Category Archives: Events

Ban Ki-Moon Wants YOU!

community5That might be hyperbole, but it is true that Wesleyan Model United Nations Club will have its first info session for all loquacious later-in-life lawyers and the like. Sadichchha “Nailed It” Adhikari ’16 writes in with a lot of exclamation points and a few further details:

Chris Murphy in Middletown

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From Marshal Lawler ’16:

Interested in politics? Want to hear from one of your representatives in the Senate? Come meet US Senator Chris Murphy at the Democratic Headquarters in Middletown this Sunday at 4:30! He’ll be taking questions and discussing the upcoming elections.

Rides are available on request, and there will be food and beverages!

For more info contact Marshal Lawler: plawler[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Date: Sunday, September 14th
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Place: 386 Main Street

Audition for Wesleyan’s Klezmer Band

Sophie Breitbart ’16 writes:

klezmerLike to fuse musical styles? Enjoy improvising with laid-back musicians? Can’t tell a khosidl from a kolomeike?Audition for Wesleyan’s one and only KLEZMER band, Veeblefetzer!

All instruments are welcome. Come with a brief musical selection (~30 seconds).

If you’re eager to meet the mensches but unable to come at this time, email Matthew Stein (mstein[at]wes) to arrange an audition.

Date: Saturday, September 13th
Time: 1 – 3 PM
Place: Music Studios

Waste Not! Again!

Molly Steinfeld ’15 writes:

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That’s right. Wesleyan’s annual tag sale just became BIANNUAL. After a great turn out (and due to popular request), Waste Not is coming back for an encore. There are so many leftover donations that we have decided to bring back Waste Not! one more time before the rest of the donations go to Good Will. Our Mission: stock every last dorm, apartment, and house with everything it could possibly desire.

A tag sale of the tag sale: the sale will be on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th at the Brainerd lot. For $1, fill a box or bag of kitchenware, plates, school supplies, shoes, and MORE. All household appliances will be $5. SOOOOOUPER CHEAP.

So come by 44 Brainerd on Saturday, September 13th from 1-3PM to load up on cheap house furnishings!

Date: Saturday, September 13th
Time: 1 – 3 PM
Place: 44 Brainerd

Film Series: Jaws

1975. USA. Dir: Steven Spielberg. With Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw. 124 min.

Nothing says dread on the open sea like “We’re gonna need a bigger boat.” The movie that gave birth to the blockbuster and Spielberg’s career as an A-list director surprises at every turn, eliciting laughter and screams while steadily building the suspense of a monster lurking just beneath the surface.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5

First Boxing Club Workout

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From Caitlin O’Keefe ’17:

Wesleyan Boxing Club is back in business. Come join us for our very first workout of the year, we will be practicing our total body conditioning routine, getting back in punching shape, and – oh, yeah! – having a blast!

Date: September 13th
Time: 3 – 4 PM
Place: Freeman Multipurpose Room

PCSE Open House

906589_264581420344707_1876315652_oIf you’re curious about “social entrepreneurship” and what it has to do with your time at Wes, make sure to stop by the Patricelli Center open house today to chat with director Makaela Kingsley ’98 and a few fabulous PCSE peer advisors. They offer workshops and trainings, grants, networking services, an incubator workspace, and more, so whether you’ve got experience with startups are are just interested in new ways to share your passions, the PCSE is eager to help you out.

If you can’t make it to today’s open house, swing by drop-in hours with Makaela (Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 2-4:30 pm) or with peer advisors on the first Tuesday of every month (10-11 pm, PCSE Board Room).

Date: Friday, September 12
Time: 11 am – 2 pm
Place: PCSE Board Room (Allbritton 022)