Category Archives: Events

Trivia at ADP


This just in from Sydney Edelist ’14:

Remember life before smart phones? When you actually had to think about whether or not you knew the answers to those random queries life throws at you? Let us return you to that place as you compete for fabulous prizes at Alpha Delta Phi Society’s own TRIVIA NIGHT: Blizzard Edition. Added bonus: if the snow storm knocks out our power, you’ll be super prepared. Screw snow, we’ve got salsa.

Date:  Friday, Feb 8th
Time:  4:30-6pm
Place: Alpha Delt
Link: Facebook

McNair & Mellon Info Session Postponed


From Ying-Fei Chen:

Due to the impending blizzard weather tomorrow, the McNair & Mellon Info Session that was scheduled for tomorrow has postponed to next Friday. Stay safe from the storm and hope to see you next week!

New Date: Friday, February 15
Time: 5:00 pm
Place: Allbritton 004

LiNK’s Valentine’s Day Pepero Grams


From Deborah Ko ’15:

TREAT YO BOO! Liberty in North Korea wants YOU to TREAT YO BOO this Valentine’s Day!

We’ll be selling Korean Pocky Grams (Pepero) TOMORROW during lunch for $3/box! WE’LL CUT OUT THAT MIDDLE MAN and DELIVER your Pepero-gram and personal message to yo boo or friend’s WesBox for Valentine’s Day!! YOU BEST BELIEVE IT!

All the proceeds will go to helping North Korean refugee relocation and resettlement efforts in America and South East Asia.

Date: Tomorrow, February 8th
Time: 12pm-3pm
Place: Usdan
Cost: $3 for a box and a love note.

Modern Food Ethics from a Jewish Perspective

Adam & Eve

From Miriam Kudler-Flam ’15:

Ever wonder what ancient Jewish wisdom has to say about eating meat vs. being vegetarian, compassionate treatment of animals, organic farming or conscious eating in general? Come and learn with us as we explore various Jewish teachings related to the modern ethical and sustainable food movement. Akiva Gersh, teacher and co-founder of Tiyul B’Aretz, will be leading the discussion.

Akiva will also be speaking about his amazing study abroad opportunity, an on-the-road college program in Israel with a strong focus on environmental ethics, spirituality and modern Israel. He will be happy to answer any questions you might have about this really special program!

Definitely come!

Definitely tell you’re eco-inclined friends!


When: February 8th (this Friday !) from 12 -2 pm
Place: Usdan 108
Cost: Bring your lunch!
Link: Learn more about Tiyul B’Aretz here .

Fruit And Veggie Co-op Sign Ups

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Adele Bubnys ’14 writes in to help you get some fresh noms: 

Sign ups for this semester’s fruit and veggie co-op are starting this week!

For 180 points for the semester [or 20 points/week], you will receive a selection of organic fruits and vegetables on a weekly basis. You can also split the share with a friend [90 points/semester] or two [60 points/semester].

Sign up on our webpage from now until Tuesday, February 12th.

Deadline: February 12, 11:59 p.m.
180 points

BuHo Meditation


Addison Hoffman ’15 wants you to free your mind.

The quiet before the storm. Join BuHo for meditation tonight, with the promise of tea!

Date: Today
Time: 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Place: Buddhist House – 356 Washington St.
Cost: The walk to Buddhist House

Life After Wes: An Alumni Career Panel

Do you believe in life after Wes? The Career Center’s Rachel Berman does:

Virtual panel featuring six recent Wesleyan graduates discussing their careers, how they found their jobs, and recommendations they have for current students.

Meet Our Panelists:

Kara Hayward ’10 Major: Economics
Consultant, Deloitte Consulting

Lily Mandlin ’10 Major: Government
Social Investment Council Manager, Echoing Green

Julia Pearlman ’10 Major: American Studies
U.S. History Teacher, Teach for America

First ACLU Meeting of the Semester


From the enigmatic, golden-haired Angus McLean ’16:

Are looking to get that pesky government off your back? Come on down to WesACLU’s first meeting of the semester and join the fight for freedom. We have a whole bunch of issues to discuss from immigration to political prisoners to whatever you want to bring to the table. We’re planning on bringing in a speaker, making petitions, and if that isn’t enough to stir your blood there might even a demonstration in the works!

We’re still a relatively new group on campus so new members are very welcome!

Date: Friday, February 8th
Time: 4pm
Place: Usan 114
Cost: Free. Like America.

HIV/AIDS Awareness Dinner 2013

From McKenzii Webster ’13 and Susanna Banks ’13:

Please join Ujamaa, ASHA and the Wesleyan Peer Health Advocates on National Black AIDS Awareness Day to discuss and bring awareness to a disease that is prevalent within the Black community. We will be hearing from a phenomenal speaker, LaToya Tyson from AIDS Connecticut. The Cardinal Sinners will also be performing!

*Dinner will be served.

Co-Sponsors: ASHA, Wesleyan Peer Health Advocates, Planned Parenthood

Date: Thursday, February 7
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Eclectic

Film Series: The Fifth Heaven

2011. Israel. Dir: Dina Zvi-Riklis. With Yehezkel Lazarov. 103 min.

British-controlled Palestine, 1944: 13-year-old Maya is abandoned by her parents at a Jewish orphanage. Her arrival ignites forbidden feelings of love around the institution: the director recalls his past longing for the girl’s mother, while Maya grows infatuated with a resistance fighter. Speaker: Sami Berdugo, Visiting Professor.
Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.