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Red & Black Society Info. Sessions

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An invitation from Brian H. Lee ’13:

Need a job? Want the (potentially) highest paying job on campus? Come to an Info Session for the Red & Black Society! Red & Black Student Ambassadors connect alumni and parents with the University and solicit gifts on behalf of the Wesleyan Fund. Red and Black ambassadors are often the only contact alumni have with the school during the year. As such, it is a unique opportunity to bond with Wesleyan grads, young and old, and for them to connect with you.
This position allows students the opportunity to polish communication skills, post a coveted and marketable position on their resumes, and earn a recommendation from Wesleyan’s University Relations department. Ambassadors will also have the opportunity to be invited to special events on and off campus with trustees and prominent alumni.
Information sessions will be in PAC 001 on Monday, September 8 at 1:00 PM and Tuesday, September 9 at 6:00 PM.
Come with your resume if you’re ready to apply!

Dates: Monday, September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th
Times: 1:00pm on Monday and 6:00pm on Tuesday
Place: PAC 001

Audition for Directed Experiences in Acting

From Albert Tholen ’15:

Hey, all! This is a casting call for Directed Experiences in Acting (THEA183 on WesMaps). Auditions are being held TUESDAY, SEPT. 9 from 7:00 – 9:30 PM. No experience necessary. All experience levels desired.

Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue. Actors will have the chance to work intensely with a Directing I student and other student actors on a select scene for the duration of the semester. Participating actors will get .5 credit. Please, be available 1:10-2:30 PM Fridays and expect 6-8 hours of rehearsal a week.

If interested, please sign up for an audition slot at the Theater Studio call board. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to e-mail Professor Yuri Kordonsky at ykordonsky(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.

Date: Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
Time: 7PM
Place: Theater Studios
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Mazel Tones Audition

Sonya Levine ’17 wants you to make your bubbwesleying_jewishsinginge proud:

Like to sing Hebrew, Yiddish or culturally Jewish music? Come audition for the MAZEL TONES, Wesleyan’s newly-revived Jewish a cappella group! Auditions will be Monday and Tuesday in the Bayit common room (157 Church St.) from 8-10 pm! Prepare a little something to sing for us, and just show up when you can. We can’t wait!

Date: Monday, September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th
Time: 8-10 PM
Place: The Bayit (157 Church)

First Meeting of the Woodrow Wilson Debate Society

From Andrew Postman ’15:

ATTN ALL MASTER DEBATERS: The first meeting of the Woodrow Wilson Debate Society is this coming Monday. We are a society that dates back to our founding by Woody himself, when he was a prof at Wes for a hot sec. Now we compete on the APDA (American Parliamentary Debate Association) circuit and frequently road trip to other schools for tournaments! Includes more sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll than Mock Trial!!!

Date: Monday, September 8th, 2014
Time: 4:15PM
Place: 41 Wyllys (Classroom 114)

Punchline! Auditions

From Michael Matthews ’15:

Do you love comedy? Are you funny? Are you lying to yourself again?

wesleying_comedyIf you answered “yes,” “yes” and “no!” to those questions – preferably in that order – Punchline!, Wesleyan’s only stand-up comedy collective, might be the comedy group for you.

Auditions will be held Monday, 9/8 from 4:30-6:30 in PAC 001, and Tuesday, 9/9 from 6:00-8:00 in WYLLYS 112. Bring your best jokes or funniest stories, but try not to exceed 4 minutes, if you please. No experience necessary!

Date: Monday, September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th
Time: 4:30-6:30 PM (Monday); 6-8 PM (Tuesday)
Place: PAC 001 (Monday); 41 Wyllys, room 112 (Tuesday)

Local Co-Op Informational Meeting

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From Rachie Weisberg ’15 and Co-op kids,

This Monday we will be holding an info session to learn about Wesleyan’s local co-op.  The co-op aims to provide direct access for Wesleyan students to fresh, locally grown and produced foods including veggies, fruits, cheese, meat, eggs, dairy, bread, tofu, seitan and granola. Every week these products will be brought straight from the farmers to you.  Mmmmm.

The meeting is not required to sign up for the co-op but it is highly recommended as we will be going over many changes of our restructured system including how to pay for the co-op, where to pick up and more!

Where: Shanklin 107
When: Monday 9/8 at 8pm
Event post: F.Book
Cost: Free (the info sesh, not the fresh veggies.  Come to find out their price!)

Active Minds Anthology Submissions

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Get your pens ready, Sonia Max ’17 has an opportunity for you to express yourself.

Active Minds at Wesleyan is collecting stories, poems, artwork, and other artistic representations related to student experiences with mental health and illness.

They could inspired by a personal experience or an experience with a family member or a friend. Submissions before October 15th will be collected in an printed anthology published in early December.

Submit to: wesleyanactiveminds[at]gmail[dot]com titled “Anthology Submission.” Feel free to submit anonymously and change names as needed.

From: Now until October 15th

Apply to Work Family Weekend 2014

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From Nisha Grewal ’17:

Apply now to be a part of Family Weekend 2014 (September 26th-28th), an event put on annually by the University for students, family, alumni and friends of Wesleyan! Student workers play an integral role in the weekend by greeting guests at the registration site, assisting with activity and event preparation, escorting guests around campus in shuttle vans, and much more!

To apply for a position, please fill out and submit THIS FORM by Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

Preference will be given to those with flexible schedules. You will be notified of your application status via email no later than Friday, September 12, 2014.

There will be a mandatory student worker meeting on Wednesday, September 24, at 5:00 PM in Tishler Lecture Hall (ESC 150). If you are hired, you must attend this meeting to receive your work schedules, event staff T-shirt, and other important event information.

Please note: Students who intend to work catering for Bon Appetit during Family Weekend may not apply for a position. However, regular Bon Apetit workers with weekly shifts are permitted to apply and may be accommodated, so long as any time conflicts are clearly outlined in the appropriate section below.

If you have any questions, please contact Aarit Ahuja ’16, Catherine Marquez, ’16, or Nisha Grewal ’17 at aprinterns(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or at x2802.

Deadline: Tomorrow, September 8th, at 5pm
Form: HURRRRRRR

Wesleyan Beekeepers Meeting

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From Jaya Sahihi ’17:

Did you know that there are two beehives on Wesleyan’s campus? We, Wesleyan Beekeepers, are a freshly-forming group who hope to teach the art of beekeeping to fellow students and inspire an overall awareness and appreciation for honeybees (insects that are integral to the pollination of our food).

We are having our kick-off meeting on Monday, September 8th, at 10pm in the UOC and we want YOU (and whatever form of bee experience you have) to be there!

Date: Tomorrow, September 8th
Time: 10pm
Place: UOC (190 High Street)