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Midnight Munchies

Happy midnight, Wesleyan.  48 hours from now, you could be enjoying some scrumptious pizza at Full House. Take it away, Lila Becker ’12:

Has Mamoun’s ceased to satisfy your late night cravings? Do you yearn for pizza in the middle of the night? Is the thought of Full House’s award-winning* Tomato and Lemon Zest pizza with feta and mozzarella cheese and homemade crust making your mouth water right now?

Then come on over to Full House between 10:30pm and 1am this Friday for some delicious homemade pizza fresh out of the oven. Rumor has it there may also be lemonade and cookies. Make sure you bring your WesID to get in and some cash–unfortunately we cannot take points.

*Davison Art Center Pizza Contest, judged by Usdan Pizza Man Mert Champagne!

Date: Friday, October 8th
Time: 10:30pm – 1am
Place: 202 Washington Street (at the corner of Wash and High)
Cost: CASH MONIES. no points (sorry!)

wesSCUBA Meeting

(Changed from WESCUBA to distance from a certain Caribbean Communist country)

Did you just wake up from a dream in which you explored the last remnants of the ocean frontier? Your subconscious was ACTUALLY informing you that you should come to the first wesSCUBA meeting of the year, today at 12PM!

Come discuss diving, dive trips, dive certification, diving animals, dolphins, sushi, sweedish fish, whatever.

Date: Today, Oct. 3
Time: 12 PM (that’s in half an hour or less, get yourself together now!)
Place: Lorise D1 (my home)

Swing Dance at Vinnie’s Jump & Jive

Jan Marie ’11 wants to get your feet a-swingin’ this Saturday night:

Are you hep to the jive? Cool as a cuke? Is the bird the word? Do you know what’s the story, morning glory?* OR HAVE YOU EVER JUST WANTED TO BE AS COOL AS THIS?

If so, you should come down to Vinnie’s Jump & Jive (corner of Wash & Main across from Laser Tag) and dance with us.

7:30-8:30 – FREE lesson for n00bs

8:30-11:30 – DJed Swing Dance

*If you don’t talk like you stepped out of Bye Bye Birdie, we’ll still love you. (But if on the other hand you *do*, well…)

Call 765-50-SWING (507-9464) for more info, and RSVP on facebook.

Date: Saturday, October 2
Time: 7:30 – 11:30 PM
Place: Vinnie’s Jump & Jive
Cost: $5

Mesa de Español

Quieres hablar en la lengua de Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, los ganadores de la copa mundial  y los profesores de Estudias Ibéricas?  Conversar con la gente hispanohablante de Wesleyan en la Mesa de Español en Usdan mañana!

(English translation: Want to speak in the language of Antionio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, the world cup winners and Iberian Studies professors? Converse with Wesleyan’s spanish speakers at the Mesa de Español at Usdan tomorrow!)

Mesa de Español – hora de conversación abierta.  Los jueves a las 12 P.M. en Usdan, segundo piso.

  • Date: Tomorrow, Sept. 30, and every Thursday until May 5th
  • Time: 12 noon – 1:00 PM
  • Place: Usdan, 2nd floor

Cycling Club Info Session

Rory Stamp ’12 wants you to enjoy working off that Freshman (or Sophomore . . . or Junior or Senior) 15:

Whether you’re a racer, recreational enthusiast, or just like taking long cruises on your fixie, come to an information session for the Wesleyan Cycling Club.  We’ll discuss upcoming races, fun rides, and scheduling group rides for all abilities. Don’t forget your bike!!

  • Date:Today, Sept. 21
  • Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Place: OutHouse, 132 High St. (Across from the Butts Parking Lot)

Did you know?

Most languages have their own word for unicorn! Here are some examples:

…And you thought you couldn’t learn anything useful from a blog.  Happy Tuesday, linguists!

Traverse Square Info Session

Committed to social justice, teaching, community based work and/or playing games, eating snacks and having fun? Tutor at the Traverse Square after school program!

TSquare is student run and community based in the Traverse Square public housing development next to the Wesleyan campus.  Tutors form close relationships with the kids in the program as we learn and play together from 4-6 Monday through Thursday. We need enthusiastic tutors to commit to working at least two afternoons a week.  If you have federal work study, you can get paid for your work.

  • Date: Tuesday, Sept. 21, Wednesday, Sept. 22, and Thursday, Sept 23
  • Time: 5:00 PM
  • Place: Usdan 110

Eine kleine Oktoberfest, ja?

Alexandra Scherbl ’12 invites you to ingest some fine German culture:

Come celebrate this Bavarian tradition at the new German
Haus! We'll have homemade pretzels, German sausages,
great company and the very best Oktoberfest songs.
Wear your Dirndl or Lederhosen if you have them.  Bis dann!

Date: Sunday, September 19th
Time: 4:00 – 8:00 PM
Place: German Haus, 65 Lawn
Cost: Nichts!