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

Word Game Night!

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From the Shapiro Center:

Classes are up and running again, and luckily so is Word Game Night at the Shapiro Center! Every Monday at 7:00 pm, take a study break and come over to for free snacks, awesome prizes, air conditioning and the chance to take down all your friends in Scrabble, Taboo, or whatever you choose!

Date: Monday, September 14
Time: 7-9 PM
Place: Shapiro Creative Writing Center, 167 High Street

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Gag Reflex Auditions

Ali Felman ’17 writes in:

Like what you saw at the Combo show? Hated it? Didn’t go because ~bed was bae~?? Word. Come audition for Gag Reflex, Wesleyan’s longest-running improv comedy troupe! We perform long form improv–and have F-U-N doing it!!
Audition times:
**Monday Sept 14 6-8PM Usdan MPR (in the basement)
OR
**Thursday Sept 17 8-10PM PAC 125
Auditions last no longer than 15 min. We can’t wait to see you.

Dates, times, and places: Monday, September 14th, 6:00pm-8:00pm in Usdan MPR
OR Thursday, September 17th, 8:00pm-10:00pm in PAC 125

Wesleyan Law & Policy Review Information Session

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Are you interested in government, public policy or law? If so, you should check out the Wesleyan Law & Policy Review (WLPR)!

Founded in 2014, WLPR is a student-run publication dedicated to publishing legal scholarship and policy proposals by students at Wes. Overall, WLPR exists to provide a forum where students in the liberal arts can conduct independent research on a wide range of issues and, in turn, develop bold yet practical recommendations that advance the public interest.

First Debate Team Meeting

Alexa Wheeler ’17 writes in:

Interested in debate? The Woodrow Wilson Debate Society will have its first meeting on Monday at 4:15. We’ll talk more about what we do and have an exhibition round. No prior debate experience necessary. Hope to see you there!

(If you can’t make it, we also meet on Wednesdays and Thursdays.)

Date: Monday, September 14
Time: 4:15-5:30 PM
Place: 41 Wyllys, room 114

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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Local Co-Op Sign-Ups

co-opFrom the LoCo:

Here’s the link to sign up for local co-ops, including produce, dairy, eggs, bread, and more!

Please fill out the survey by 6 PM on Sunday, September 13th. The deadline to fill out this form has been ~EXTENDED~ to 6 p.m. Monday (September 14).

If you have any questions, email us at wesleyanlocalcoop[at]gmail[dot]com.

Sign-up deadline: Monday, September 14 at 6 PM

Also, swipe day is Thursday, September 17 from 3:30 – 8:30 in the Daniel Family Commons (third floor Usdan), which is mandatory. So make sure you’re free for that.

WesAGE Interest Meeting

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Rachel Earnhardt ’17 writes in:

WesAGE (Wesleyan Alliance for Generational Exchange) aims tofacilitate mutually beneficial relationships between Wesleyan studentsand the elderly members of the Middletown community through a networkof outreach programs. Members have the opportunity to engage in weeklygroup social hours (which often involve playing Scrabble and Bingo orsocializing with wiser souls) at One MacDonough Senior Center on MainStreet or individual visits with their own elderly companion.If you are interested in learning more, please join us for an interest meeting this Monday. Candy provided.

Date: Monday, September 14th
Time: 4:45 PM- 5:20 PM
Place: Albritton 103