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
Zia 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)
From Leah Bakely ’16:
U.S.L.A.C, Wesleyan’s United Student Labor Action Coalition works primarily with Wesleyan’s sub-contracted workers (the lovely people that clean your dorms and houses, Bon Appetit employees etc.), wants you! Recently problems have arisen between Sun Services, the company that employs our janitors, and the janitors, regarding lack of compensation for overtime hours, lack of proper notification of personnel changes, and extended hours that increase worker workloads. If these problems seem concerning to you or if you’d just like hang out with some really cool people in the U.O.C, come to our meetings! If you want to find out more about the current allegations of several Sun Services employees, read this Argus article.
Date: Monday, November 19
Time: 9:00 pm – 1:00 am
Place: University Organizing Center
Shayoni Nair ’13 writes in with the best damn news I’ve heard this week:
This is a stressful, stressful time. But you know what will make you
feel better? INDIAN FOOD! Available to you at a time when you truly
crave it and at much closer proximity than Tandoor!
Come to Woodhead Lounge Sunday night to TREAT YOSELF!
Rice & Masoor Dal $3
Bhel (Tangy Indian Snack) $2
Mango Lassi $1
Full Plate Option $5
– Rice, dal, bhel, and drink of your choice!
All Proceeds will go to IIMPACT INDIA, an organization devoted to
providing educational opportunity to girls from socially and
economically disadvantaged communities of India.
Date: Sunday, November 18th
Time: 10:00 pm – 12:00 am
Place: Woodhead Lounge
The Office of Community Service writes in:
Want to bring happiness to others as part of giving thanks? The Office of Community Service will provide transportation for students who are interested in helping to assemble Thanksgiving baskets for those who might not have food to enjoy on the big day next week.
There are 6 shifts: 8:45AM to 11:30AM, 10AM to 12PM, 11AM to 1:30PM, 12PM to 2PM, 1PM to 3:15PM, 2PM to 4PM.
If you, your friends, your fellow Greek sisters/brothers, your student group, or anyone else you might know are interested, send an email to dpellegrino(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.
Date: Monday, November 19
Time: 8:45 AM- 4:00P M
Place: Office of Community Service
From the super charming Charming Yu ’13:
Come and find out more about summer session before you go and over schedule yourself in spring! Courses are now listed online and there will be sessions in both June and July. If you can’t make the info session but want more info, email summer(at)wesleyan(dot)edu and make an appointment to speak with a staff member.
Date: Monday, November 19
Place: Summer Session Office (74 Wyllys Ave)
The University Organizing Center Committee writes in:
Do you like cookies? Do you want coffee around 9pm? Do you like to hang out with your friends?
Come to the UOC late night tonight! The University Organizing Center, aka the UOC, is located between Beta and Eclectic at 190 High Street. If you have never been here before now is as good a time as ever to come check it out! There are couches, a kitchen, a library, meeting rooms, tables, bookshelves, inspirational posters, music, and tonight….free COOKIES and YOUR FRIENDS! Bring your friends along, and come hang out while supplies last.
Hope to see you there!
Date: Tuesday, November 13
Time: 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Place: The UOC, 190 High Street
Don’t you love taking surveys? I sure do! If you’re like me, then Oriana Ott ’14 has something that’s right up your alley:
Give us a hand… Participate in a Brief Study on Personal Values and
This study is completely anonymous and only takes about 5 minutes to
I appreciate your help with my research!
Deadline: November 29th, 2012
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
Place: The Usdan Center