THESISCRAZY 2018: The Celebration

And with the pops of hundreds of champagne bottles, the Wesleyan University Class of 2018 is done with their theses. Shortly after the champagne popping, the sound of the fight song rang through campus. Hours later, the Olin steps were still drenched with champagne, and smelled like the aftermath of a Fountain house party (but maybe […]

THESISCRAZY2018 (Part 14): Goodbye for Now

A picture of Lila counting cells (her “favorite activity”)   Dear Friends, It has been a wild ride. Reading through all these THESISCRAZY2018 interviews has been a privilege, and I can’t wait to see what next year’s class brings. But today we have reached the end of our time together. Part 14 is the last part […]

THESISCRAZY2018 (Part 12): Lord Kelvin, Whatcha Doin’?

Alice’s “murder wall” right now. Hello friends, we back. Welcome to the twelfth episode of THESISCRAZY 2018. We’re approaching the series finale of THESISCRAZY 2018, and I gotta say I’m feeling a little sad. These theses have been amazing, they’ve been the perfect way for me to procrastinate on my work, and they’ve given me […]

THESISCRAZY 2018 (Part 10): The Residents of 43 Home

The tag on the outside of Gabe’s carrel in Olin With this 10th installment of THESISCRAZY 2018, we bring you 3 out of the 4 residents of 43 Home. These three dudes are working hard (and playing hard?), and their theses look phenomenal. We’ve got some discussion of the Foucault/Chomsky debate (check it out, or […]

THESISCRAZY 2018 (Part 8): Diets, Cuba, and Crete.

Ilana telling us about the linkage between what we eat and how free we are. In this post we have the lovely ladies Ilana Newman ’18, Hai Lun Tan ’18, and Katie Barnes ’18. They’ve done some amazing thesising about topics both domestic and international, and there was some more travel involved! To Cuba too! You can also do […]

THESISCRAZY 2018 (Part 7): Around the World and Back

Sonya filling us in on her world travels, all in the name of research. This ThesisCrazy installment features three leading ladies with their theses in various awesome majors. Travel to Medieval Spain with Sonya Bessalel ‘18, Italy with Hannah Skopicki ’18, and read some Yiddish folktales with Sophia Shoulson ’18. I’m in LOVE with the diversity of thoughts, ideas, […]