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Comedy Web Series Auditions

From Willie Zabar ’16 and Dan Froot ’16:

Willie Zabar ’16 and Dan Froot ’16 have been writing a comedic web series, and now all they need is you! Though not required, comedy and acting experience is a plus.

Dates and times: Friday, November 14th from 5:oopm – 7:oopm; Saturday November 15th 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Place: Usdan, room 110

Writing Certificate Info Session (and Lunch)

chapteroneFrom Taylor Steele ’14:

Considering Wesleyan’s exciting Writing Certificate? Come and learn about the Certificate at an information session and lunch this Friday, November 14th, from noon to 1 p.m. in Allbritton 311. Professor Anne Greene and Ford Fellow Taylor Steele will talk about the goals, opportunities, and logistics of the program, and how it can help you pursue your love of writing here at Wes! (If you’re not convinced yet, we’ll be serving pizza).

The Writing Certificate offers students from all majors a chance to practice writing in a range of forms. Courses approved for the Certificate include fiction-writing, poetry, screenwriting, playwriting, translation, and nonfiction, including biography, science writing, journalism, and writing about academic subjects for non-specialists.

Questions? Contact Professor Anne Greene at agreene@wes or 860-685-3604.

Date: Friday, November 14
Time: 12 PM
Place: Allbritton 311

Asexuality Potluck

681px-Ace-logo4.svgFrom Sophie Massey ’15:

Come eat and discuss how asexuality relates to your life. This discussion is inspired as a follow-up to David Jay’s visit to campus, and it is open to anyone interested in learning more about asexuality.

Date: Friday, Nov 14
Time: 6 PM
Place: 59A Home Ave

Reducing the Stigma: Student Discussion Panel

MINDS_panel_flyerFrom Jenn Cummings ’16:

The MINDS Foundation believes that fostering open discussion is one of the best ways to fight the stigma surrounding mental illness. Come to hear six of your peers share their experiences with mental health from both academic and personal perspectives and to participate in a discussion about the ways in which mental health can influence the lives of students. Refreshments will be provided.

Event sponsored by The MINDS Foundation and Well-Being House.

Date: Friday, November 14
Time: 3:30-5 PM
Place: Usdan 108

Film Series: American Promise

2013. USA. Dir: Joe Brewster, Michele Stephenson. Documentary. 135 min. 

This intimate, contemplative doc tracks two African-American boys and their families over 13 years, as they navigate the opportunities and frustrations of an America still coming of age on issues of race, class, and privilege. The directors – parents of one of the young men – thoroughly explore the boys’ experiences at a prestigious NYC private school with a new commitment to “diversity.”

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free

A Call For Poetry Submissions

Screen Shot 2014-11-13 at 11.47.38 AMDo you consider yourself the Dylan Thomas of our generation? If so, Kate “Not Me” Malczewski ’15 and Wesleyan’s all-poetry magazine, the Hangman’s Lime wants your poetry. A “Do Not Go Gentle” joke would be too gratuitous here, right?

The Hangman’s Lime, Wesleyan’s oldest and only all-poetry magazine, wants your poems! If you want to send us some poetry lovin’, submit no more than five poems to hangmanslime[at]gmail[dot]com by January 23. All submissions are read anonymously. Don’t miss this chance to share your poetry with the world (aka the Wesleyan bubble)!
Start Date: Now (November 13)
Due Date: January 23rd

Korean Culture Show


From Haeyoon Jung ’17:

The Korean Students Association is hosting their annual Culture Show on Friday, November 14th from 6-8pm in Beckham Hall! Come join us for a magical moonlit night full of passion and culture, tasteful dancing and romance. Watch us fan dance our way into your hearts, hypnotize you with our K-pop moves, and enthrall you with the moving beats of Maru.

*FOOD WILL BE SERVED!!* Price: $5 ($6 at the door) We’ll be selling tickets starting Monday-Froday (Lunch and Dinner) downstairs in Usdan for $5.  All proceeds go to Liberty in North Korea!

Date: Friday, November 14th
Time: 6:00PM
Place: Beckham Hall
Cost: $5 for a ticket ($6 at door)


Chris Gethard Comes to Wes

Rachel Kaly ’17 just ate a huge bucket of cheese by herself. Now she is feeling #stressed because dairy is known to #inducebloat. Does anyone have any GasX they could lend Rachel Kaly ’17??? Please advise:

Presented to you by the Wesleyan Comedy Committee: Chris Gethard is comin’ to do some dope stand-up at Wes on THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13 AT 8PM IN THE WESTCO CAFE. Capacity is around 160 so we’re expectin’ a full house to be sure. We might even have some student openers so come support ur funny friends! THIS EVENT IS FREE Y’ALL