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

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

“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)
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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

A Senior Recital for the Masses

Music is for kids but also animals because who else is so happy? Thanks and hi! Come see Howe Pearson ’12 and his animal friends perform on their guitar sets and drum rolls, please!  Bring your instruments!?

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time:
9-10 p.m.
Place:
Crowell Concert Hall
Cost:
Any and all instruments you have

With My Own Two Wheels

From Katie McLaughlin ’15:

Come see a bike powered documentary Friday Night in the Butt Hole! As part of the Earth Week Film Series, With My Own Two Wheels will be shown in in the Butt Hole – and it’s bike powered! This documentary follows five people from all around the world who are part of 5 different bicycle based nonprofits. Followed by a discussion led by the film’s director of photography Ian Wexler! Hope to see you there!

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time:
7:30-9 p.m.
Place:
Butterfields courtyard
Cost: FREE + bike power

Bake[d] Sale

From Maggie Feldman-Piltch ’14:

C is for Cookie! And Cheerleaders…

The Wesleyan Cheerleading Squad will be holding a Bake[d] sale this Friday (4/20). Proceeds will go toward mats, insurance, and competition fees for the squad. Additionally, a generous anonymous donor has offered to match at least 50% of our proceeds in the form of a donation to The Heifer Fund!

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time: noon-4:30 p.m.
Place: Grass between Andrus Field and Foss Hill
Cost: Varies


Identifying an IMPACT DRIVEN PATH with Lara Galinsky ’96

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship invites you to:

A conversation, workshop and networking reception with Lara Galinsky ’96 Senior VP of Echoing Green and Author of Work on Purpose. Echoing Green is a leader in the field of Social Enterprise, and since 1987, they have provided $31 million in funding and support to social entrepreneurs.

Space is limited; register now! The first 50 attendees receive a FREE copy of Galinsky’s book!

Date: Friday, April 20th
Time:
6-8 p.m.
Place:
Daniel Family Commons
Cost:
FREE