Daily Archives: January 23, 2015

Bar Night at Usdan

It’s Bar Night at Usdan.  It’s BAR NIGHT at USDAN.  A headline out of my dreams:

A full range of mocktails and sodas will be served with labeled ingredients.

We will provide a range of different activities such as Wii, trivia competition, water pong, darts, karaoke, pool, foosball, and other
games. Following the bar night theme, we will be serving fries, onion rings and chicken fingers.

While participating in this fun filled event, students can enjoy delicious drinks and great entertainment with friends, without
worrying about having a terrible hangover the next day. This will also be a scent and strobe-light free event.

Date: Friday, November 2
Time: 9:30pm-11:59pm
Place:  The Usdan Center
Cost: Noneskies

Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Student Working Group Forming

From Liz Krushnic ’10:

Want to be involved in getting Wes the sexual violence prevention and response resources it needs?

Here are some questions we’re trying to keep in mind, and this is why we want you: What needs do you have with regard to sexual violence? What holes to you see in Wesleyan policy, resources, awareness, etc? What programs, initiatives, speakers, etc. do we want to see? Do as many voices as possible have a say in what changes we are trying to make? Who is being talked about when we talk about sexual violence? Do you want to see more attention paid around these issues to queer folks? People with disabilities? People of color? Trans folks? Men? etc? etc?

If you’d like to be a part of ongoing efforts to create and maintain the necessary prevention, education, and response resources for sexual violence at Wesleyan, then come to Usdan 108 on Monday 3/1 at 5:00pm. Meetings will be monthly, and the regular time will be determined by those who come. Hope to see you there! There will be tasty snacks!!!

Please feel free to contact Liz at ekrushnic at wes with any questions, or if you’d like to be involved but can’t make this meeting.

Date: Monday, March 1
Time: 5 pm
Place: Usdan 108

Read more after the jump…

Tonight: Movie Screening and Snow Cones

This sounds cool (literally, LOL):

UCAB will be showing the movie Happy Feet in honor of penguin awesomeness and the end of the coldest part of winter…
There will be a snow cone machine along with popcorn and movie candy. There will also be a raffle to win various movies and itunes gift cards!

Date: Feb. 25
Time: 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Place: Daniel Family Commons (3rd floor Usdan)

BuHo Ice Cream Info Session

Questions about living in Buddhist house? Like ice cream? Melody Chang ’12 says:

Come tonight to the Buddhist House Kitchen, between 6:30 and 8:00, to ask final questions about the program house application process, eat ice cream, and ask informal questions about living in Buddhist House. Guaranteed best time in a kitchen you will have tonight. Remember, applications are due tomorrow.

Date: Thursday, February 25
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Place: Buddhist House

WESCUBA Interest Meeting

Adrian Rothschild ’12 sends this MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE to the SANDY SHORES of WESLEYING ISLE:

SCUBA dooba doo, where are you?

WESCUBA Interest Meeting

Interested in diving? Want to get SCUBA certified? Already certified, but want to help plan local / long distance trips? Think you’d look hot in a wetsuit?

Come to an interest meeting for WESCUBA, Wes’ only (as far as I know) dive organizing committee! Bring ideas, questions, your certified divemaster friend, your hipster friend who thinks breathing underwater is ironic, your rich uncle who can fund group trips to the Caribbean, and anyone else even remotely intrigued by the idea of communing with nature (basically everyone at Wes)

Not persuaded? There will be GUMMI SHARKS!! Come, nosh, talk to people about diving, discuss the secrets of the final terrestrial frontier, and develop a lifelong passion for underwater adventure.

Date: Feb. 25 – Feb. 25
Time: 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Place: Butt C Lounge
Cost: $Nil Ninety-Nada

Thesis Performance: A Noise Like Wings

I’m continually impressed by all my friends who are doing theses. Aside from my housemate (who is partially enrolled and therefore able to devote himself to cool side projects even as he finds the time to seduce me into re-watching all of Twin Peaks), thesis-writers manage to balance their already busy lives with the huge commitment of creating an academically creative piece to punctuate their Wesleyan careers.

Asa Horvitz ’10 falls into the category of over-committed creative rock stars. He spends time rehearsing with Wesleyan’s resident supergroup and creating dreamy disco revival in my housemate’s bedroom, yet he has still dedicated himself to composing and directing an original thesis for the music department. All his hard work comes to fruition this weekend: his thesis, A Noise Like Wings, will go up Zilkha gallery at 9 pm on Thursday, 10 pm on Friday, and 9 pm on Saturday.

Asa usually involves himself in very conceptually rich performance pieces, and I’m sure that his thesis will continue the trend. He promises:

a medieval polyphony sung by a quartet, music by the members of Duchampion set to physical action, and reoccuring dreams of forests and the flotsam and jetsam of the parcel post system. Also, a letter sent (in the shape of an eagle) to wake up a person who has forgotten who they are.

Like I said–conceptually rich. He’s got am impressive cast of designers and performers, too. Where do they find the time to be this awesome?

What: “A Noise Like Wings,” an original music thesis performance by Asa Horvitz
Date/Time: Thursday, February 25 at 9 PM; Friday at 10 PM; and Saturday at 9 PM.
Place: Zilkha gallery

Full House Potluck for Interested Applicants

Ali San Roman ’11, the House Manager of Full House writes in:
Interested in living in Full House but have some more questions?  Want to see the house, talk with current residents and eat delicious food?  Come to our potluck dinner on Thursday, February 25 at 7pm!  Full House is located at 202 Wash, on the corner of Wash and High.
Please RSVP to Ali (at asanroman(at)wesleyan(d0t)edu) by February 24 with what you plan on bringing.
Date: Thursday, February 25
Time: 7pm
Place: Full House (202 Wash)