Category Archives: Events

All-Campus Activist Gathering

Sonia Max ’17 wants you to act on the following:

A WORKSHOP LED BY AKIVA GERSH
Akiva Gersh is a Jewish History teacher coming to us from Jerusalem.

Come discover the inner soul of activism. On a spiritual level, what
is driving our desire to be activists and how can we prevent ourselves
from becoming overwhelmed, depressed or burned-out by the problems
we’re trying to solve

Date: February 13th, 2014
Time: 7:45 – 9:00 PM
Place: WestCo Lounge
Cost: Free
Facebook: Here

Valentine’s Day Goody Bag Delivery

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Extra! Extra! Jason Brandner ’16 has got a message for ya:

Happy Valentine’s Day Wesleyan,

Are you looking for the perfect way to show your affection this Valentine’s Day? Want to share the love? You are in luck because the Germinal Fund team is available to hand delivery Valentine’s Day goody bags right to your special someone’s door!

These bags will be full of delicious candy & fruit as well as a personalized message (if you want) and will be delivered on Valentine’s Day for the low, low price of $5!

All the proceeds will go to benefit local small businesses!

We will have a table at Usdan from 11-1 Tuesday-Thursday where you can sign up!

We are also taking online orders here and you can pay (and get the reference/confirmation number for the form) here. Simply click donate, enter the amount $5, and put the confirmation/reference number in your google form.

Date: February 11th – February 14th
Time: 11PM – 1PM IRL or whenever online!
Place: Usdan or Online!
Cost: $5

Gender Resource Center Task Force Meeting

A short and sweet message from Lily Kong ’16 

Are you interested in creating a women’s center on campus for
female-identifying/gender non-conforming folks and male allies? Come
to our meeting to help brainstorm, gather ideas for a possible mission
statement, and just voice your thoughts! There will be snacks!

If you have any comments, questions, or concerns, please email
lkong[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or ngurak[at]wesleyan[dot]edu

Where: 41 Wyllys Room 114
When: Wednesday, February 12th
Time: 9-10pm
Cost: FO’ FREE

KIRTAN!

A succinct and enthusiastic message from Bryan Garrett-Farb ’14:

SINGING CHANTING FEELING WITH YOUR FRIENDS. COME FEEL GOOD BY MAKING
BEAUTIFUL NOISES. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Date: Tuesday, 2/11
Time: 9-10 pm
Place: BuHo Mediation Room (356 Washington)

French Table

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Wanna pick up more girls and boys at parties? Come practice the
language of love at the French table every Wednesday @ USDAN from 12
to 1pm, with the two TAs from Paris, Manon & Ameline. For a fun time
filled with food and conversation! Beret optional.

Where: Usdan dining hall on the right side
When: 12-1pm every Wednesday

GFREEwes Bakes GLUTEN-FREE Cake

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Rachel Sobelsohn ’17 brings you:

Wesleyan’s first ever gluten-free club is having its first ever gluten-free cake bake Tuesday February 11, at 8PM in the Bayit.

The cake will be gluten-free, kosher, dairy-free, AND STILL TASTE GREAT. This is the best cake mix. You will be fooled into thinking it is “normal” cake. (But it’s so much better than that.)

Please tell your gluten-free friends!! We love all people though so if you are not gluten-free but want to bake and eat a cake, just materialize at the aforementioned place and time and we will accept you with open hearts.

Also, we have a new name: GFREEwes (Gluten-Free Wesleyan)!

Date: Tuesday, February 11
Time: 8:00 PM
Place:  The Bayit
Cost: Free!

A Different Kind of Healing: My Journey to Being a Camp Doc

From Catherine MacLean ’14:

Join the Wesleyan Career Center and the Wesleyan Chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) for the first in a series of informative talks about the practice of medicine this semester. Dr. Sharon Space, current medical director of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, will speak about her journey from the world of academic medicine as the head of Boston Medical Center’s sickle cell program, to overseeing medical care for thousands of children with life-threatening illnesses in Hole in the Wall’s innovative camp programming. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Date: Tuesday, February 11
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Place: South College A/B

Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives – A Talk by Nicholas Christakis

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Nicholas Christakis will be speaking tomorrow in Usdan 108 about social networks. For those who don’t know him, he advocates the use of quantitative analysis in the social sciences – for example, in medicine. Here’s a brief blurb about him:

On February 12th, Wesleyan will have the chance to hear one of the the nation’s most prominent advocates for shaking up the social sciences with the possibilities of quantitative methods and models. Nicholas Christakis will be here to discuss his passion for the power of social networks. His talk is called “Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives.”