Category Archives: Events

WITH Care [Walang Iwanan: Typhoon Haiyon Care]

withcare

An important message from Leo Enverga ’14:

The Philippines was struck by Super Typhoon Haiyan, displacing 670,000 people from their homes and affecting approximately 11 million people.

Join PINOY, Wesleyan’s Filipino Club, in raising money for UNICEF. Your support will help provide shelter, clean water and food for children in need.

HOW TO HELP:
1) We will be accepting donations downstairs at Usdan during lunch and dinner. “Walang Iwanan” wristbands come with a minimum donation of $5!

2) If you would prefer to donate online, you can do so by following this link: donate!

Please email Leo at fenverga(at)wesleyan(dot)edu for any inquiries or finding out how to help with Wesleyan’s relief efforts.

Maraming Salamat!

Date: November 15-December 8, 2013
Time: 11AM – 8PM
Place: Usdan
Cost: By donation, any amount

Wesleyan University Orchestra Fall Concert

564413_10152057610517953_465485868_n

Can you hear those violins yet? From Harim Jung ’16: 

Join the Wesleyan University Orchestra in our first concert of the 2013-2014 season! This will be our first concert under the leadership of Wesleyan’s new conductor and professor, Nadya Potemkina.

We are very excited to present our amazing program that features the following works:

  • Overture from Don Giovanni – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 – Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Come and enjoy these beautiful works as we begin a new chapter for the Wesleyan Orchestra. The concert is FREE!!!

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: Free

Thai Fun at Typhoon Restaurant with SHOFCO

kiberagirls

A message from Maeve Russell ’14:

Thai food is Thai fun at Typhoon on Main Street in Middletown! 15% of proceeds go to The Kibera School for Girls through SHOFCO-Wesleyan!

Lunch and dinner through Saturday 11/16
Lunch 11:30-3 PM
Dinner 3-9 PM

Typhoon does takeout if you’re in a rush. AND is BYOB.
We all know everyone is running out of points so why not get your Thai on this weekend, all weekend?!

Date: November 15-16, 2013
Time: 11:30-9 PM
Place: Typhoon Restaurant (360 Main Street)
Cost: the price of your delicious meal

Milk & Choreo: Double Stuf Saturday!

doublestuf

From the incredibly delicious Leo Enverga ’14:

Want to DANCE without the stress of auditions, performances, having any dance experience, or commitment? Milk & Choreo teaches workshops every Saturday! This weekend’s special as we have our first ever ‘Double Stuf Saturday’ with back-to-back classes:

2 PM – Kora Shin ’10
3 PM – Leo Enverga ’14

Come ready to dance with double the choreo & double the fun! See you there!

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Time:
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Place:
Fayerweather
Cost: FREE

WesDEF Forum Information Session

383988_238400659555266_861181247_n

From Alexandra Ricks ’16:

Do you want to learn more about social justice issues on campus? Do you want to learn how to talk about these issues and create safe spaces for others to do the same? Do you want to receive a credit for doing this? Come learn more at this brief information session!

WesDef will be a running a student forum next spring to train future WesDEFs. It will meet once and week for the first half of the semester, and you will receive a credit! To find out more about this forum, and how you can be a part of it, come to the information session!

WesDEF, or Wesleyan Diversity Education Facilitators, is an awesome student group dedicated to creating dialogue and action on campus about issues of social justice to empower individuals to effect positive changes in their communities. Anyone can join the awesome WesDEF community – BUT you’ll need some training first!

There will be snacks!!

Date: Sunday, November 17th, 2013
Time: 2:00 PM
Place: Allbritton 105
Cost: Free

Film Series: The Big Lebowski

1998. USA. Dir: Joel & Ethan Coen. With Jeff Bridges, John Goodman. 117 min.

Spend Friday night with The Dude! The Coens’ cult classic follows the legendary white-russian-chuggin’ bowling aficionado whose stagnant life is thrown into motion when he’s mistaken for another Lebowski and suffers a tragic injustice against his beloved rug. It really did tie the room together.

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