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: 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
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
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
Journalist and cultural critic Nona Willis Aronowitz ’06 will be speaking about the economic fate of the downwardly mobile Millennials and how that will affect the future of labor movements, as well as the implications of that on how we think about our professional identity. This discussion will be based on her work as manifested in her ”Hustlin” series at GOOD Magazine, where she formerly was an editor.
Nona was an American Studies major during her time at Wes. She founded Tomorrow Magazine and is a Roosevelt Institute fellow. Her writing about feminism, sex, politics, and pop culture has appeared in The Nation, The New York Observer, The Atlantic, The Village Voice, Slate, The American Prospect, Salon, and Washington Post. She also edited the anthology of her mother Ellen Willis’s rock criticism and co-wrote the book Girldrive: Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism after graduating from Wesleyan.
Event sponsored by the Sociology Department, the Adelphic Educational
Fund, After Hours Literary Magazine, and SALD.
Date: Friday, November 2 Time: 4:30pm Place: 200 Church Facebook:Right hurrrr
2011. USA. Dir: Steven Soderbergh. With Matt Damon, Kate Winslet. 106 min.
We leave Halloween’s exaggerated grotesquerie behind for horror of an all-too-plausible sort, carried out with a tensely clinical accuracy. After pig-bat disease (rather charitably) kills Gwyneth Paltrow, a devastating global pandemic begins and the all-star cast must fight to save humanity or die trying. (Please wash your hands before coming to the cinema.)
On the twenty-third day of the month of September in an early year of a decade not too long before our own, the human race suddenly encountered a deadly threat to its very existence. And this terrifying enemy surfaced, as such enemies often do, in the seemingly most innocent and unlikely of places….
So come and explore your love for botany with Little Shop of Horrors! Tickets are available for free at the box office – get them before they run out!
Presented by Second Stage.
Jiovani del Toro Robles
If Music House is your house, this is what’s happening in your house tonight, starting at 10 PM. If Wesleyan is your university, this is happening on your campus tonight. Charlie Ellis ’13 wants to introduce you to Author & Punisher:
“Author & Punisher is an industrial doom and drone metal, one man band utilizing primarily custom fabricated machines/controllers and speakers. He has performed and shown these machines in festivals and exhibitions in the United States and abroad extensively, releasing his third album, yet first sculpture/art based album entitled “Drone Machines” in 2010 on Heart and Crossbone Records of Tel-Aviv. The Drone Machines are custom made machines fabricated from raw materials and utilizing open source circuitry. The devices draw heavily on aspects of industrial automation, robotics and mechanical tools and devices, focusing on the eroticism of interaction with machine. The machines require significant force from the performer, aligning he or she with the plodding drone and doom influenced sounds that are created.”
The show will take place in Music House providing an intimate space for epicness.
It’s been too long since I’ve been at a fucking ridiculous MuHo show, so I’m looking forward to it. Pretty sure Bakshi (“4-person powerviolence, singing about pegging, bodily functions, queer shit. More hateful than ever before.) was playing whenever that was, so it’s appropriate and awesome. (Just to keep track: if you watched the video above and saw the opening act described as “powerviolence”, you should be fucking terrified at this point. If you’re not, go past the jump.
Come join the Muslim Students Association (WesMSA) and The Committee for Investor Responsibility for a presentation on Islam-based strategies Muslim and Non-Muslim investors have utilized in the past decade to generate sizable returns without the compromise of conscience. The presentation will be given by Mansoor Alam ’15, who currently serves as an Organizational Consultant to UNESCO.
The event is additionally being cosponsored by The Interfaith Justice League and The Catholic Students Association.
CHAI AND HOT CHOCOLATE WILL BE SERVED 4 FREE.
Date: Thursday November 1st Time: 4pm Place: PAC 001 Facebook: here
From the cool peeps down at the Wesleyan University Costume Shop:
Here at the costume shop we have tons of hangers we don’t need! But maybe you need them? Because you are at college and have clothes? Or you like crafts? Or something? From here on out, there will be a box of hangers outside of the costume shop (in the basement of the theater department building), free for the taking Monday through Friday, 1-5pm.
If you don’t take these hangers, we’ll forced to put them down…
Date: Whenever Time: 1-5pm Place: Wesleyan University Costume Shop Cost: Free as a bird (okay, maybe some birds aren’t free…)