Category Archives: Events

Fruit And Veggie Co-op Sign Ups

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Adele Bubnys ’14 writes in to help you get some fresh noms: 

Sign ups for this semester’s fruit and veggie co-op are starting this week!

For 180 points for the semester [or 20 points/week], you will receive a selection of organic fruits and vegetables on a weekly basis. You can also split the share with a friend [90 points/semester] or two [60 points/semester].

Sign up on our webpage from now until Tuesday, February 12th.

Deadline: February 12, 11:59 p.m.
Cost:
180 points

BuHo Meditation

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Addison Hoffman ’15 wants you to free your mind.

The quiet before the storm. Join BuHo for meditation tonight, with the promise of tea!

Date: Today
Time: 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Place: Buddhist House – 356 Washington St.
Cost: The walk to Buddhist House

Life After Wes: An Alumni Career Panel

Do you believe in life after Wes? The Career Center’s Rachel Berman does:

Virtual panel featuring six recent Wesleyan graduates discussing their careers, how they found their jobs, and recommendations they have for current students.

Meet Our Panelists:

Kara Hayward ’10 Major: Economics
Consultant, Deloitte Consulting

Lily Mandlin ’10 Major: Government
Social Investment Council Manager, Echoing Green

Julia Pearlman ’10 Major: American Studies
U.S. History Teacher, Teach for America

HIV/AIDS Awareness Dinner 2013

From McKenzii Webster ’13 and Susanna Banks ’13:

Please join Ujamaa, ASHA and the Wesleyan Peer Health Advocates on National Black AIDS Awareness Day to discuss and bring awareness to a disease that is prevalent within the Black community. We will be hearing from a phenomenal speaker, LaToya Tyson from AIDS Connecticut. The Cardinal Sinners will also be performing!

*Dinner will be served.

Co-Sponsors: ASHA, Wesleyan Peer Health Advocates, Planned Parenthood

Date: Thursday, February 7
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Eclectic
Cost: 
Free

Film Series: The Fifth Heaven

2011. Israel. Dir: Dina Zvi-Riklis. With Yehezkel Lazarov. 103 min.

British-controlled Palestine, 1944: 13-year-old Maya is abandoned by her parents at a Jewish orphanage. Her arrival ignites forbidden feelings of love around the institution: the director recalls his past longing for the girl’s mother, while Maya grows infatuated with a resistance fighter. Speaker: Sami Berdugo, Visiting Professor.
Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.

EcoMusic Competition

From Sewon Kang ’14:

Calling all environmentally conscious & musically gifted friends!

Submit to an EcoMusic competition hosted by COE, Music, and CFA that centers around environmental issues/themes seen in the exhibition FOOD-WATER-LIFE, currently in the Zilkha Gallery. We are looking for proposals for creative and passionate music that addresses these issues so please consider submitting! You could win $200!!! YAY! Proposals due 3/1/13.

See below for guidelines.

Planning Meeting for Gun Control March in Hartford

From Em Kianka ’13:

Missed the first planning meeting but wish you could have came? Please come to the second planning meeting for the March for Change that will take place in Hartford on Thursday, February 14th from 11-12:30. The March for Change is a grassroots effort organized by a coalition of activists supporting the enactment of safer gun legislation in CT and will support the efforts of CT Against Gun Violence. March for Change supports several potential legislative changes, including strengthening our assault weapons ban and banning large capacity ammunition magazines of more than 7 rounds, with no grandfathering.

Please come stand in solidarity and attend this planning meeting! As a community, we must take a stand and tell our legislators that enacting gun control legislation is necessary to ending gun violence in the state of Connecticut. At this meeting, we will be having an informed and grounded discussion of gun control in the U.S., making posters and fliers for the march, and discussing how to get as many people involved as possible.

Apply to Teach at Breakthrough

A message from Elita Irving ’13 about an amazing summer opportunity in teaching:

Are you interested in teaching this summer? Do you want to have the most challenging and rewarding summer of your life? Consider applying to teach at Breakthrough! The application deadline is February 25 and admissions are rolling. Go here to apply.

In addition, we will be hosting two information sessions about Breakthrough on:
- Thursday February 7th at 4:15pm in Usdan 110
- Wednesday February 13th at 5:15pm in Usdan 110

If you cannot attend the information sessions or if you have any questions, email Elita (eirving[at]wes) or Andy Ribner ’14 (aribner[at]wes).

TedxWes

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Hazal Muhtar ’14 and Edgar Pliaskis ’14 bring you an event that sounds like Wes Thinks Big on roids:

As a valuable member of Wesleyan community, you are cordially invited to the 1st annual TedxWes conference at Wesleyan University  between 7-9 February, 2013. The main purpose of this conference is to provide an intellectual learning experience in an innovative atmosphere for a period of three days which will involve numerous  talks given by the Wesleyan faculty.

Date: Thursday, February 7th through Saturday, February 9th
Time: See schedule above
Place: PAC001/002
Cost: FREEFREEFREE

Survey: Classical Musicians and Improvisation

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Nathan Shane ’13 wants to pick your brain about music:

If you have learned classical music at some point in your life, or you are learning it now, then please take this survey! By conducting this survey, I hope to gather information for my undergraduate thesis, the topic of which is improvisation in classical music education. I will ask you questions about your music education, music in your life today, and your thoughts on improvisation. If you have 30 minutes, I would appreciate your participation a lot!

Here’s the link to the survey.

Contact: nwshane(at)wes
Deadline: February 28