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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)

The Jaded Basil Seeks Submissions

The lovely Kristen Raddatz ’13 brings a super spiffy writing opportunity to you all:

The Jaded Basil wants your creative writing!

We are Wesleyan’s new online literary magazine, and we publish fiction of any kind – all literary styles, genres, subjects, and forms are welcome. We publish monthly issues, and we update our blog regularly with random goodness that we find on the interwebs. Our goal as a literary magazine is to provide Wes writers with an opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced editor, improve their writing, and see their work published. Also, of course, to delight and stretch the imagination. You can find us HERE.

ROLLING SUBMISSIONS! Send your brilliant writing to: thejadedbasil(at)gmail(dot)com.

Date: Now
Website: The Most Jaded of Basils

The ActorsFirst Project Auditions

Future actors of the world, start looking ahead to the spring and audition for a play to be written by Coz Deicke ’15:

The ActorsFirst Project
(To be) Written by Coz Deicke
Directed by Coz Deicke
Stage Manager Emma Lautz

Performance will be in Spring 2013.

AUDITIONS will be held in Usdan Rm. 110
SUNDAY, December 2nd, 1-3pm
MONDAY, December 3rd, 4-6pm
Callbacks TBA

1 minute monolgues, or any sort of memorized text (personal story, poem, fairy tale, etc.) are encouraged; however cold reads will be provided, *No experience is necessary*, and you can come by at any time.

For more information, email us at cdeicke(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or elautz(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.

Date: Today, December 2 and Tomorrow, December 3
Time: 1-3pm, 4-6pm
Place: Usdan 110
Facebook Event: Link.

Happening Now: Music House “Alumni” Concert

Slightly tipsy, spiraling toward the Matrix and logging on to Wesleying to see what’s happening tonight? Andrew Zingg ’13 has one more possible answer for you:

The elder brothers of top frat Mu Upsilon Eta Omicron (that’s MUHO, ya dummies!) invite you to a remember a simpler time — of *fun* on the top floor and Sing Along With Mitch records attached a bit more firmly to the walls. Old Music House-mates playmate new musics for you for to listen! Come one and all and do it for the mems!


All bands feature at least one former member of the House, except for the Sweaterpuppies. But it’s their first show and they’re cute!

It’s FREE (as if we had to say it…)

Date: Tonight, December 1st
Time: 10pm (yes, we’re late on the draw…)
Place: Music House
Facebook Event: Link.

Teach at the Green Street Arts Center

From Paulina Jones-Torregrosa ’15 and Codi Leitner ’13:

Do you like working with kids? Do you have a passion for teaching others? Are you fun, energetic, and consider yourself a leader? The Green Street Arts Center is looking for teachers for the Spring 2013 semester! We are particularly looking for someone who is interested in teaching dance or yoga, but all course proposals are welcome. This is a paid opportunity for work-study students. You would be responsible for working with 1st through 3rd graders from 4-5 pm. All it takes is an hour and a half a week! Please send your course proposals ASAP to Sandy Guze.

Where: Green Street Arts Center
When: Next semester, once a week
Contact: sguze(at)wesleyan(dot)edu
Deadline: ASAP

Apply to Put on a Show with Second Stage

A message from the Backstage Badger (and Jenna Robbins ’13):

Want to give your regards to Broadway? Second Stage is now accepting applications for our Spring 2013 season! Applications are due December 2nd at 11:59 pm – please email Grace Herman Holland at gholland(at)wesleyan(dot)edu – for a copy.

Questions? Contact any staff member; our contact information can be found on our website,

Contact: gholland(at)wesleyan(dot)edu
Deadline: December 2, 11:59