Category Archives: Events

Desperate Measures 24 Hour Show

Ariel Lesnick ’15 writes in:

Would you like to see something incredible? Me too! Come to the Desperate Measures 24 Hour Show!
Anything could happen. Except sleep. That won’t happen.
Featuring an hour with each of Wesleyan’s Comedy Troupes:
New Teen Force
Gag Reflex
and beats by Vonyx

Also featuring some of our favorite themed hours: First hour show, Last hour show, Musical hour, Vest hour, One hour scene, Hobo hour, Line game hour, Made up games hour, …and more!
Please bring us food!
There is a SPECIAL PRIZE for everyone who stays 18 hours or more.

Date: Friday, February 27th – Saturday February 28th
Time: 9:00pm (Friday) – 9:00pm (Saturday)
Place: WestCo Lounge

WeSlam’s 24-Hour Group Slam

maxresdefaultA poetry prospect from Lily “Iron Woman” Myers ’15:

This Saturday is WeSlam’s24-hour group slam! 

What does that mean???

All participants will be randomly paired up with another poet at 7:30pm Friday the 27th, in the lounge of SENIOR FAUVER, exactly 24 hrs before the slam begins. You then have the next 24 hours to write a group piece together, to be performed on Saturday night at the slam, in 200 Church at 7:30 pm!

PCSE Seed Grant Pitch Competition!

Six teams of students are in the running for three $5,000 grants from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship. They’ll go head-to-head in a public pitch competition this Friday and, based on the potential impact and feasibility of their projects and the caliber of their teams, a panel of alumni judges will determine which of the noble ventures to fund.

Read more about the finalists after the jump, and come cheer for your friends and favorite projects tomorrow! Pizza will be provided, and a webcast will be available here.

Date: Friday, February 27
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Place: PAC 002 (and webcast)

Film Series: The Ballad of the Weeping Spring

2012. Israel. Dir: Benny Toraty. With Uri Gavriel, Dudu Tassa. 106 min.


Two decades after a tragic car crash, lute player Yosef must get his band back together to play an unperformed symphony and fulfill the wishes of a dying friend. This “Falafel Western” – a sort of musical Magnificent Seven – has been hailed for its style and outstanding soundtrack. Speaker: Laura Blum, film critic.

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

History Department Open House


An invitation from Earl Y. Lin ’15: 

Are you an underclassmen who enjoys learning about the past? Do you like understanding how and why things are the way they are? Do you like free food?

If you answered yes to any (or all!) of those questions, then come by the HISTORY DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE and learn more about Wesleyan’s History program. Faculty and majors will be in attendance to answer any questions you might have. And pizza from Mondo will be in attendance, too!

Date: Thursday, February 26th
Time: 12:00PM
Place: CSS Lounge