Category Archives: Events

Apply to Work with a Thesis Mentor


From Savannah Whiting ’13 and Taylor Steele ’14:

Starting to feel a bit overwhelmed by your senior thesis? You’ve been researching for months, collecting information and structuringyour thoughts, but soon you actually have to start writing the thesis.And when I say soon, I mean really soon. As in this weekend (after brunch). But don’t panic! You still have plenty of time to write an honors-worthy manuscript, as long as you get started soon and stay organized. The other big favor you can do for yourself? Sign up for a thesis mentor.

Your thesis mentor will work with you throughout the spring semester, meeting as regularly as you’d like to discuss any and all aspects of your thesis. Your mentor can discuss ideas with you to help structure your argument, look over that one chapter that isn’t clicking, and even read through your whole thesis before you turn it in (something your advisor might not do!). It’s incredibly beneficial to partner with someone who can keep you on task and track the development of your thesis over time.

The Beginning and the End of the World

NOSIR-Lecture-FlierPSA from Talia Baurer ’15

The Inaugural Nathan Olshin Scholar-in-Residence Program, in partnership with the Hereld Institute for Jewish Studies of JTS, is taking place this Sunday, November 16 at 3 PM at Adath Israel – right off campus, on the corner of Church and Broad Streets. OUR VERY OWN Dr. Mary-Jane Rubenstein, along with Dr. Benjamin Sommer and Dr. Eitan Fishbane, will be speaking on different religious conceptions of the beginning and the end of the world. Please contact Adath Israel directly with any questions at 860-346-4709.

Date: Sunday, November 16th
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Place: Congregation Adath Israel (8 Broad St.)

~AWKWAFINA~ + Cornelius + jdv plus


Via Lynna Zhong ’15:

The Wesleyan Asian American Student Collective presents AWKWAFINA!!! Asian-American rapper from Queens, New York known for witty, quirky, expensive satire and comical rap verses and music videos. With hits like “My Vag”, “Queef”, “NYC Bitche$”, & “Yellow Ranger,” it’s guaranteed a bada$$ f*ckin night.

$atire goddess;
$upport her album ‘Yellow Ranger’ and on MTV’s “Girl Code”

11:15 – Cornelius+
12- Awkwafina
12:45 – jdv plus

**Bring yo WES IDs

Date: TONIGHT, November 14th
Time: 10:30PM – 2AM
Place: Alpha Delt

Film Series: Back to the Future

1985. USA. Dir: Robert Zemeckis. With Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd. 116 min. 

Fire up the flux capacitor and take a trip back with this quintessential time-travel tale. Shenanigans (and near-incest) en- sue when slacker Marty accidentally finds himself 30 years in the past. Can he return to the future before he pre- vents his own existence? Man, this is heavy.

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

Slim Charles/Sleep Kid/Schwab @ Psi U


From Nick Selden:

Hey do you like fun?? What about music?? If you answered yes to either of the above questions you should come to Schwab/Sleep Kid/SlimCharles at Psi U this Friday.

Slim Charles: Alumni Indie Rock
Sleepkid: Post-Trap Popwave
Schwab: Anna

Date: Friday, November 14th
Time: 10:00PM
Place: Psi U