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

Join the Female Hysterics

Lauren Langer ’16 writes in:

I don’t care that you don’t think you’re funny. I don’t care that you don’t “do comedy”. You ARE, and you DO, now.

The Female Hysterics is an all-female comedy collective. There are no auditions. There are no limits. We will meet twice a week to joke around without shame or embarrassment. We will do stand up, we will write sketches, we will laugh, and we will most importantly, create a safe space for any female-identifying student to try comedy or fail spectacularly.

WesBAM! Promo Week

wesbam promo week scheduleCaitlin O’Keeffe ’17 writes in:

WesBAM!’s Free Promotional Week is back! Come check out our new classes and escape the back-to-school grind!

Dates: Sunday, September 13 through Friday, September 18

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Sex the Sex with WeSex

condomsFrom the folks at WesWell:

Come talk sex with the Peer Health Advocates! We’ll be sharing a ton of information on how to create safer and healthier sexual relationships, and you’ll even get some safer sex supplies to take home (if you want)! Get pumped! Bring a friend!

Date: Sunday, September 13
Time: 7-9 PM
Place: Usdan 108

Mazel Tones Auditions

mazel tonesFrom Matthew Stein ’16:

Like to sing Hebrew, Yiddish, or culturally Jew-ish music? Come audition for the MAZEL TONES, Wesleyan’s recently-revived Jewish a cappella group!

Auditions will take place in Bayit common room on Sunday, September 13 at 1-2pm and 3-4pm. Prepare a little something to sing for us, and just show up when you can.

Students of any or no religious affiliation are welcome to audition. We’re especially looking for tenors and basses!

If you have any questions or are interested but can’t make these times, please Facebook message or email Matthew at mstein(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or Sonya at slevine(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.

We hope to see you there!

Date: Sunday, September 13
Time: 1-2 PM, 3-4 PM
Place: the Bayit (157 Church St.)

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Birthright Information Session

birthrightA message from Stephanie Blumenstock ’16:

Hello friends!

Super excited to share that this winter break we are leading a Birthright Wesleyan trip to Israel! We will be having an open information session at the Bayit at 2 p.m., on Sunday the 13th. If you are interested but unable to make the info session, please let us know and we can give you more information about the application process, eligibility, and the trip.

Email Stephanie at sblumenstock@wes or Matthew at mstein@wes with any questions. Can’t wait to hear from you!

Date: Sunday, September 13
Time: 2-3 PM
Place: the Bayit (157 Church St.)
Cost: free like the trip itself!

WSA Town Hall: Greek Life and Student-Run Spaces at Wes

PSA from Martin Malabanan ’16:

Come join the WSA and members of the Greek community in discussing
Greek Life at Wes, the challenges and repercussions of having
student-run spaces at Wes shut down, and some solutions and steps
moving forward. The event will take place in a town hall format in the
Usdan Cafe area, and we invite all members of the Wesleyan community
to join in this discussion.

Agenda:
7-9pm Discussion of Greek Life and Student Run Spaces
I. Introduction
-Quick overview of WSA changes, introduction of leadership, meeting
format, ground rules, community standards, goals and intentions for
discussion
II. Lack of administration transparency and communication to students
in major decisions
III. Success and challenges of coeducation process
IV. Weekend social life and the future of student run spaces
V. Open discussion, additional questions, etc.
VI. Steps forward
VII. Closing

9pm Other announcements, WSA issues, etc.

Date: Sunday, September 13th
Time: 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Place: Usdan Cafe

Julie Ribchinsky—“Bach and the Modern World”

julie ribchinskyFrom the CFA:

Wesleyan Private Lessons Teacher Julie Ribchinsky explores sadness, joy, and the traditions of Yiddish music and Argentinian tango, connecting the suites of Johann Sebastian Bach and the 1991 work “Omaramor” by Osvaldo Golijov in her performance of works for solo cello.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 13
Time: 3-4:30 PM
Place: Russell House, 350 High St.
CFA link: here.