Category Archives: Events

Power Behind Gender: Open Mic Night

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From Marjahn Finlayson ’15:

CALLING ALL POETS, FRESHMEN AND ICE CREAM LOVERS!

WoHo & Writing Hall are bringing you an event to knock your socks off! We need poets, writers, speakers, etc. Get creative and let’s about Gender Dynamics this Thursday at 8pm in Clark Lounge!

Date: Sept 19
Time: 8PM to 9PM
Place: Clark Hall Lounge

The First Leadership Luncheon

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From SALD Leadership Intern Jordan Gaynes ’14:

It’s here! The first leadership luncheon of the semester! Join Gretchen Streiff, Assistant Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development for an informal discussion on “Knowing Your Leadership Style”. It’s sure to send you on a path of self-discovery, enlightenment, and effective leadership skills. Pizza lunch provided!

Date: Friday, September 20th
Time: 12pm-1pm
Place: 41 Wyllys Room 114
Cost: Super free

American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Meeting

From Swetha Mummini ’14:

Interested in medicine? If you’re premed and want to create health-related events on campus and in the greater Middletown community, stop by AMSA’s meeting on Thursday. We will be discussing upcoming plans for the semester and brainstorm ideas for future events.

Date: Sept 19
Time: 8PM to 9PM
Place: Exley 121

Wes, Divest! First Meeting

Maya McDonnell ’16 invites you:

Wes, Divest! is having a meeting this Thursday at 4:30 in the
University Organizing Center (190 High St. between Beta and Eclectic).
Come learn about the national fossil fuel divestment movement and help
us plan for this upcoming semester! There might even be snacks.

Date: Thursday, September 19th
Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Place: UOC (190 High St)

It’s Sweater Weather: Night Picnic

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From Alissa Meyer ’15: 

Dearest Wesleyan students,
It’s almost that time of year for awesome cozy sweaters! So, come on down to Alpha Delta Phi at 9 for an outside picnic with hot chocolate, snacks, games, and some fantastic people! Also, you’ll get to see a few tricks from the amazing and epic fire-spinning group, Prometheus! Wear your favorite sweater and bring your own mug for coffee or tea.
Date: TODAY, Wednesday, September 18th
Time: 9-11:30pm
Location: Alpha Delta Phi, 185 High Street
Bring: Your own mug for coffee or tea

WeSLAM Presents: Preliminary Slam #1 (feat. Megan Falley)

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Emily Weitzman ’14 writes:

The first preliminary slam of the semester is here.

10 poets. 2 rounds. Who will take the first three spots in the Wesleyan Final Slam? Come watch these poets battle with beautiful words. Anyone is welcome to slam, regardless of experience.

If you’ve never been to a slam before: come! If you’ve been to every slam we’ve ever had: come! You will laugh and snap and cheer and cry and maybe make some silly faces. WeSLAM is going into its 4th year, and we want to start it off right. You’re not going to want to miss this.

But that’s not all. We’re starting off the semester with an unbelievable guest feature and host: MEGAN FALLEY!

  • WHEN?: Friday at 7:30pm
  • WHERE?: WestCo Café
  • FACEBOOK?: Here.

For those interested in participating in the slam, there is more info below the jump.

First EON Meeting of the Year

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Are you interested in not raising children in a post-apocalyptic landscape? The Wesleyan Environmental Organizers Network is having their first meeting on Friday, September 20th! Details from Isabel Stern ’14:

We all know you’ve been waiting, and it’s finally here: THE FIRST EON MEETING OF THE YEAR! We want to hear from every environmentally-minded person/group/club that we can, so come to share your plans for the year, thoughts and ideas about to how to improve the environmental scene at Wes, or just to sit and eat lunch with some awesome people!

Date: Friday, September 20
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Place: 41 Wyllys Room 115

Sexual Violence Action Committee Meeting Today

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Have ideas for programming and outreach? We want to see YOU at this meeting!

The Sexual Violence Action Committee connects students and groups interested in working on sexual violence issues by providing training, collaborative programming and works in partnership with the Sexual Violence Resource Coordinator and SART Intern to develop campus wide programming. We’ll discuss the Red Flag Campaign launching in October, WEconSent Sexual Violence Training Series, WEconSent Dinners in res halls (we need volunteers!), and make concrete plans to follow-up on the initiatives that were discussed at the close of the spring semester.

Bring your ideas and appetite – we’re having pizza! Please RSVP to Alysha B. Warren, LPC, Sexual Violence Resource Coordinator,  at awarren[at]wesleyan[dot]edu so we can ensure there is food for everyone.

Date: TODAY
Time: 6:30PM to 8PM
Place: PAC 136

Film Series: This Is Spinal Tap

1984. USA. Dir: Rob Reiner. With Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer. 82 min.

There’s something about this album cover that’s so black, it’s like how much more black could this be? And the answer is none. None more black.
Reiner’s landmark mockumentary about a hapless metal band has outlived the scene it set out to parody, thanks to its brilliantly dry humor and such timeless tunes as “Sex Farm,” “Stonehenge” and “Lick My Love Pump.”

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. $5.

J Street U Screening of The Gatekeepers

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From Emily Greenspan ’16

J Street U is tingling with excitement to announce its first event of the year, a screening of the award-winning, critically-acclaimed documentary, The Gatekeepers. The film showcases six former heads of the Shin Bet, Israel’s secret service agency, who agree to share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions. Intimately interviewed, they shed light on the controversy surrounding the Occupation in the aftermath of the Six Day War.

Discussion session to follow screening.

Come if:
1) You’re interested in discussing/learning about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
2) You like the idea of eating free pizza(!!!) watching an excellent film, and discussing the conflict with some of the coolest kids on campus.

Date: Thusday, September 19th
Time: 6:15-9PM
Place: PAC 002
Cost: Everything’s free (movie, pizza, air).