Right Freakin’ Now: Doernberg ’13 Films #OWS Anniversary

Happy first birthday, Occupy Wall Street! The movement to repair social and economic equality in America began one year ago today, when the initial occupation began in Manhattan’s Zucotti Park. A small coalition of Wes students was there that first week, with extensive Wesleying coverage appearing here and here. In the year since, Wesleyan has seen […]

Alums Circulate Petition in Solidarity With Trans* Activists

In mere hours three students will go before the SJB in a highly controversial hearing on their alleged participation in a political campaign. Alums have sprung into action, drafting a letter in solidarity with the defendants and quickly securing an impressive range of signatories. At the time of this post, more than 211 alumnae from […]

Unpaid Interns Win Lawsuit Against Fox

“[Fox Searchlight Pictures] received the benefits of their unpaid work, which otherwise would have required paid employees.” – Judge William H. Pauley III on the suit brought against Fox by Eric Glatt ’91 (below) and Alex Footman ’09 In September 2011, we posted about two Wesleyan alumni, Alex Footman ’09 and Eric Glatt ’91 who brought […]

Guest Post: “An Open Letter to the Wesleyan Community on Our Current Situation”

The following is a guest post by Ross Levin ’15, titled “An Open Letter to the Wesleyan Community on our Current Situation”: During the fall semester this year, I was not on campus, but whisperings of the efforts to save need-blind admissions still reached me, through Wesleying, through friends, through maverick independent journalist Ben Doernberg […]

Dear Wesleying

Let’s talk about blogging for a bit here. Blogging has this past decade become a really big phenomenon, brought to you by the internet. Though the tumblrverse is now becoming more popular than the blogosphere, the intrepid cavaliers of the blagoblag have undoubtedly made an important and continuing influence on world affairs, bringing myriad new […]

Complete Video: Faculty Duke It Out Over Need-Blind, Financial Aid

Just call it Skillman v. Glenn and get your popcorn ready. Last Thursday after class, I moseyed over to Shanklin 107 (stirring fond memories of freshman year Biodiversity class) for what I took to be a faculty panel discussion on “Transparency, Admissions Policy, and Financial Aid”—more succinctly, need-blind. When the discussion began, Professors Lim, Rouse, […]

Livestreaming Now: Professor-Student Conversation on Transparency, Admissions Policy, and Financial Aid

Wesleying’s daily “Livestreaming a Discussion That You Were Too Lazy To Go To Thanks To Ben Doernberg 13” feature continues today with “Who Are We Helping?,” a professor panel conversation on transparency, admissions policy, and financial aid. The discussion is about to begin right now in Shanklin 107 (you can still make it if you […]

All Student Meeting on Budget Priorities, Part Two [Live]

And we’re back. For the second day in a row, the All Student Meeting on Budget Priorities is streaming, live on USTREAM, courtesy of Ben Doernberg’ 13. As I write this, WSA President Zachary Malter ’13 is giving an introduction; you can watch him above or on USTREAM. As Syed noted yesterday, these are some […]

All Student Meeting on Budget Priorities [Live]

Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Couldn’t make it out to the All Student Meeting on Budget Priorities tonight?  No worries, Ben Doernberg ’13 saves the day once again with his livestream.  Zachary Malter ’13 of the Student Budget Sustainability Task Force introduces, explaining how the university budget works, and what can be done. There’s […]