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ENG 420: Practicum in Digital Journalism

methodSophia Jennings ’16 writes in:

Come hear about student forum ENG420: DIGITAL JOURNALISM, a semester-long course where we will focus on producing online content and developing our portfolio. This writing-intensive seminar will introduce students to a variety of forms, from the interview, to the profile, to data-based storytelling. We will be skyping with numerous alumni in the industry, and your work will have the opportunity to be published online via Method Magazine. Multi-media projects will be highly encouraged.

Sophia Jennings ’16 and Ben Romero ’16 will be leading the student forum.

Date: Monday, January 25
Time: 7-8PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 113

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

 

TRAGIKINGDOM Auditions!

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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
experience!

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)
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Marina Rosenfeld & G. Lucas Crane: MIXER FESTIVAL

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From Daniel Fishkin GRAD:

experimental music group presents….

WEDNESDAY 4/30: TECHNÉ SERIES 1: THE MIXER: MARINA ROSENFELD AND G LUCAS CRANE

The Techné Series considers philosophies and practices of music technology. Each occasion of the series will focus on a particular theme within the context of presentations, workshops, and live performances. For Techné Series: The MIXER, Wesleyan invites two composers who utilize the ubiquitous audio mixer for vastly different means. The principal performers are, G. Lucas Crane and Marina Rosenfeld. Crane and Rosenfeld are two artists who use found sound to create sheets of delicate sonic webs. Each uses DJ mixers to mix tapes and records in a unique fashion borrowing equally from hip hop technique and the american avant-garde. The artists are spiritual cousins, using similar styles and equipment, but have never before collaborated.

Film Series: Lolita

1962. US/UK. Dir. Stanley Kubrick. With James Mason, Sue Lyon. 152 min.

How did they ever make a movie of Lolita? Kubrick turns his inimitable eye on the tale of Humbert Humbert, a man driven to the ends of the earth by his doomed obsession with the titular nymphet. Its daring cinematic precision livened by caustic wit and dabs of outstanding tenderness, the film remains as titillating as it is poignant.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5

Write-in: WESCAM SLAM

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It has come prematurely, folks. A wild Wescam has been spotted: a glorious Wesculture behemoth [or should we say Tentacruel? And on that note, who are you “Tentacruel 2014, female?!] feeding on crushes and shitting out awkwardness and the occasional night of sweaty nonsense.

At the time of this post, 2237 students are registered [that is one grandfucking majority of our student body], 18k+ crushes have been added, and 5722 matches have been made. I know you all have stories.

HERE’S THE LINK. WHERE? WRITE HERE. PUNS.

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Get Your Copy of Headspace in Usdan Tomorrow

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Hot off the press from Faisal Kirdar ’14:
In case you haven’t noticed, Headspace is out and about!
For those unfamiliar, Headspace is an NS&B sponsored student publication created by the MINDS foundation. It examines all topics related to the mind and brain, featuring art, science writing, creative fiction and nonfiction, and more!
Come by Usdan from 12-2 tomorrow for what is likely your last chance to pick one up!
What: Headspace handouts
Where: The tables in Usdan
When: 12-2pm
Cost: None!

The Hangman’s Lime Wants Photos

hangmanslime2006 The Hangman’s Lime, Wesleyan’s oldest poetry publication, wants your black-and-white masterpieces.

We need cover art. You’ll be a superstar, an artiste. Submit your black-and-white photography to hangmanslime[at]gmail[dot]com – no theme, just your art. Send us pretty pictures if you don’t suck (or, if you think you do, you may be better than you think and should send them anyway). The deadline is next Thursday, May 8th. Send them over!