)

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

News Times

Couple unearths Danbury history

Brian Stevens, archivist and special collections librarian for the Haas Library at Western Connecticut State University, talks about the 19th century documents that will be available because of the work being done by Rosanne and Jerry Shea of Danbury.Photo: Carol Kaliff For nearly six years in the 19th century, the Board of Warden and Burgesses was ... (more)

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Libraries

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Washington Times

Conn. women influential in quest for equality

These efforts are essential, according to six women who recently spoke at Western Connecticut State University to commemorate Women's History Month.

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