Local Specials for Valentine’s Day

February 11th, 2016
3 months ago

by Lisa Massicotte If you college students continue to procrastinate and don’t make reservations for Valentine’s Day, you’ll be out of luck.  But if you give yourself a little time to plan, this Valentine’s Day could be the best yet. The National Retail Federation concluded the average person celebrating Valentine’s Day spent nearly $142 in […]


Five Prestigious, Nearby Theaters

January 27th, 2016
3 months ago

by Christopher Marinelli As a theater enthusiast and actor, I can empathize with the avid theater-goer about straying from the mainstream venues and finding the best places to see a great show. Theater is a great change of pace from a trip to the movies, and Connecticut has its fair share of hole-in-the-wall theaters that […]


Restaurant Review: Wing it On!

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Dan Schwager Students looking for a place to eat near campus with fantastic food, service and convenient hours should check out Wing it On! Wing it On! is located in the old Tony’s Central Pizza location, right under Dunkin’ Donuts — next to Central Connecticut’s Campus. The original Wing it On! store opened in August of 2011 […]


Hike to it: Cedar Mountain

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Sheridan Cyr ​Upon embarking for a quick hike up Cedar Mountain, you would never guess that it’s home of one of the best views in Newington. The hike itself only takes about ten to fifteen minutes, which makes it a great way to squeeze in some time outdoors between all of your classes, work and […]


Review: Dave and Buster’s

January 4th, 2015
1 year ago

by Matt Knox Dave And Buster’s, where food, drinks and games come together, has finally arrived in Connecticut, setting up shop in Manchester. When first arriving, most people will notice how big the building is. There is a large parking lot circling the building. It fills quickly on busy nights, but there are plenty of […]


20 Under 20: Blackledge Falls

September 27th, 2014
2 years ago

By Matthew Knox Nestled in the hills of Glastonbury, Blackledge Falls, and the 80 acres of forest that contain them, are an excellent place to hike and enjoy nature during any season. At times of heavy rain and high groundwater, as many as three separate falls run off the 26 foot tall cliffs. The falls […]


20 Under 20: GoldBurger

February 5th, 2014
2 years ago

Kevin Jachimowicz It’s not often you exit a burger place feeling like a different person, but GoldBurger, which is in the vicinity of CCSU, and can satisfy your hunger for around $10.  If you’ve never had eaten at GoldBurger in Newington before – not to be confused with GoldBerg’s in West Hartford – you have […]


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20 Under 20 – The Haunted Graveyard

October 23rd, 2013
3 years ago

By: Paige Brown It’s October, and you know what that means: Halloween. With Halloween comes dark, ghostly and scary attractions for everyone to enjoy. Lake Compounce in Bristol, CT, hosts “The Haunted Graveyard” every year throughout the month of October. The park is given a eerie atmosphere as people are spooked along their way through […]


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20 Under 20 – West Hartford Yoga

September 18th, 2013
3 years ago

By Kiley Krzyzek Got six bucks and an hour to kill? Take the quick 10 minute drive to West Hartford Yoga and try a relaxing session of Gentle Yoga. A comparable local studio charges $20 per drop-in session, so this is an awesome deal. It’s BYOM (bring your own mat) or you can buy one there. Ladies, here’s a […]


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New Britain Museum of American Art: A Free Experience for CCSU Students

January 31st, 2013
3 years ago

By Acadia Otlowski   The infamous red solo cup has been put to a distinct new use in the New Britain Museum of American Art, where artist, Lisa Hoke, created a mural of colored plastic cups. The prominently placed display has become the centerpiece of the museum which has displays from artists across America. The […]


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