Category Archives: Events

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

"Portrait of clever student with open book reading it in college library"

“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!

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
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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8-to-8 FINAL Information Session

Last chance to join 8-to-8!

It’s your last chance to join the 8-to-8 Listening Service, Wesleyan’s non-directive, confidential, anonymous, peer-run, and all-around amazing listening service! Come to our information session THIS THURSDAY (9/18) in Room 115 in 41 Wyllys at 5pm. The session should be around 20 minutes so please come if you’re interested in joining us! We’ll discuss our listening philosophy and mission statement as well as the interviewing/training process for interested applicants. If you can’t make the info session but are still interested in applying for the service, email us at eight2eight[at]gmail[dot]com.

Time: TODAY! 5-5:30pm
Place: 41 Wyllys Rm 115

The Ankh Interest Meeting

1375989_696207380408168_1079231003_nFrom Savannah Turner ’16:

The Ankh is Wesleyan’s student of color publication. It is an attempt to challenge the institutional and societal norms that directly affect people of color on campus and America at large. The power of the Ankh comes from its contributors. It is here to celebrate a range of experiences, cultures, and perspectives.

Want to join the movement? Come to our general interest meeting! You can always contribute- even if you’ve never done anything like this before. There are many ways to contribute. We are always looking for more people with energy to give.

Date: TODAY
Time: 5 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, Room 114

Wes-Gilead Alliance Info Session

gileadFrom Siri Carr ’15:

Interested in being a buddy to someone with a mental illness? Come find out about the Wesleyan-Gilead Alliance, a student run organization that pairs Wesleyan students with Middletown residents who have a mental illness and are receiving Gilead community services. We will have an info session this Thursday night in PAC 001 but if you can’t make the meeting and are still interested, email Siri Carr at scarr[at]wesleyan[dot]edu to get involved!

Date: TODAY
Time: 7 PM
Place: PAC 001

Red&Black Ops:WesWIG’s First Meeting

ae27339816bf786f72ca0dd7f6aea17cFrom Camille Casareno ’15:

Do you identify as female? Do you play video games? Want to meet other female-identifying gamers?

OR

If you don’t identify as female: Think Assassin’s Creed should have had that lady assassin? Tired of the bust, scantily-clad lady warrior stereotype?

Think video games in general lack gender diversity?

Come to Red&Black Ops: Wesleyan Women in Gaming’s first meeting this Thursday at 4:45PM in Usdan 108! This will be a general meeting to gauge further interest, to discuss goals and needs, and even reevaluate the name of this female-friendly gaming group that we’re trying to create. Come meet other similarly-minded video game connoisseurs and maybe even meet a new friend for your Halo 4
Legendary campaign run.

Date: TODAY
Time: 4:45 PM
Place: Usdan 108

People’s Climate March Poster Party

10576984_1467220210195624_5355885662211429767_nFrom Luisa Donovan ’18 and Julia Lejeune ’18:

Join WesDivest for a poster making session to get ready for the upcoming People’s Climate March! Anyone is welcome, even if you can’t make it to the actual march. Come one, come all with materials and great ideas!

Date: TODAY
Time: 9 pm
Place: UOC

Sexual Assault: Where do we stand? How do we move forward?

From Gabby Arias ’17:

Do you enjoy discussing social justice issues while eating free pizza?

Come to WesDEF’s first facilitation of the semester this Thursday at 6:30 in PAC 125, where we will be discussing sexual assault on college campuses. We’re going to break down our understandings of sexual assault to establish common language, read and discuss articles surrounding sexual assault, and talk about resources for survivors, supporters, and activists. Sexual assault is a community issue, and whether you’re already steeped in this area of social justice or new to the vocabulary, we would love for you to join us!

Date: TODAY
Time: 6:30 PM
Place: PAC 125