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

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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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Wiz Khalifa Concert Raffle

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From Trevon Gordon ’17:

We are fundraising for Community Solar Power in Ghana. $5 Raffle Tickets are being sold at Usdan. The winner will receive tickets to the Wiz Khalifa Concert on 11/16 at Webster Hall in NYC.

Date: From November 2nd to November 9th
Time: From 11AM today until 2PM next Sunday
Place: Usdan table
Cost: $5

Exquisite Corpse Opening

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From Sophia Jennings ’16:

This weekend Method’s joint gallery show with Columbia comes to Zilkha. Stop by to check out a month’s worth of visual, audio, literary, and video work by Sophie Becker , Lauren Burke , Margaret Curtis, Brandan Eng, Angela Goldberg, Gabe Gordon, Rachel Kaly, Jimmy O’Keeffe, Sam Oriach, Marianna Illagan, Alayne Lynch, Angus Macdonald, Rick Manayan, Nick Martino, Elijah Stevens, Virgil Taylor,Cat Walsh, Saarim Zaman, Amy Zhang, Ben Zucker, Jianna Xiong plus Method photographers Ben Hicks and Ruby Lang.

Opening is Friday 5-7 pm. Show runs until November 2nd.

Date: Halloween (Today)
Time: 5:00 PM
Place: Zilkha South Gallery

 

Volunteer with the Center for Prison Education

From Molly Rappaport ’15 and Shannon Nelson ’14:

Interested in volunteering with Wesleyan’s college in prison program as a Tutor or Research Intern? The Center for Prison Education is currently accepting applications for Tutor and Research Intern positions during the spring semester!

Come to the Wesleyan Center for Prison Education Student Group’s general interest meeting this Tuesday at 9:00 pm in the OCS lounge to learn about the program and discuss future prison activism/awareness projects.

Submit to the Ankh!

10700387_905741066121464_2204127278724933623_oVia Savannah Turner ’16:

This semester, we want you to submit to The Ankh, Wesleyan’s Student of Color Publication. We want your voices represented! Our print publication will be released in late November and it will be full of poetry, articles, interviews,artwork, etc all created and compiled by students of color. The flyer below is posted around campus and has some details on it. We will be accepting submissions until November 2.You can submit whatever you want on any topic. We even have the capacity to publish videos or music through our blog, twitter, and facebook page.

If you would like to submit just email theankh[at]wesleyan.edu and let us know what you’re thinking of putting together. We are happy to work with you during the process if you’d like. Please email all submissions with a few images that you feel go along with your piece in some way.

Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with interesting articles and news about people of color on and off campus!
Look out for our blog, which will be released soon!
Follow us on Twitter!

Date: November 2nd
Place: theankh[at]wesleyan.edu

Dodgeleyan

If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball! Andrew J. Martin ’15 thinks so, anyway: dodge

Wesleyan’s premier Dodgeball League is here to make all your middle school revenge fantasies come true! We offer a competitive intramural league on Sundays starting in November (with an online ranking system!!) and a more casual one time tournament. Sign up with a team or sign up individually and we can set up a team for you. 8 players per team, 7 balls per game. If you would like to be placed on the listserv or for any more questions and information please contact Andrew J. Martin ’15 at ajmartin[at]wesleyan[dot]edu or Austin Barvin ’15 at abarvin[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Unfortunately, they will in fact be using balls, and not wrenches.

Start Date: Sunday, November 2nd
Time: 5pm
Place: Tennis Courts