It’s time to end the year with a bang ;) fill out this form by May 17th to be in Orgasm Chronicles Part 3! Tell us the story of your very first orgasm and your most recent orgasm (and maybe about some in between).
one of the motivating posters up in the historic Van Vleck Observatory
It’s technically The Day! We’re a go-go-go on these interviews, so stay tuned for these last couple uploads of terrific theses! We’ve got some fancy terminology coming atcha from some smart, smart people so stay tuned as we learn a little about solar cells, stars, and narratives.
Seniors! CONGRATS to all of you. You’ve spent this year oscillating between the best and the worst times, and it’s coming to a close. For those of y’all writing theses: you are almost down with this year of conceptualizing and writing this long ass paper!! So whether you’re stressing out too much or not stressing out enough, let Wesleying celebrate your triumphs and misfortunes this thesis season. We want to interview YOU about your thesis! We wanna hear about YOUR life, thesis-related or not! Tell us YOUR plans for April 16th (teehee CHAMPAGNE!!)!
Check out this event!:
What are the goals of our news programs, satirical comedians, and films about historical events? Do they aim to teach and inform, to entertain, or something else? This talk will ask similar questions about Greek and Roman poems that seem to teach or satirize: are they really teaching their readers, or just playing a game in which they pretend to teach while pursuing other goals? And what are the consequences of asking these questions if we want to know the truth about the ancient or modern worlds?
James O’Hara, George L. Paddison Professor of Latin at UNC Chapel Hill, kicks off the Classical Studies Spring 2019 Lecture Series this week. Don’t miss it!
Date: Thursday, February 21
Time: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Place: Downey 113
Sign-ups for the SOC Fashion Show are out! Click below to get the information from the email about signing up to be a designer or model:
It’s the first break of the year, which means a lot of important places-to-go are going to have different hours if they aren’t closed. Read below for the on-campus hours (remember that Main Street/Middletown have some other good options if you can afford out of the meal plan) and click here if you want to know about some adventures to go on around the area to entertain yourself before the cold shuts us in.
This is an update of wilk‘s update of Jackson‘s post from 2015, which was an update of skorn‘s post from 2014. Which was an update of DaPope‘s post from 2013. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, or some shit like that, right?
I’m 99% sure you are brimming with excitement right now, dear young frosh — and you can’t wait to completely settle in on campus, and hopefully, you’re finding that orientation is pretty fun. You should be excited. There are also parties. And people. Ya gotta like the people.
But, of course, part of being interested in Wesleyan means also being interested in the classes that you will take at Wesleyan, and as a Real Life Wesleyan Student, there is a slight chance I can help you on that front.
Hello, sweet sweet children! This post is here for all of my children of the rainbow to get a sense of what it is like to be a Queer identifying person on campus. This is a revamped version of the post I wrote last year (which you can find ~here~). Now that I’ve gotten a bit more experience under my belt at Wes (I’m going to be a Junior. Ik. I’m so old), I thought it was fair to update my general feeling on The Community™ at Wes. On top of my general experiences, this post will also contain some resources that are here for all LGBTQIA+ bbys.
The more I talk to college kids at other schools, the more I realize how much the music scene at Wesleyan sets itself apart. Though we have them, we are not confined to house parties and bars — there’s music nearly every day, all week. Often, there’s so much music that you can’t possibly go to it all, but you try anyway.
Once things get going, there are 3-5 concerts every weekend, sometimes even multiple shows a night. I’ve seen more bands than I have the energy to count with more variety than I can quantify simply by wandering around at Wesleyan on a given weekend. The folks who book shows at Wesleyan work very hard to bring in all kinds of groups, well-known or just emerging, from punk to dance, and usually put one or two solid student bands on the list.
Many student bands have gone on to greater things, like Overcoats, Heems (Himanshu Suri ’07) of Das Racist (Suri and Victor Vasquez ’06), Novelty Daughter, Amanda Palmer ’98, the Rooks, Henry Hall ’14 of Grand Cousin (RIP), AND MORE.
Seriously. It’s very special. What’s even better is that 95% of this stuff is totally free.
2017 update: “In the past year, there have been a few new regulations placed on the student-run concert scene by ResLife and others. The process by which these regulations were implemented has led a number of student musicians into action and frustration. There are still a large number of students who are committed to the music scene on campus and its survival, but I think it’s important that we tell some of the stories that have really made an impact on the music scene.”
If you have questions like “How do I find out what’s going on?” or “How do I find people to play music with?” or “Where can I go to concerts?”, this is the post for you.
Heyo Class of 2022,
It’s that time of the year: last-minute house parties where you make regrettable decisions with people you forget you’ll see over breaks, the last couple trips of the summer to the coffee shops and diners around the corner, getting the first onslaught of questions by your stressed senior friends with questions about the Common App, family vacations to visit relatives you haven’t seen ever but have to pretend to remember, or maybe just staring at old YouTube videos while listening to some angsty jazz while hoping that maybe college will be better than high school.