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Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Two Communities Celebrate WestFest

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events

The city of West Haven, in conjunction with the University of New Haven, hosted its annual celebration WestFest on Saturday, Sept. 8 on the town green. The festival, which ran from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., was a chance for both communities to get together for a day of fun, games, and food. WestFest attract...

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Community, University Aim to Unite at WestFest

Chazz Mair, Contributing Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Campus News and Events, This Week's Top Stories, University of New Haven, West Haven News

On September 2, the West Haven community and the University of New Haven came together for the third annual WestFest. Kicked off by residents and students throwing packets of powered paint at each other to the sound of their own laughter, the two communities looked at what the other had to offer. Connor Vargo, chair of the University’s Mayor’s Advisory Committee, said that the event was an idea p...

Looking at WestFest 2016

Ben Atwater

September 7, 2016


Filed under Top Stories

Last year, the inaugural WestFest occurred. A festival on the West Haven Green, WestFest featured dozens of local businesses, crafters, and artists. Also, present were over 30 University of New Haven’s clubs and organizations.  Put on by the Mayor’s Advisory Commission (MAC), WestFest aims to bridge th...

UNH and West Haven Joined Together for WestFest

Alyssa MacKinnon

September 2, 2015


Filed under This Week's Top Stories

WestFest, a huge community festival in West Haven, brought hundreds of University of New Haven students and West Haven residents together on Aug. 27 for a day of fun activities and events in the West Haven Green. WestFest was co-sponsored by the UNH Mayor’s Advisory Commission, the Office of Mayor Edward O’Brien, the University of New Haven, UNH Wel...

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