Category Archives: Events

Shabbat in Da Sukkah

From Emma Golub ’16:

This Wednesday marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, where we hearken back to the good days when Moses and the Israelites were sleeping in lil huts under the stars that probably did not look like the one just outside Olin.

On a more serious note, from Shabbat leader Miriam Kudler-Flam! —

“Shabbat is coming! We’ll be gathering to sing/chant/make sounds
together in the sukkah (outside Olin) as the sun begins to set (5:30).
Come bring in the light of shabbat with wordless melodies and simple
Hebrew and English chanting. We’ll be focusing on only a few songs-
mostly Hebrew poetry and liturgy- and repeating them over and over and
over to squeeze out all the soul-sense we possibly can. Everyone is
invited! Especially people unfamiliar with prayer, Hebrew words, or
singing. Transliteration and translations will be available. Moadim
l’simcha and shabbat shalom/ Festival for joy and a peaceful day of

WESU Interest Meeting

From Ben Goldberg ’17:

Interested in radio? Want to learn how to record, edit, and produce? Come check out Wesleyan’s free-form radio station at an interest meeting this Thursday, October 9th at 8pm!

There’s so much you can do at the station this year! Podcasts, pre-produced programming, live shows, managing the station, and more! Usually, we just have a DJ Training in both the fall and the spring, but this year, since our staff is growing so quickly, we’re gonna be revamping our training program; we will be offering a Producer’s Training in the fall and our normal DJ Training in the spring.

The meeting will be at the radio station, 45 Broad Street on the 2nd floor; the door is next to Broad Street Books on the left (the one with a yellow WESU sticker on it). If you can’t make it but still want to do radio this semester (which you totally should), email me at personnel[at]wesufm[dot]org.

Woot radio! See ya at the station!

Date: Thursday, October 9
Time: 8-8:30 PM
Place: 45 Broad St. (WESU Offices)

Film Series: The Truman Show

1998. USA. Dir: Peter Weir. With Jim Carrey, Laura Linney. 103 min.


Have you ever had the funny feeling that everyone you’ve ever met is an actor and your life is secretly an über-popular staged reality TV show broadcast to the world 24 hours a day? Those prone to paranoia beware: this poignant satire’s story of a man whose perfect world begins to (literally) fall apart may just make you question everything.

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

Classical Studies Lecture Series: “War, What is it Good For in Homer’s Iliad and Four Receptions”


From Ali Rosenberg ’15:

The Classical Studies Department welcomes Seth Schein, Professor
Emeritus of Comparative Literature at UC Davis, for the first lecture
of the semester: “War, What is it Good For in Homer’s Iliad and Four

All are welcome to come learn about the ancient world and one of
literature’s most influential texts!

Date: October 9th, 2014
Time: 4:15-5:15 PM
Place: Downey House 113


Office of Admission Seeking Student Bloggers


From the lovely Sydney Lewis ’14

Do you like to write? Do you aspire to be a blogger extraordinaire like the geniuses at Wesleying? Do you like talking to pre-frosh? If so, then we’ve got the job for you! This is a paid position (approx. 2 hours/week) and is open to work-study and non-work study students. All current Wesleyan students from all class years are welcome to apply. We are looking for bloggers who can represent different experiences at Wesleyan and will write about Wes in an engaging and sustained way.

Our Tumblr bloggers must:
• Update their blogs at least once a week and respond to questions/comments.
• Possess good judgment, writing skills, and the willingness to engage that is required to connect with prospective Wesleyan students and others.
• Be comfortable with (or willing to learn) Tumblr platform. Must also be comfortable including multimedia like videos and images into your posts to make them interesting. If you’re intersted, contact Sydney at salewis[at]wesleyan[dot]edu for application details.