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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



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

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)

Apply for Queer Resource Center Internship

Come sail away on the internship with Michael Leung ’15:

Please consider applying for this paid internship position for the calendar year of 2013. The application deadline for this position is November 18, 2012. The application form and more information about the position can be found here.

The QRC Intern is responsible for being a resource for and maintaining communication with the various LGBTQQ organizations and groups on campus, as well as with LGBTQQ allies among alumni, faculty, and administration. The intern also maintain the Queer Resource Center and organize monthly Queer Community Meetings and other campus-wide social and educational programs. The intern typically has an interest in multi-political organizing–recognizing the complex interconnections among issues of sexual orientation, gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, class, ableism, etc., aiming to build bridges between the various multicultural communities on campus. The QRC Intern is a member of the Student Affairs Intern Team.

Deadline: November 18th, 2012
Apply: Here

Aural Wes Presents: Groundislava/Oorutaichi @ WestCo Café

Crazy concert night continues with the other half of the 11PM double header. Hibiki Mizuno ’15 types:

Come see two electronic artists from LA and JAPAN blast their beats tonight!

Groundislava: Under the Wedidit Collective with Shlohmo and is/has been collaborating with Baths, two artists that have delivered splendid shows at Wesleyan within the past two years. In fact, they’ll all be playing at the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival tomorrow night!
Oorutaichi: as Ka Ya Lee ’13 says, “a big deal in the Japanese indie music scene”, Oorutaichi will give you all the space disco electronic folklore you want, whatever that means to you.


Date: Friday, November 9th
Time: 11:00PM-2:00AM
Place: WestCo Café
Price: ZERO
feishibooku: evento
rasto effu emu: evento

Click on past the jump for some delicious music video content (or just look at the postings on the facebook event). It looks like this unfortunately is running right up against Ishmael, so bounce in between/choose wisely. But those of you planning on attending Joey Bada$$’s Psi U set, which I can’t seem to find the fb event for, should be happy to know that this starts after Joey Bada$$ ends, so the walk over is a great time to kill your bottle of mystery liquid.

Ishmael and Army Strong @ Earth House

Hey, remember Ishmael? Well, they’re coming back. Bobby Burvant ’13 writes in with more info.

Do you like music? Does music like you? Ishmael is a band that plays
music. They’re going to be playing it at 11:30 at Earth House. Ishmael
is Andy Werle ’12, Nick Otte and Aaron Silverstein.

Army Strong is one of the toughest bands on the planet. They also are
trying to seduce your mom. They will seduce your mom at 11:00 sharp.
Army Strong is Andrew Pfeiffer ’13, Bobby Burvant ’13, Spencer Burnham
’14, and Adam Johnson ’14.

Date: Friday, November 9
Time: 11 pm
Place: Earth House
Cost: Free 99
Mark Zuckerberg: facebook 

For more on Ishmael, click here.

Ujamaa Presents: Joey Bada$$ featuring Project Sterling and E.Oks

McKenzii Webster ’13 invites you to hear your word-wise peers rub elbows with some old-school hip-hop (featured on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”):

Joey Bada$$, a 17-year old rhyme slayer, is on the come up! He is a member of Pro.Era, a group of talented Brooklyn MCs. He is signed to Cinematic Music Group (home to Big K.R.I.T., Smoke DZA, Fat Trel, and SO MANY MORE) and has recently inked a deal with Green Label Sound. Joey dropped his highly acclaimed mixtape ’1999′ this Summer, and the buzz surrounding it has yet to die.

Joey will be performing at Psi U on Friday!!! Project Sterling (Eric Wilson ’15) and E.Oks (Evan Okun ’13) will be opening!

Date: Friday, November 9
Time: 10 pm-12 am  (Doors open at 9:30 pm and will close at 10:30 pm)
Place: Psi U
Cost: FREE!!

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