Category Archives: Events

ENG 420: Practicum in Digital Journalism

methodSophia Jennings ’16 writes in:

Come hear about student forum ENG420: DIGITAL JOURNALISM, a semester-long course where we will focus on producing online content and developing our portfolio. This writing-intensive seminar will introduce students to a variety of forms, from the interview, to the profile, to data-based storytelling. We will be skyping with numerous alumni in the industry, and your work will have the opportunity to be published online via Method Magazine. Multi-media projects will be highly encouraged.

Sophia Jennings ’16 and Ben Romero ’16 will be leading the student forum.

Date: Monday, January 25
Time: 7-8PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 113

Library workshops for senior thesis and essay writers

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“Portrait of clever student with open book reading it in college library”

For any lost seniors out there:

The library is offering workshops for seniors writing a thesis or an essay. Topics include finding resources here and elsewhere, discovering specialized resources, interlibrary loans, reference services, EndNote, and more.

Sessions will be offered on Monday 9/28, Tuesday 9/29, Wednesday 9/30, and Thursday 10/1 at 11:00, 1:00, and
3:00 each day. No need to sign up ahead of time. Choose a date and time convenient for you and join a group for a 45 minute info session at Olin Library’s reference office. Attendees will be granted expanded interlibrary loan privileges.

Dates: Monday, September 28 through Thursday, October 1
Times: 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM each day
Place: Olin Library

WESupport International Students

From Elizabeth Arslanoglou ’16:

Are you an international student? Are you facing difficulties in adapting to classes and social life at WES? Do you feel that your cultural norms are different from those in the US? Do you believe that there are many things you just don’t get here? Do you feel homesick? Do you want a group of people similar to you to talk to?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us in our New Mental Health Support Group, specifically focused on International Students. The group will be facilitated by trained students who will also be active participants in the discussion. We will be having weekly friendly conversations about issues that concern us, relative to our transition from other cultures into a US college campus. You are not the only one out there facing “culture shock” so come share your experiences and thoughts!

Date: February 23-May 11
Time: 8-9 PM
Place: Memorial Chapel Meditation Room

 

TRAGIKINGDOM Auditions!

10353547_10153095431921177_6367538421406283836_nZia Grossman-Vendrillo ’15 writes in:

TRAGIKINGDOM: A Medieval Skapopera (ska-pop-opera)

Set roughly within the 5th and 15th century, TRAGIKINGDOM weaves the tale of forbidden and feudal love between a queen and a revolutionary serf to the musical stylings of No Doubt’s 1995 album Tragic Kingdom.

We are looking for singers, dancers, actors, jesters, and fools of all
types and backgrounds to audition to be part of this concert
experience!

Auditions will be from 4:30-6 on Wed, Jan 28 in the East Room
& Thurs, Jan 29 in the Jones Room

Callbacks will be Sat, Jan 31

Date: January 28th-29th
Time: 4:30-6:00 PM
Place: East Room (Wednesday) and Jones Room (Thursday)
Facebook 

Bar Night at Usdan

It’s Bar Night at Usdan.  It’s BAR NIGHT at USDAN.  A headline out of my dreams:

A full range of mocktails and sodas will be served with labeled ingredients.

We will provide a range of different activities such as Wii, trivia competition, water pong, darts, karaoke, pool, foosball, and other
games. Following the bar night theme, we will be serving fries, onion rings and chicken fingers.

While participating in this fun filled event, students can enjoy delicious drinks and great entertainment with friends, without
worrying about having a terrible hangover the next day. This will also be a scent and strobe-light free event.

Date: Friday, November 2
Time: 9:30pm-11:59pm
Place:  The Usdan Center
Cost: Noneskies

Project Eye-To-Eye Information Session

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Important message from Julie Platt ’12 from Project-Eye-To-Eye:

DO YOU HAVE A LEARNING DISABILITY OR ADHD?

Or have experience working with students with Learning Disabilities/ADHD?

If the answer is yes, then we want you to become a mentor with Project Eye-To-Eye!

Project Eye-To-Eye is the only national mentoring program pairing kids with LD/ADHD college students. Using an art-based curriculum, we help children with LD/ADHD to value their own unique minds, build their self-esteem, and give them the skills to become self-advocates! This is a one of a kind program that works to empower young students who, for far too long, have been told they are “different” than other student, and in a larger sense, redefine the perception of what it means today to be labeled as LD. We will only be selecting a limited number of mentors, so if you are interested, please do not wait to get in touch with us.

GENERATIONALS @ Eclectic 2nite

Nathaniel Draper ’12 writes in to Wesleying:

Hey come on this is a concert come on!

Boonmee monkeys got you down? This Thursday night (tonight?!), latin jazz-stomp and world shoegaze aficionados GENERATIONALS come to the Electric house of rock n’ roll music to woo you with all sorts of THE BEST DAMNED SORTS OF INDIE ROCK HORN INFUSED DANCING SHIT OH MAN IT’S AWESOME, and in a sincere word of council I would be damned sure to be there if I were you.

Occupy Wall St. Info Session!

So, Wesleyan: you may already be aware of our activist history. Interested in getting involved in the present?

Care about the security of our future?  Concerned about the current state of affairs around the world? Want to be part of history in the making?  We do!  September 17th (this Saturday) marks the beginning of a global movement to occupy financial districts, Tahrir Square-style, to call for true democracy and symbolically protest corporate globalization!  People will be coming together to set up camp and peacefully occupy the streets in cities around the world.  Saturday morning we will be leaving as a group to partake in the historic event!

Come to the informational meeting, THURSDAY at 6PM @ 190 High St. (the UOC), if you think you may be interested in partaking.  We will use the time to discuss logistics, talk about what is likely to happen, as well as what message we would like to convey as Wesleyan students.  In addition, we will be brainstorming signage and other creative statements.  The meeting will be potluck-style…bring food if you can, some will be provided.  Come let us know what you think!

Email wesleyanwallstreet(hat)gmail(cat)com with questions and comments.

Linkage:
https://occupywallst.org/
Facebook Event
http://occupywallstreet.tumblr.com/
http://www.adbusters.org/campaigns/occupywallstreet

Date: Thursday, Sept. 15
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Place: 190 High St. (UOC)

Poetry Contest: Apply To Become A Wesleyan Student Poet!

Are you a poet? Then apply for Writing At Wesleyan’s Poetry Contest for a chance to become an official Wesleyan Student Poet and for a position on the 2011 Connecticut Poetry Circuit Team!

Submit 5 pages of poetry to the Writing Programs Office (Downey 112) by 2:00 P.M. on Friday, September 30th.

Wesleyan’s top contenders will become the Wesleyan Student Poets and will be published in the 2011 Russell House poetry pamphlet.

One nominee will be selected to enter the statewide competition for the Connecticut Student Poetry Circuit Team, which will read their work at universities across the state.

APPLY TODAY!


Kaffee und Kuchen – German Conversation Hour

Eins, zwei, drei, vier, Julian Azaret ’13, sieben, acht, neun:

Come to German Haus for witty banter and delicious cakes!  No knowledge of German required!  We’ll even help you with your German homework!

Bratwurst: Thursday, September 15
Blutwurst: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Weisswurst: German Haus (65 Lawn)