Category Archives: Events

Don’t Go Solo – Decorate Your Mug Tonight

From ENVS/GOVT/EAST 291: Environmental Advocacy Strategies That Work:

Did you know that the Wesleyan dining facilities use more than 1000 paper cups per day? Professor Haddad’s ENVS291 Environmental Advocacy class wants to change that.  Tonight, bring a reusable coffee mug to Espwesso.  We’ll be around from 9PM to 1AM with stickers, markers, and other materials to decorate your reusable mugs with.

Date: TONIGHT, Wednesday, December 05
Time: 9PM – 1AM
Place: Espwesso
Cost: Free!/Saving the Planet

Wesleyan World Wednesdays: Clean Water Talk

From Grad Student Dana Pellegrino:

Come listen to Wesleyan students and alums talk about why clean water saves lives and how they’ve helped to create innovative solutions for contaminated water. Refreshments will be served.

Alum Max Perel-Slater writes in that:

Additionally, we will provide information about the new Maji Safi Group Cardinal Internship for students interested in working with the organization in  Shirati, Tanzania during the summer of 2013.

Date: Today, December 5
Time: 4:30pm
Place: Allbritton 311
Cost: Free Food!

Bake sale Benefitting WesAmnesty

Craving some homemade treats? Lina Breslav ’13 and Sami Ressler ’13 write in to help you out:

Hungry for change?!
WesAmnesty is hosting a bake sale at Usdan from 5-7 on Wednesday
December 5th. Bring a couple bucks and take your mind off of finals
with some homemade dessert.

Date : Wednesday, December 5th
Time : 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Place : Usdan
Cost: 50 cents – $2

Last Sustainability Office Hours of the Semester

Talk to Sustainability Coordinator Jen Kleindienst before eco-Armageddon happens:

If you haven’t stopped by yet, now is your last chance in 2012 to talk with Wesleyan’s sustainability coordinator! She’s happy to answer questions and hear what your thoughts are!

Date: Today, December 5th
Time: 12pm-1pm
Place: Usdan 1st floor
Cost: Bring a lunch!

Farmers Market Holiday Market!

From Maddie Ames ’13:

We’ll be holding a special holiday market in Zelnick Pavilion on
Wednesday, December 5th from 11 AM – 2PM.
Our normal vendors will be there selling produce, bread, spices and
more!
SHOFCO and Impact will also be selling their wares.

Buy some gifts for your family and friends before it’s too late!

Date: Wed, December 5, 2012
Time: 11am – 2pm
Place: Zelnick Pavillion
Cost: Bring cash to buy your gifts

Wesleyan Thinks Big (and Stuff): A Liveblog

For you cool kids on campus who haven’t heard, Wesleyan Thinks Big, a Ted talk meets a magical bundle of hope and wonder, is happening tonight. If you can’t be at the actual event, fear not. There is a screening in PAC 001 at the same time (8pm) and you can even get the event livestream from the comfort of your own dorm room or first floor Usdan couch.

We, the trusty crazed internet fanatics bloggers of Wesleying, will also be liveblogging away in the chapel.

Read after the jump to hear our commentary on these professors’ commentary. 

Affordability of Higher Education with Professor Skillman

From Amy Davis ’13:

Concerned about need-blind? Student debt? Want to know what you’re really getting out of your education? Or just want to address the NYT article on need-blind admissions? Join the Roosevelt Institute on Wednesday at 7pm in Usdan 110 for an informal discussion on the future of affordable higher education and the true costs and benefits of getting a degree.

Date: Tomorrow, December 5
Time: 7pm
Place: Usdan 110
Cost: Freesiezzz

WSA Elections Now Open

From the WSA:

Dear Students,
The Winter Elections and Winter Survey are now open at http://wsa.wesleyan.edu/voting/. There are eight at-large seats to be filled. Voting will be open from now until 11:59pm December 7th. We strongly encourage you to vote, and have your voice represented.

Your feedback is very important for all of us students here at Wesleyan to make our university what we all want it to be. As always, your thoughts, complaints, comments, concerns, etc. are welcome at wsa[at]wesleyan[dot]edu, or talk with any of your representatives.

Good luck with the rest of your semester,
Grant Tanenbaum ’15, Chloe Murtaugh ’15, Mari Jarris ’14
WSA Elections Committee

Audition for the Vagina Monologues

Hana “Boot No More” Elion ’15 writes in with a pudendal, but not shameful, proposition:

Come audition for Wes’ 2013 Production of The Vagina Monologues! Take a break from studying for finals to come give your vag some love! No preparation necessary; come ready to read and moan :)

Monday December 3rd 7:45-9:45PM
Friday December 7th 3-6PM
*You only need to come to one of these auditions, and just stop by whenever you have time!

The play will go up in February. The directors are Hana Elion ’15, Tess Jonas ’15, and Dominique Moore ’15. Email helion@wes with any questions! See you there!

Dates: December 3rd or December 7
Times: 4:45 – 9:45 pm or 3 pm – 6 pm (respectively)
Place: Fayerweather