CAN Carnival Receives an Impressive Turnout

May 9th, 2016
3 months ago

by Kaitlin Lyle With final exams just around the corner, Central Connecticut students were treated to a day in New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras as part of Central Activities Network (CAN) and Inter-Residence Council’s (IRC) Road Trip Spring Week. The Spring Week Carnival was held Wednesday afternoon at the Student Center Circle. Before the […]

“Carrie – The Musical” Takes on the Black Box Theatre

May 9th, 2016
3 months ago

by Kaitlin Lyle As local high schools prepare for celebrating prom, the Central Connecticut Theater Department captivated its audience last week by bringing Stephen King’s notorious prom story to the stage in “Carrie – The Musical.” Sponsored by the club Center Stage, the CCSU 2016 Spring Musical ran from April 27 to May 1 at […]

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CCSU Spring Concert Sees Large Student Turnout

May 9th, 2016
3 months ago

by Nicholas Leahey Students at Central Connecticut showed up in droves to Kaiser Gymnasium Saturday night to see music artists Bryson Tiller and Kid Ink in the annual Spring Concert put on by the Central Activities Network (CAN) and Student Government Association (SGA). The sold-out Kaiser Gym saw stellar performances from both acts. “I have […]

“Wine and Paint Nite” Draws Out Creativity

May 5th, 2016
3 months ago

by Sheridan Cyr Dozens of students on Tuesday took part in the second event of Central Activity Network’s (CAN) annual Spring Week, “Wine and Paint Nite.” The event, sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA) and CAN, invited students to Alumni Hall for a free evening of paint lessons by professional artists and wine for […]

CAN and Sodexo Turn Students Into Chefs

May 2nd, 2016
3 months ago

by Sheridan Cyr Central Activities Network (CAN) along with Inter-Residence Council (IRC) turned up the heat with a “Mid-Kitchen” event last Wednesday in Semesters as part of the annual Spring Week celebration. Erica Ostrowski was the mastermind behind the event. She wanted to see a different program that was interactive and educational for students. CAN […]

Matt Belliveau Ties Loose Ends at Central with his Music

April 28th, 2016
3 months ago

by Kaitlin Lyle If one were to pass by Welte Hall last Sunday evening, chances are that they would be caught up in the immense talent that took place during the jazz recital of senior Matt Belliveau, a jazz studies major at Central Connecticut. After receiving a playbill for the occasion, audience members were instructed […]


Victims of Abuse Share Trauma, Evoke Change

April 13th, 2016
3 months ago

by Joshua Quintana Semesters in Devil’s Den was transformed last Tuesday into a space where survivors of sexual, physical and mental abuse were welcomed to share their struggles, experiences and stories of survival. Take Back the Night is an event that brings awareness to sexual assault as well as physical and emotional abuse. The event […]

Drag Ball Fever Hits Central

April 11th, 2016
4 months ago

by Josh Quintana It’s 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, instead of shuffling over to Semesters,the regular Devil’s’ Den crowd heads to Alumni Hall for what is the best of the best as far as Devil’s’ Den goes – the Drag Ball. What is immediately evident upon entering the Drag Ball was the level of detail and […]


Phi Delta Theta, Creating Future Leaders

April 7th, 2016
4 months ago

by Kaitlin Lyle In an organization of “leaders leading leaders,” the fraternity Phi Delta Theta at Central Connecticut stands prominently as a brotherhood of strength and integrity among their endeavors on and off campus. While its original organization was created on Dec. 26, 1848, at Ohio’s Miami University, the fraternity at CCSU was founded by Jason […]

Improv Group “Simply Unemployable” Visits CCSU

February 4th, 2016
6 months ago

by Corey O’Neill Students were in for a treat at the Semesters lounge in the Student Center last Wednesday evening. Members of the New York-based improv comedy group “Simply Unemployable” put on a great show that had students bursting with laughter. Hosted by Central Activities Network (CAN) as part of Winter Week, the hour-long event concluded […]

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