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The Story of Ileana Camacho Kotulich

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American Dream Series

The Story of Ileana Camacho Kotulich

By María Danniella Gutiérrez-Salem

Our interviewee today was born in Virginia but raised in Connecticut, and her parents are Cubans. She is a person with an extremely contagious enthusiasm for life. I asked how her parents left Cuba and she replied: “They left Cuba on December 31, 1961, with the excuse of traveling for vacation. The entire family was…

Art in Downtown Danbury

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We are Downtown

Art in Downtown Danbury

By P.J. Prunty

Art and culture play a critical role in CityCenter Danbury’s mission. We realize the importance that these two factors have in the overall vibrancy of Downtown Danbury. That said, we are excited to announce several projects for the upcoming year that are focused around art and culture. In the springtime, CityCenter Danbury will be launching…

St. Peter School is a Portrait of the Cultural Diversity in Danbury

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Community In Focus

St. Peter School is a Portrait of the Cultural Diversity in Danbury

By Mariana Silva

“We are convinced that the Catholic school is called to foster the harmony of diversities.” It is with that stance that Pope Francis teaches us to discern what makes a school truly Catholic. To offer a humanitarian education rooted in Christian principles that is inclusive and guarantees the development of citizens who are critical, responsible…

State Budget: No One Wants a Share of CT’s Teacher Pension Bill

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State Budget: No One Wants a Share of CT’s Teacher Pension Bill

By Keith M. Phaneuf | CTMirror.com

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy insists state government alone no longer can shoulder the burden of paying teachers’ pension costs set to skyrocket over the next 15 years. But that same volatility threatens his plan to spread those costs — directly and indirectly — onto municipalities, hospitals and the federal government. Simply put, the resources Malloy…

PeaceJam Connecticut Conference

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PeaceJam Connecticut Conference

By WCSU

WestConn will host the 2017 PeaceJam Connecticut Conference from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 26, in multiple locations on the University’s Midtown campus, 181 White Street in Danbury. This two-day event will feature Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee and hundreds of engaged students from…

What do Trends in Immigration Enforcement Under the Trump Administration Mean to you?

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What do Trends in Immigration Enforcement Under the Trump Administration Mean to you?

By Emanuela Palmares

In 2008, President Barack Obama came into office talking about immigration reform as one of his key legislative priorities, and with the other things that were competing for time and attention from Congress and the administration in the first year or two, that didn’t happen. Amidst the recession and budget struggles, health care became the…

Wellness Wednesday Workshop

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Wellness Wednesday Workshop

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As part of the ongoing Wellness Wednesday program on campus, there will be a workshop on “Yoga for Everybody,” with Adjunct Instructor of Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences Lara Ward and HPX students, on February 15, at 12:30 p.m. in Room 127 of White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White Street in Danbury….

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