Category Archives: Events

Haven’t figured out what “GOTV” stands for yet? It’s “Generally Overcooked Tiny Vegetables”

“Is one free coffee all that stands between you and voting?” Alyssa Bonneau ’14 asks, clearly expecting you to answer “Hell yeah, yo!”:

Thinking about voting, but still on the fence about it? Sure you’re going to vote but want to feel like more of a champ when you do? This Tuesday come to Red and Black with an “I Voted” sticker and get a FREE small cup of coffee! (sorry to everyone who voted absentee)
 Sounds like a great opportunity, if you’re into drinking brown bean juice like a weirdo. Here’s some more supplementary information from Bonneau:
USA USA USA
Couldn’t have said it better myself. Actually, I could have: “USA! USA! USA! Don’t forget to check out the deets on the Middletown ballot here.

Word: Today, November 6
Two Words: All day
More Words: Red and Black Café, 45 Broad Street

McKinsey & Co. Virtual Info Session

From Jennifer Healey, Career Center Staff:

Join us for a virtual information session about the consulting industry with Josh Atwood ’08. Josh currently works at McKinsey & Company and will be discussing the consulting field, the career of a consultant, as well as team and project management.Josh is Wesleyan class of 2008, and was an Economics and French Studies double major. On campus, he was a manger with Red & Black and captain / coach of the Wesleyan Men’s Club Volleyball team. He joined McKinsey two weeks after graduation in the summer of 2008. Josh initially did research work with MGI and McKinsey’s Knowledge Network, then transitioned to a Business Analyst role in 2010. In his time as a consultant, he has worked in the consumer goods, financial services, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, aerospace, private equity, not-for-profit, and government / public sectors in the US, UK, Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Turkey, and China. He is currently a senior associate with McKinsey’s Geneva and Boston offices and on secondment to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland leading a project on health system sustainability. 

Kirtan: Chanting, Singing, Vocal Playground

Miriam Kudler-Flam ’15 thinks it’s time for you to get your (in-key/off-key, on-tempo/off-tempo) vocalizations on (again!):

Sing out your joy/sadness/confusion/happiness/etc as the election
results trickle in…

First and third Tuesday of the month.

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time:
9:15-10:30pm,
Location: BuHo  (356 Washington)

Surgery Screening

From Alex Pogosky ’13:

Maybe you’re premed or maybe you just like seeing blood and guts. Either way, come join the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) for a surgery screening and see what it’s like to be in the OR.

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 9-10 pm
Place: Exley 121
Cost: Free

From Science to Writing

Margot Sidman ’13 wants you to put your science and math skills into words. 

Evelyn Lamb is a freelance science writer with a Ph.D. in math. Or maybe she’s a mathematician who does freelance writing on the side. She talks about her start in writing and how to incorporate writing into your career as a scientist or mathematician.

Evelyn received her Ph.D. in Math from Rice University in 2012. In 2012 she was awarded the American Math Society’s Mass Media Fellowship. She spent her fellowship at Scientific American, where she continues to write, blog and podcast.

Date: Tuesday November 6th
Time: 4:15 – 5:15
Place: 311 Albritton

Free Society Meeting: A Discussion on Free Market Roads

Skip the election returns and talk about roads with Charlie Smith ’13:

Are you happy with the state of American infrastructure? What incentive does a government have to provide high quality roads? And is it really possible for the free market to provide and maintain public infrastructure?

Join us for a discussion on the historical and theoretical basis for free-market roads. All opinions welcome; free-thinkers are encouraged.

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 8 pm
Place: 41 Wyllys Room 113 (Klingher Classroom)
Cost: Free to be, you and Murray Rothbard

Election Night Results Screening

Amy Davis ’13 invites you to do this before you do this (or this):

The American Studies Majors’ Committee and the Government Majors’ Committee are pleased to invite one and all to count down to our next president Tuesday Nov. 6 at 9pm in the Woodhead Lounge! There will be snacks (feel free to bring your own too!), games, and lots of anxious fingernail biting. Bring your friends, stop in or stay a while, and celebrate (or mourn) the night away with us!

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 9 pm
Place: Woodhead Lounge
Cost: Free

Department of Math and Computer Science Open House

From Caryn Canalia and the mighty Department of Math and Computer Science:

Interested in becoming a Math or Computer Science Major? Then join us for our Open House on Tuesday, November 6th at noon in the Math Lounge (Exley 601). Giant Grinders from Lino’s will be served for lunch!

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 12pm
Place: Math Lounge (Exley 601)
Cost: Nada

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