Andy Ribner ’14 Presents: Technology in Education

Andy Ribner ’14 has had his own tag for a while now. So has “free food.” This event fulfills both categories: Interested in the growing role of technology in education? Interested in free dinner? Come to PAC107 Thursday night at 7! What is the power of curriculum and how can the use of computer tablets […]

Letter to the Campus Community: A Call to Action

A letter from students, alumni, staff, and faculty to the campus community.  TRIGGER WARNING: The following discusses the issue of sexual assault at Wesleyan and may be triggering for some readers. Community and official support resources can be accessed here, here, and here. At the present time, there is an unprecedented political atmosphere on campus that […]

Puppets, Family, Slamily: Things Happened This Weekend

This wonderful photo completely sums up Avenue Q. We borrowed it from Andy Ribner ’14 at the Argus.  An editor’s note from Gabe:  Here are the events this past weekend that this post could not cover: Samsara at Crowell Concert Hall, An Intimate Party Experience at WestCo, “The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano” in Memorial Chapel, Greedy Lying […]

Yawn a More Roman Way

From “the nicest guy you know,” Coz Deicke ’15: Tulsa Night Life: Filth, Gin, a Slut Welcome to the world of Yawn a More Roman Way where the dialogue is palindromes, the characters are bizarre, and the realm is absurd. An Original Palindromic Play Written and Directed by Coz Deicke This show is sponsored by Second […]

How to Lose Pre-Reg Priority and Alienate Professors: Maggie Feldman-Piltch ’14 on Being a University Major

After recently declaring a lucrative double major in Impractical Humanities Discipline and Apparently Useless Social Science According to Those Debates on the ACB, this intellectually curious blogger began to wonder what motivates students to pursue a field of study that requires actual work. Unlike my lazy ass, Theories of Ethics in Capitalism major Maggie Feldman-Piltch ’14 is one of ten current students […]

Apply to Teach Kindergarten Kickstart

If the word “teach” is in the title, you can be sure what follows is from Resident Educationisto Andy Ribner ’14: Interested in teaching preschool this summer? Apply to teach Kindergarten Kickstart! This innovative, five-week summer pre-k program employs Wesleyan students to teach high-need students who need an extra boost before their kindergarten year. This year, we will […]

Film Screening: Including Samuel

From Andrew Ribner ’14: Come join WSDR and WesJustEd in a screening of Including Samuel: “Before his son Samuel was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, photojournalist Dan Habib rarely thought about the inclusion of people with disabilities. Now he thinks about inclusion every day. Shot and produced over four years, Habib’s award-winning documentary film, Including Samuel, chronicles the Habib family’s efforts […]

Interest in Teaching

Andy Ribner ’14 just sent us an email with the subject line “Interest in Teaching,” which is sort of like that time Dave Meyer sent me an email with the subject line “Public Safety”: Are you interested in teaching? Planning to teach when you graduate? Already secured a job as a teacher? Have you thought […]

Film Screening: American Teacher

Insert “Andy Ribner ’14 is pretty into education” one-liner here: “Weaving interviews of policy experts and startling facts with the lives and careers of four teachers, American Teacher tells the collective story by and about those closest to the issues in our educational system—the 3.2 million teachers who spend every day in classrooms across the […]